Teaching CNC Machining at the University of Iowa

Adding hands-on experiences in the classroom makes CNC machining easier to both learn and understand - especially in the commercial world of manufacturing and engineering. [youtube]dXBbEipAxTs[/youtube] Matias Perret is an instructor in the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, and he has used both a PCNC 770 and a PCNC 440 to give his students CNC manufacturing experience.

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How to Crash Your CNC Mill (Responsibly)

Mistakes Happen: Turning Student Crashes into Teachable Moments with Your CNC Mill

 

College freshman are immersed in new experiences at the start of the fall semester – their first time away from home, shopping on a budget, and, many times, their first time coming face to face with a CNC machine. We’ve all seen them.

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Tormach Owners Help Robotics Teams Win

At Tormach, our mission is to not only empower people to make things, but to also embolden them to make a difference.   It is invigorating to see how our customers cultivate creativity, foster ingenuity and encourage the development of their own industry and businesses, as well as the lives of future innovators.  Recently, a Tormach machine owner led me to a pristine winter landscape of stretching farmlands and an exceptionally resourceful robotics team in central Minnesota. 

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Ohio State Teaches Engineers with Tormach CNC Machines

Ohio State University has filled their training lab with Tormach CNC machine equipment to meet the challenges of educating future engineers.

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A Week of Fab Labs and STEM Days

At Tormach, we find ourselves visiting a lot of different trade shows since we touch people in so many different areas – from education to makers to heavy industry – and last week was no different.

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Bridge Education and Business: 6 Ways to Guarantee a Successful STEM Event

I love STEM events. Students huddling around chemistry experiments, buzzing machines, and the buzzing of learning makes me giddy; all of these bright young minds are going to be our future, and, with our help, our legacy as STEM professionals.

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