Our first Em2(x) model ships!

Our first Em2(x) model ships!

 After many months of research and design we shipped our first redesigned Emriver Em2 (which we call the Em2x at the lab). We’re in full production mode, all the kinks are out and we’re building models.  And have a lot of orders to fill (thanks!)...

The new Emriver Em2s are in the house.

The new Emriver Em2s are in the house.

Today I drove to L.E. Sauer Machine in St. Louis to pick up our first production run of twenty.  Most of them are sold. The boxes are beautiful, and weigh only 38 pounds (the old one was 65).  Here Lily does an easy two-handed overhead lift.  The other photo shows the...

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

Ice bedrock, knitting, and LRRD internationale.

All our days are interesting, but today was extra special. We sold our first Em2 model in Europe. We tested ice structures in a model and it was a huge success.  Here Lily adds dye to a chunk of ice. We began full scale production of the new Emriver Em2. And by far...

The new Em2 is in the house!

The new Em2 is in the house!

Today Lily returned from St. Louis with a set of supports for the new Emriver Em2.  Aside from a few minor details, after thousands of hours of work this new design is done. Clearly Lily’s very excited about this, and so am I! The “horses” as we call...

Why I have no time for science blogging!

Why I have no time for science blogging!

  We are insanely busy at LRRD these days, with consulting, R&D, preparation for GSA-Denver, starting new research, and shipping at least a dozen of our new Em2 models as they’re built. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on, just in the last...