When we ride our Harleys, we wear a helmet. But when we fire up a Class 3B or Class 4 laser, safety eyewear is often overlooked. Proper selection of eyewear sometimes presents some challenges. All laser safety eyewear is not the same. Eyewear that works well for a CO2 laser is not appropriate for a Nd:YAG laser.
The maker movement is exciting because it engages younger generations to be more than just software programmers. It encourages them to design and build things with their hands. These skills are critical to the budding young engineers every country relies on to stay competitive.