Case Studies

3D Printing Case Study - University of Virginia

The University of Virginia’s mechanical and aerospace engineering program is one of the best in the United States, in part because of its commitment to hands-on learning. With six uPrint 3D Printers and a Fortus 3D Production System running every day, UVA’s rapid prototyping lab is where theory and imagination become objects that either make it or flop in the real world.

Simlog Virtual Reality Simulators

At the Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) in Portland, Maine (U.S.A.), the simulator lab consists ofseven Hydraulic Excavator Personal Simulators equipped with OEM Controls.

Simlog Virtual Reality Simulators
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Alaska Department of Corrections' (ADOC) Goose Creek Correctional Center (GCCC) opened in July 2012 and houses over 1,500 inmates. It is a mini-mum and medium custody facility for men. With over thirty newly established vocational programs, GCCC's mission emphasizes rehabilitation and re-entry into society.

Engage Engineering Students
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A little friendly competition can go a long way – especially when it comes to getting kids excited about gaining some real-life engineering experience. David Manning, professor at Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Engineering Graphics & Design Technology (EGDT), has found great success engaging his students with an annual 3D Design Derby.

The aim is to design and build a single-seater car which races on a course normally reserved for Formula 1. Formula Student is also a place where innovation is very much at home, particularly when it comes to new manufacturing methods and design engineering.

Dunwoody College of Technology (Dunwoody) was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1914 with the vision to provide a rigorous, industry-focused technical education. As the oldest and only non-profit technical college in the region, Dunwoody has garnered an international reputation for its successful approach.

3d scanners in education
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Chabot Community College (CCC) in Hayward, California was looking for a vendor to supply professional 3D laser scanning systems for their engineering classrooms to bring greater opportunity for hands-on learning with industry standard equipment and to better prepare their students for their fields.

3DD Scanner
Friday, March 11, 2016

Hillsborough Community College (HCC) was looking for a vendor to supply professional 3D laser scanning systems for their electronics engineering classrooms to bring greater opportunity for hands-on learning with industry standard equipment to better prepare their students for their fields.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Learn how Anchorage School District's portable career exploration strategy paves the way for new certification programs with Simlog's Personal Simulators.

Dimension 3D Printing Accelerates Learning

At STARBASE Minnesota, a non-profit educational organization serving nearly 4,000 students each year from more than 30 inner city schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul, instructors have found an assignment that eliminates this aversion – have the students plan a mission to Mars that includes building working rockets.

The program’s aerospace-themed curriculum provides a technology-rich...

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