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...
News & Insights
Conrad reviews shape-memory alloy properties and shares a Root3 Labs hack on how to heat-set Nitinol parts at a low cost.
Root3 Labs Dives Deep into Dip Molding
Rachel describes the dip molding process and addresses the advantages and disadvantages of the manufacturing technique.
SolidWorks Tutorial – Creating Configurations
Andrey walks through three techniques for working with Solidworks “Configurations”.
Being a Virtually Virtual Intern
What was it like to be an intern at Root3 Labs this summer? Chloe wrote about her experience doing a virtual internship.
We’ll miss our summer interns
We had a great summer with our interns, Matthew & Yonit, but summer is coming to an end and they've gone back to school. They got to design and build plenty of prototypes, perform detailed sensor calibrations, and hopefully get a better background on product...
More on the new Facility
Our new prototyping and manufacturing facility has over 3,700 sq ft of offices and industrial space for our growing staff, a comfortable meeting place for customers and suppliers, a high-tech fabrication and assembly workshop, and storage for prototype and low-volume production units.
RAMP MD Turns Two
Two years ago, the Regional Additive Manufacturing Partnership of MD (RAMP MD) was formed as a consortium of private businesses, regional universities, and governmental agencies whose goal is to expand Maryland's capabilities in additive manufacturing. As a Partner in...
Invest Maryland Challenge 2014
Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners at the 2014 InvestMaryland Challenge, including InnoVital Systems, recipient of our Design Services Award!
First Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Contest
The first annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition are currently being reviewed. More info at www.innovate4kids.org.
National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation
Root3 Labs℠ is excited to be part of the new National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), formed through a $3.5 million award over 5 years from the FDA to the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center.
Lean Startup in the Non-Startup
Come join me at the Baltimore Lean Startup event, Lean Startup in the Non-Startup, on Tuesday, August 21, 6pm on the CCBC campus. Along with several other interesting speakers, I'll be talking about the impact of rapid prototyping on product development and how it's...