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Photo Machining

This video from Boxford demonstrates the process of photo CNC machining. The full designing and making process is shown from a CAD design through to a finished product. Firstly a bitmap or jpeg image of a woman’s face is imported into CAD software. This is then processed...

Our Ingenious Engineers

The attached teaching notes have been written to support the following Science and Engineering Show: https://www.science2life.com/shows/irelands-ingenious-engineers-show/

Gravity - STEM Resources

Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.

Toolbox

This resource from Boxford describes a toolbox project produced using CAD/CAM. Exemplar CAD files are included. The tool box is made from Corriflex and an explanation is given of its advantages and uses as a material. The toolbox is shown produced as a net using CD software. Different coloured lines show the...

Toolholder A1

This resource from Boxford describes the development of a holder for tools needed for an A1 and A1 M CNC router. Exemplar CAD files are provided for CAM output and production. The reasons for the project are described and the importance of keeping track of tools is explained. Materials, cutting tools and machine...

Toolholder A3

This resource from Boxford describes the development of a holder for tools needed for an A3 and A3M CNC router. Exemplar CAD files are provided for CAM output and production. The reasons for the project are described and the importance of keeping track of tools is explained. Materials, cutting tools and machine...

Wind Tunnel

This resource from Boxford describes the manufacture of a small wind tunnel suitable for use in conjunction with the Scalextric 4 Schools competition. It includes CAD files and pictures of the assembled wind tunnel. The design features of the wind tunnel are outlines and consideration is given to how it is used,...

Winners Podium

This resource from Boxford describes how a project to display large items can be made using the accuracy and build quality of CAD/CAM. It contains a description of the project, exemplar CAD files. Photographs show the finished winners’ podium, the wheels for moving it and the internal support beams. Sizes for the...

Spraybooth

This resource from Boxford describes the development of a CNC routed paint spray booth. STL files are provided for CAM manufacture. Different material sizes to produce different sized spray booths. Photographs show some of these different sized booths after assembly has taken place. Useful tips for final assembly...

School Eraser

This resource from Boxford describes the development of a pencil eraser project. Exemplar CAD files are also provided. The product is developed by creating a silhouette which could be cut using a laser, a scroll saw or by hand with a coping saw. The use of injection moulding in the project is also described. The...

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