Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends


Ram Fish is the CEO of startup 19Labs in Palo Alto, CA. When he told us he was using Sculpteo’s 3D printing services to revolutionize the first aid kit, we just had to know the story behind how his startup is merging healthcare with 3D printing. Ram Fish is the Founder/CEO of a startup that has reinvented the traditional first aid kit into the world’s first smart, portable health center. The last thing you want to do in a crisis...

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3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, is the process of using specialized equipment to assemble, via a computer and a 3D model, an object layer by layer. It has some unique and interesting advantages over traditional manufacturing. First, additive manufacturing allows production costs to stay the same rather there are one or a thousand units. This has several implications: it makes production available to small businesses...

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In the second part of our Guide to Makerspaces, we’ll check out two very different places. The Techshop de Paris, which has opened following the lead of Techshops in the United States. This place claims to be open to everyone, including families. And Volumes is a makerspace that is more entrepreneurial and surprising in its focus on research. In order to choose the makerspace best suited for you, we are convinced that you have to...

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We kept our promise! We are proud to announce today, almost two months after releasing our Express Production Mode, that we delivered on time 100% of all parts.   Since the beginning of April 2016, Express Production Mode is available on our website. We made you one promise: “we’ll ship your parts in 48 hours or you’ll have your money back”. To be absolutely transparent, only one part could not be delivered on time and it is...

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Flash Sale! Save 20% on your white and dyed plastic 3D prints today and tomorrow. With the code MAIA we are offering a 20% discount on 3D printed white or dyed plastic in all its forms: 100µ or 60µ layer thickness, raw or polished, normal  or express production or economy plan. Make sure you don’t miss out! Among all of our materials, plastic is definitely the most famous and the most requested. There’s a lot of good...

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There is a fair amount of cool behind RAPID. Not only, all the biggest 3D printers manufacturers are there to display their machines (from plastic to metal 3D printing), but the most influential persons in the industry are also heading there. The 2016 edition isn’t any different and holds its promises with just as many great announcements. For this edition, Sculpteo was also the sponsor of the catwalk show that just happened...

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“What trends would you anticipate having a major impact on 3D printing?” 250 additive manufacturing users recently gave their analysis on possible evolutions of the 3D industry, which we have reported in Sculpteo’s 2nd annual State of 3D Printing. Today we share with you an exclusive insight on our report. To conduct a proper text analysis on this particular question,  we defined the verbatims with keywords and made a...

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Have you ever been to a makerspace? They are very unusual places. Often, a community of enthusiasts can be found there, whether they’re individuals who are becoming technology do-it-yourselfers or professionals engaging in a new innovative project. Their common goal is to make digital manufacturing accessible to everyone. In recent years, these spaces have grown increasingly in number, equipment, and especially members. Also, since...

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Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to use the new Carbon3D M1 digital light projector (DLP) resin-based 3D printer. Not only is the M1 printer the fastest in its category (stereolithography (SLA) printers), it also is compatible with a wide range of materials. In this blog series, 3D printing engineer Chris Lau, our M1 specialist, will share his expertise on the Carbon 3D M1 resins. This first article will focus...

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After a long period of research, the Sculpteo team has developed a brand new patent pending process to smooth laser sintered plastics. You can get prototypes that look like the finished product and small series that truly have a high-quality surface finish. We’re super excited to introduce our latest finishing option: the Smoothing Beautifier! Many of you have given us feedback on the quality surface of the laser sintered parts....

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