WELCOME TO THE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT!
Robotics & Computer Technology lab has newly acquired computers, FANUC software & a robotic arm. FANUC is an industry standard in robotics. Students learn write applications and operate FANUC robots.
BobCAD, a new addition to the Carpentry Lab, is a powerful industry standard software used for CNC routing.
The Dental Lab was updated over Winter break. Dentrix software, used in most dental practices, along with new large screen monitors and computers for the operatory rooms, were part of the remodeling project.
Applied Engineering & Machining is using Autodesk’s Inventor HSM to rapidly design, engineer, program, and produce machined parts. The lab instructor, Mark Hamilton, and yours truly, recently completed HSM training.
Maplewood recently went paperless for
board meetings. Board members use
tablets during the Board meeting to access the online Board agenda and exhibits. The savings
is significant compared to the postage and labor costs involved when using a
paper based agenda.