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Can Your 3D Printer Do This?

The 3D Printing Challenge: Complex Cam & Piston Assembly Not all 3D printers are created equal, and very few have the capability to print a complete working model all in one shot. With settings at 0.010″ resolution and using ABS model material, this little fidget spinner was printed with no assembly required. So, what allows… read more

Upgrade Your Printer. Upgrade Your Lab

For a limited time, you can trade in your uPrint, Dimension or Fortus 250mc for a discounted Stratasys F270 or F370 3D printer! This is an especially valuable offer for schools and labs that own the original uPrint. This printer has an end of life of 12/31/2018, which means you cannot buy service contracts and… read more

Inventor of 4D Printing is Keynote Speaker for Dig it. Fab it. Make it.

Ask your students this: What if we could design objects that evolve and adapt to inclement weather instead of fracturing? The AET Labs team is thrilled to announce Skylar Tibbits, founder of the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, as this year’s keynote speaker at Dig It. Fab It. Make It., May 3rd at WPI. In this… read more

Register for a Hands-On Workshop 3/23 – MakerBot 3D Printing Custom Applications

On March 23rd join AET Labs and MakerBot Product Specialist Chris Franks as he introduces the new MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder to the New England education community. Chris will discuss how custom material print modes offer new advantages to your classroom, and how this creative flexibility can help push the boundaries for your school. Topics will include:… read more

Minuteman High School Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Advanced Manufacturing Program

On Thursday, February 15, 2018 Minuteman High School in Lexington, MA unveiled its highly-anticipated new Advanced Manufacturing Lab to students, members of local industry and a host of invited dignitaries including Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, State Representatives Kate Hogan, Denise Garlick and Jay Kaufman, State Senator Richard Ross and Assistant Secretary for Career Education… read more

Dig It. Fab It. Make It. 2018 – New England’s Premiere Fab Lab Expo for Education Commences May 3rd 2018

Educators from the Northeast are once again invited to join AET Labs and our co-hosts Stratasys and GrabCAD for this year’s Digital Fabrication Showcase at WPI. Spots are still open for students to enter the regional Extreme Redesign People’s Choice Challenge. Students will once again compete on-site as individuals and teams for bragging rights and… read more

Are You and Your Students Siemens Certified?

Have you taken advantage of Siemens Lifelong Educational Advantage Program (L.E.A.P.)? This valuable training program offers instructional content, training and partnerships with machine tool builders to give students an advanced understanding in the areas of milling. “Currently, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) jobs are growing at 1.7 times the rate of non-STEM jobs. Employers… read more

Interdisciplinary Learning on Advanced Technology Strengthens STEM at Marlborough High School

Originally published by Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive manufacturing. AET Labs is happy to serve the New England education community as a Stratasys partner. High-Level Learners In 2011, Marlborough High School (MHS) in Massachusetts established their STEM Early College High School program after receiving a grant from the U.S. DOL and the Massachusetts… read more

Desktop Metal Begins Shipping to First Pioneer Customers

  PRESS RELEASE – Desktop Metal Begins Shipping to First Pioneer Customers Dec 18 2017—Companies Span Multiple industries – Heavy Machinery, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Service Bureaus, Machine Shops and Government & Education. Just eight months after its initial introduction, Desktop Metal today announced it has begun shipping its metal 3D printer to early pioneer customers as… read more