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YouTube Civil Engineering Live: 24th October 2019

Hey New England instructors! Grab a cup of coffee and join our friends from across the pond at TQ live at 7AM EST {12.00 (GMT)} YouTube Civil Engineering Live, is an hour long live streamed event that showcases TecQuipment’s teaching products for civil engineering including materials testing, structures and fluid mechanics. This dynamic LIVE event means you can ask questions to… read more

Your Body’s Digital Twin: Coming to a Stratasys 3D Printer Near You

First published on the Stratasys blog on October 9th 2019, by Jessica Coughlin. Next Tuesday, October 15, marks the day when the most biomechanically realistic synthetic version of yourself – or at least certain key bones, organs and other tissues – becomes possible thanks to the new Stratasys J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D Printer. As Stratasys-watchers… read more

New Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops Announced!

Summer’s in the rear-view mirror and a new school year is in full swing! Fall is a great time to set goals and start planning your Professional Development calendar. AET Labs is pleased to announce our newest round of Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops featuring a diverse selection of our most popular sessions paired with some… read more

5 Steps to 5-Axis

Dynamic and efficient, 5-axis machining is fast becoming the standard in manufacturing. As more complex geometries and production efficiencies are demanded by industry, how do we prepare students with the right skills needed to excel as advanced, 5-axis adept machinists? Follow 5 progressive steps: Step One: Choose professional-grade CNC machines and software by EMCO The… read more

Why Will a Laser be the Most Popular Tool in Your Makerspace?

Four reasons a laser machine will be the hit of your makerspace, hackerspace, or fab lab. Courtesy of Amy Dallman, Epilog Laser How do you build a successful makerspace? It’s the tools in the space that bring in users, and the more users your space has, the more successful your space can be. Makers are… read more

MakerBot Introduces the New METHOD X

Press Release Courtesy of MakerBot BROOKLYN, NY—August 1, 2019— MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing, announces the launch of METHOD X, a manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100°C chamber, and Stratasys SR-30 soluble supports to deliver exceptional dimensional accuracy and precision for complex, durable parts.… read more

Highlights From AET’s CNC Furniture-Making Workshop

On July 16th & 17th instructors from across New England traveled to Marlborough High School in Marlborough, MA to take part in our inaugural 2-day CNC Furniture-Making Bootcamp Workshop. Using cloud-based Fusion 360 software the group designed custom stools for fabrication, prepared them using Fusion 360 software to be milled and then made the parts… read more

Women in Engineering

Courtesy of TecQuipment, June 20, 2019 Learn more about what inspires young women to pursue a career in engineering today and what it’s like to be a female engineer in this blog post, featuring established TecQuipment engineer Bridget Whitehouse and aspiring young engineer Molly Ferneyhough.  Encountering a woman in engineering in the 1980’s was a… read more

Mind the Gap… Aligning Industry and Academia to Power Additive Manufacturing

Courtesy of Gina Scala, Stratasys Apr 23, 2019 For many years, 3D Printing was an abstract concept. The technology “could” be used to advance innovation, streamline design cycles, and power manufacturing, but there was little or no proof. Industries started to explore how to align additive manufacturing across business, but there were few use-cases to… read more