Root3 Labs takes the ClayGround Studio! For this year’s company event , the team took a beginners pottery wheel class to learn how to throw some mud around!
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How do I create a new product?
Learn what it takes to turn ideas into prototypes and prototypes into finished products.
UMD Quest Visit
University of Maryland College Park QUEST Honors Program Visits Root3 Labs !
May 2021-National Inventors Month
Happy National Inventors Month from Root3 Labs! Check out some of our past prototypes and inventions we had the pleasure of designing.
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.
Conrad reviews shape-memory alloy properties and shares a Root3 Labs hack on how to heat-set Nitinol parts at a low cost.
Pumpkin Power! How to build a Self-Powered Illuminated Pumpkin
By Dionna Moore Want to leverage your pumpkin’s untapped potential? Root3 Labs has created an easy guide to help you build your own self-powered illuminated pumpkin. Need: A pumpkin that can illuminate itself without a candle or an external power source....
E-textiles: Our Clothes are Getting Smarter
Learn more about E-textiles, a new field of electronics that combines embedded electronics with fabric and textiles.
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.