Jun
22
Fri
MarkForged 3D Printer – June 22 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MarkForged 3D Printer - June 22 @ MIDAS Fab Lab

The Mark Two is an industrial strength 3D printer at MIDAS Lab – by reinforcing your parts with composite fiber while 3D printing them. The Mark Two has two print heads – one for Nylon and the other for composites. This is a MIDAS certification course.

Jun
25
Mon
Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner – June 25 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner - June 25 @ MIDAS Fab Lab | Trail | British Columbia | Canada

Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner Demo & use:
The Handy scan is AMAZING don’t take our work for it. Come out and see. This session will demonstrate the handy scan on a number of objects how to place tags, basic scanning, set up of a receiving software and review of captured online files. (CAD and others on demand). This course DOES NOT cover the manipulation of captured images or printing but is intended to allow members to scan and understand the potential of this device. Recommended for engineers, architects, manufacturers, machinists, makers and hobbyists alike.

Jun
29
Fri
School’s Out! Tech Meetup – Nelson | June 29th @ West Coast Grill Tickets
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
School's Out! Tech Meetup – Nelson  |  June 29th @ West Coast Grill | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada

West Koots tech professionals!  Are you a tech or knowledge worker living in Nelson? Maybe you work as a freelancer, or work remotely?

Are you interested in hooking up with locals to network, collaborate, and work together to improve our community and local economy?

This is our last Meetup before summer break and it’s gonna be a party so come out and join the best meetup in town… connect, mingle, network.  Snacks & great company as always!

 

Looking for more information, resources and support?  Please join our Facebook group!

 

Jul
5
Thu
Tormach Metal CNC Mill – Jul 5 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tormach Metal CNC Mill - Jul 5 @ MIDAS Fab Lab

The ultimate in 3-axis metal CNC technology. Designed for aluminum, light metals and composite plastics – this machine packs horsepower. This machine is not for beginners – only experienced CNC operators can be certified, but anyone can take the course.

Jul
9
Mon
Trotec 120Watt Laser Cutter – July 9 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trotec 120Watt Laser Cutter - July 9 @ MIDAS Fab Lab

Trotec 120Watt Laser cutter
Some would say the Laser cutter is plug and play. It can etch and cut many materials – load the design, material, put the hood down and let it cut.  Join us to find out what it can do and the basic rules of operations.

Jul
13
Fri
Shopbot CNC (Desktop & Alpha) – July 13 @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Shopbot CNC (Desktop & Alpha) - July 13 @ MIDAS Fab Lab

Training on BOTH the Desktop and Alpha Shopbot CNC Included

The ShopBot Desktop has a bed size of 24″ x 18″ and a 1HP motor.

This ShopBot Alpha is a full-size CNC with a 48″x96″ table with a 4HP motor.

Both machines are run by the same programming software and have full capability to mill 2d and 3d prototypes.
Tooling and use make this pair of CNC’s perfect for soft-material CNC cutting at any size.

Jul
27
Fri
Roland MonoFab SRM-20 Mini Milling Machine @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Roland MonoFab SRM-20 Mini Milling Machine @ MIDAS Fab Lab

The SRM-20 offers compact size and powerful functionality for production ready, realistic parts and prototypes. A wide range of materials, including modeling wax, chemical wood, foam, acrylic, poly acetate, ABS and PCB’s can be precision milled at MIDAS.

Jul
30
Mon
Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner @ MIDAS Fab Lab

Creaform 700 3D Handyscan Scanner Demo & use:
The Handy scan is AMAZING don’t take our work for it. Come out and see. This session will demonstrate the handy scan on a number of objects how to place tags, basic scanning, set up of a receiving software and review of captured online files. (CAD and others on demand). This course DOES NOT cover the manipulation of captured images or printing but is intended to allow members to scan and understand the potential of this device. Recommended for engineers, architects, manufacturers, machinists, makers and hobbyists alike.

Aug
10
Fri
Shopbot CNC (Desktop & Alpha) Tickets
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shopbot CNC (Desktop & Alpha)

Training on BOTH the Desktop and Alpha Shopbot CNC Included

The ShopBot Desktop has a bed size of 24″ x 18″ and a 1HP motor.

This ShopBot Alpha is a full-size CNC with a 48″x96″ table with a 4HP motor.

Both machines are run by the same programming software and have full capability to mill 2d and 3d prototypes.
Tooling and use make this pair of CNC’s perfect for soft-material CNC cutting at any size.

Aug
13
Mon
Trotec 120Watt Laser Cutter @ MIDAS Fab Lab Tickets
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Trotec 120Watt Laser Cutter @ MIDAS Fab Lab

Trotec 120Watt Laser cutter
Some would say the Laser cutter is plug and play. It can etch and cut many materials – load the design, material, put the hood down and let it cut.  Join us to find out what it can do and the basic rules of operations.