Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Here are 10 Awesome Women Engineers in History

Tracy Chou A highly acclaimed software engineer and advocate for women, at only 29, Tracy Chou has taken the engineering world by storm when it comes to women in engineering, and rights in the workplace. She’s best known for her work to push companies to publicly show how many women engineers they really employ. Her professional experience is just as impressive as …

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The Death of the Graphing Calculator: DESMOS App

Death of the Graphing Calculator: DESMOS App

Think back to middle school, and remember the black brick your parents had buy you in order to keep up with your peers in math. Yes, the trusty TI-84 (or TI-82, TI-83, TI-85).  According to Moore’s Law: “the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles every two years,” meaning most computers become obsolete every two years. Any computer …

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Hapman Interactive Design Tool Gives You the Power to Design Your Own Bulk Bag Unloader

Hapman Interactive Design Tool Gives You the Power to Design Your Own Bulk Bag Unloader

In 2014, Hapman teamed up with CADENAS PARTsolutions to launch an interactive design tool that makes configuring their bulk bag unloaders precise and hassle-free. Check it out here. But that’s not the only thing that sets this product apart, it features a durable frame, a low profile for fitting in tight spaces, and allows workers to manually dump smaller bags …

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Who will win? Vise vs. Hydraulic Press

In most workshops – the vice is the toughest tool around. It’s exactly what would happen if an anvil and a giant clamp had a baby. But just like in nature, there’s always a larger predator out there, and if you’re not at the top of the food-chain, you might be in trouble. Well, in this shop the top predator is a big …

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MAKE’s Giant 3D Iris is the Best Skylight Ever!

Caleb Kraft dreamed of making the perfect skylight to top off the already stunning spiral staircase at his house. Kraft attended the Maker Faire, which is where he was introduced to the latest CNC Router Parts creation, the PRO60120. This machine’s quick and smooth cutting capabilities mesmerized Kraft and led him to discuss his project with the presenter at the …

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FESTO combines nature and engineering in their new eMotionButterflies

FESTO combines nature and engineering in their new eMotionButterflies

FESTO proves that nature and engineering are two disciplines that can go hand in hand. In the video above you almost have to do a double take when looking at the beautifully engineered flying robots that take on a Monarch form.  With their ultralight wings and collective behavior, they float graciously in the air, flapping their wings in sync. They …

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Ryerson Hyperloop Team Present Design Strategy and Process at 2017 CADENAS iForum

Ryerson Hyperloop Team Present Design Strategy and Process at 2017 CADENAS iForum

Ryerson International Hyperloop Team members Graeme Klim and Tayo Shonibare give an inspiring presentation which sparks interest and discussion from a room of seasoned engineers and executives! These young engineers are using cutting-edge tools to eliminate time wasted in the engineering process, using smaller and more agile teams to accelerate design cycles and create innovative new products. In 2016, we …

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