Sr. Mechanical Engineer Christina Krueger builds a ukulele stand for a music classroom.
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How to Get Started Powder Coating
We got started powder coating metal parts a few years ago and were surprised to learn it isn't hard, it isn't expensive, and it can be preferred to painting for a few reasons. Here, we'll describe the process and demonstrate on the after-market cast-iron differential...
Laser Cutter Tutorial
Conrad demonstrates some of the raster and vector cutting techniques used throughout our prototyping process using various fabrication tools.
Quarantine Experiments – The Root3 Hot Chocolate Ball
Christina demonstrates how to design and build a silicone mold that will, later on, create Root3 hot chocolate bombs.
Processing Scanned Models with Meshmixer and Solidworks
Rachel demonstrates how to process a scanned 3D model with Meshmixer and SolidWorks.
Root3 Labs Dives Deep into Dip Molding
Rachel describes the dip molding process and addresses the advantages and disadvantages of the manufacturing technique.
Shapeoko CNC Router Tutorial
Todd gives an overview of the workflow to get from a design to a finished part using our CNC Router.
SolidWorks Tutorial – Creating Configurations
Andrey walks through three techniques for working with Solidworks “Configurations”.
Root3 Labs finds new ways to be FLEXIBLE in quarantine
Christina reviews and tests a new material for 3D printing elastic parts.
Coaptech raises $2.35 million
Congratulations to our client, Coaptech, for recently raising $2.35 million in seed funding to support clinical trials and continue progress toward FDA approval of the device we developed with them to insert a feeding tube at the bedside.
Electric Skateboard Design
Some hardware friends of ours put together an informal design competition to build an electric skateboard.
Art and engineering
We have a variety of tools in the workshop for building prototypes. I enjoy that aspect of engineering. I find that holds true for most of the engineers I know and work with, but it's not always focused on anything more than relaxation or exploration. Sometimes, when...