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Holey Ball Project

What’s the Holey Ball Project you ask? It is a project that teaches some advanced techniques in Onshape dealing with geometry and work planes. Great for a student who is ahead on another project…  857 total views,  1 views today

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Onshape Advanced Tools

So you think you know all there is to know after the basic tutorials huh? No no, that was just the tip of the iceberg! In this set of tutorials Jim shows us the more advanced tools like Loft, Helix, Wrap, Work Planes, and Sweep. There are also a couple projects you can do with your kids to get...

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Injection Molding: Marvel of Modern Engineering

Jim Found this one, and it is a GEM!  A video about a plastic ball valve. Really? This is a marvel of engineering? Ummm… actually… yes. Jim and I both think so, and since it’s on the internet it must be true. This is a great 15 minute video with some wry humor thrown in that explains...

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Factory simulations from UK show off automation

Doesn’t get much better than this!  18 teachers from around the country gathered at the University of Kentucky to learn about CIM for two weeks. They spent two days showing off what they learned by making a factory simulation. The class was broken up into two teams, and both successfully completed...

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What kind of tools should I use?

Question: I know nothing about tools for CNC machines.  What kind are there, and what can I use them for? Answer: There is so much to learn about tooling when it comes to CNC machines, that it can really be overwhelming. Here we present just the basics as it pertains to a “rookies” classroom....

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The Basics: Tooling For CNC Machines

There is so much to learn about tooling when it comes to CNC machines, that it can really be overwhelming. Here we present just the basics as it pertains to a “rookies” classroom. There are complete courses on these topics, but this should get you started First of all, We have put...

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