Building the Perfect Workbench: A Guide for Any Workshop

Building the Perfect Workbench: A Guide for Any Workshop

One of the most crucial aspects for any shop, lab, industrial maintenance area, or even a hobbyist’s workspace is how you approach your work environment. This involves where you work, how you work, and how to make the process as easy and safe as possible. As...
Our Geologist Squeeze Boxes Are Better Than Ever!

Our Geologist Squeeze Boxes Are Better Than Ever!

Everybody likes a desk toy – it is even better when it can be a learning tool as well! That’s why a few years ago we released the original Geologist’s Squeeze Box. This was our small-scale spin on the classic structural geology lab apparatus that was...
Why Standard Resistor Values are Strange

Why Standard Resistor Values are Strange

When designing a circuit or working on a piece of equipment we get used to seeing the same “standard” resistor values. For example, when making a voltage divider the math may say you need a 2341 ohm resistor, but in general we would see that implemented as...
Taylor Swift is Making Waves in the Seismic World

Taylor Swift is Making Waves in the Seismic World

Seismometers, designed to measure the Earth’s surface velocity or acceleration, are primariloy utilized for traditional scientific goals like earthquake detection, nuclear test ban treaty monitoring, and attempting to map out our planet’s interior. But, as...
Join Us For GEARS 2024: Enroll Today!

Join Us For GEARS 2024: Enroll Today!

Enroll Now! We are thrilled to announce that registration for the 2024 GEARS (Generalist Electromechanics for Applied Researchers) Workshop, August 26 – 30, is now open! With three successful workshops behind us, we’re eager to welcome a fresh group of...
GEARS 2023

GEARS 2023

2023 brought about a lot of changes for our business. We moved facilities (and were therefore shutdown for some time) in the early part of the year, we welcomed another team member, and we added lots of new capabilities. All of this chaos meant that we ended up...
GEARS 2023 Now in November!

GEARS 2023 Now in November!

We have some exciting news to share with you! The 2023 GEARS (Generalist Electromechanics for Applied Researchers) Workshop is still on, and it’s better than ever. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we had to postpone the event, but we are thrilled to announce the...