Making Chips at Maker Faire

Tormach PCNC 440 at Maker Faire New York This last weekend, bus-loads of makers descended on the New York Hall of Science in Queens to attend the 2016 World Maker Faire. Tormach PCNC 440 at Maker Faire New York Tormach was there to show off our PCNC 440, which was unveiled at the same even last year, and we got to see quite an array of projects and maker tools. movie prosthetics at Maker Faire New York The booth next door specialized in molding materials for masks and costume prosthetics. 3d printer at Maker Faire New York Of course, there was an array of 3D printers and customizable PCB companies. Robotics at Maker Faire New York There were several FIRST Robotics teams on-site to show off their builds from last season. activities at Maker Faire New York activities at Maker Faire New York activities at Maker Faire New York There were all kinds of art sculptures and kinetic activities for kids and adults – plus the occasional musical break-out. 3d printers made with Tormach at Maker Faire New York dsc_6934 We even had several customers stop by the booth, one of which (ReDeTec) also had a booth at the faire and is using their PCNC 770 to make a plastic recycling unit for more sustainable 3D printer filament. Chris Fox of Tormach at Maker Faire New York Photo Credit: Mike Senese, Make: Magazine And, Make: Magazine put us in their photo-roll of the event, showing off a Raspberry Pi Zero case that just came off the PCNC 440. We’re already looking forward to the next Maker Faire in San Francisco next spring, but we always love to see what Tormach owners are making. Send your projects and machining pictures to marketing@tormach.com, and you may just see them pop up in the blog! Tormach PCNC 440 at Maker faire New York movie props at Maker Faire New York Drone racing at Maker Faire New York robotics at maker faire new york autonomous robots at Maker Faire New York activities at Maker Faire New York activities at Maker Faire New York

Chris Fox

Chris comes from a publishing background with years of experience in science, technology, and engineering publications. Previously an editor with Product Design and Development and Gizmag, he has a keen eye on the maker community and the changing landscape of the world of prototyping, product development, and small-scale manufacturing. Chris has been working with clients to create Tormach's customer success stories since 2013. Follow him on Twitter @TheChris_Fox

Chris Fox