When it comes to welding, those in the industry know one thing: good, skilled welders are in short supply. Many skilled welders are entering retirement age or have already retired creating a shortage. One company anticipates that a lack of welders costs the business $2 million in revenue each year due to delayed orders; the need for welders has grown while the supply has shrunk.
Oklahoma State University engineering capstone project; using 3D technology to create a mobile vehicle sustainable for competition. The Sooner Powered Vehicle Team (SPV) is a student organization that designs, fabricates, and races a competitive recumbent bicycle. SPV provides the opportunity for young #engineering students to demonstrate sound principles of design through the development of a sustainable and practical transportation alternative.
The new education modules, available only to Stratasys customers, are designed for educators to take students through a full product development life cycle, from concept sketch to CAD design and finally 3D print. Modules are unique and each one focuses on a specific project with various durations from days to weeks. These modules are created with a comprehensive outline with an overall objective, project resources, design criteria and process.
Tech-Labs is one of the few platinum distributors for Stratasys, a pioneer in 3D technology and one of the largest suppliers of 3D printers in the world. Tech-Labs is also a full-service provider of educational equipment and software, distributing robotics, e-learning and heavy equipment simulators.