After a full school year of planning, building and experimenting, our Pneumatic Lab team completed their capstone project. They presented the final product – three pneumatic lab setups with guides – at the Purdue Polytechnic Tech Expo on April 27. Reflections on the project At our last update, the labs were being tested with students … Continued

It’s the middle of April, it’s finally warming up and the pneumatic lab team from Purdue Polytechnic Institute can feel the end of the school year upon them. They’ve nearly completed their entire capstone project, but a couple steps remain for Gate 5. Building the lab Early in the capstone, the team had several ideas … Continued

With the second semester of the 2017-18 school year underway, our pneumatic lab team has now passed four of the six gates to completing their capstone project. They spent the last month or so working on Gate 4. This gate included creating design plans to build and refine the three labs they have selected. Now … Continued

According to the calendar, our student team has reached the halfway point – Gate 3 – on their pneumatic lab capstone project. That halfway point is a big one for Purdue Polytechnic Institute capstone teams. Our team joined 30 other capstone groups in the Purdue Memorial Union last week. Each team presented a poster that … Continued

“That’s great…in theory.” We’ve all heard it – the insinuation that an idea is flawed because there doesn’t seem to be a real-life example of success. Companies like Proportion-Air, which offer only a few product series that can be customized for a wide range of applications, are always looking for people who push the limits … Continued