Introducing “Multipart” : simplifying upload for multipart 3D files

To give you the best online personal 3D printing center, we’re always bringing new tools to our online interface. After the Repair Tool, Solidity Check, Cut-Away View, Batch Control for short series, Hollowing to hollow your 3D model, we’re introducing “Multipart” to easily 3D print a file that contains more than just one part. Whether you want to 3D print an object with moving parts or an object that requires […]Read More…

Let’s watch the stars with Pierro Astro & Sculpteo

Astronomy isn’t just for research centers. There are thousands passionate amateur astronomers, who are looking for high quality stargazing equipment. That’s where Pierro Astro comes in. This France-based company offers and develops on demand products to simplify astronomy. Since most of their products meet very specific needs, 3D printing and Sculpteo’s services were the best solution to produce peculiar pieces. Discover their story. Pierro Astro has been offering their products […]Read More…

Robot Hunt

In time for Halloween, Sculpteo is having their first annual Robot Hunt. Find one and Tweet or Instagram about it and win 25% off your next print! All around San Francisco and Paris, we have placed hundreds of small robots in individual baggies. If you happen to stumble across one, tweet your location, with #SculpteoRobotHunt and we’ll direct message you a discount code! The same goes for Instagram, post a […]Read More…

3D Printshow Paris Recap

This years 3D Printshow Paris was bigger than ever. We took the time to walk around a bit and take a look at all of the exhibitions around the show. If you didn’t get the chance to attend, here’s a recap. As per usual the show had plenty of filament deposition modeling printing firms, a plethora of design firms, some individual designers, other 3D scanning / photogrammetry services, and Sculpteo […]Read More…

Upload 25 different types of 3D files

Whatever 3D software you use, there is always a solution to upload your file on Sculpteo’s website! Of course, an STL file – the most common type of 3D model format – can be uploaded for a 3D printed through Sculpteo’s services with no problem. That being said there are 25 other file types you are able to upload to our site. With the following guide, you’ll learn everything there […]Read More…

Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet

The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004, with the intent to give the most in depth understanding of a comet that humanity has to date. Last August, the spacecraft became the first to successfully rendezvous with a comet with the intent to orbit. Now its time for the spacecraft’s robotic lander, Philae, to make its descent and Sculpteo’s 3D printing services are helping in the process. The Rosetta project was […]Read More…

Receive 10% Off All Grey Plastic 3D Prints!

Calling all 3D printers! From now until midnight, October 25th receive 10% off of all your Grey plastic prints. In celebration of our new grey coloring option in our plastic material, we are offering 10% off all grey plastic prints! Simply enter the code GREY10 at checkout and watch the price reduce! Remember that our plastic material is somewhat flexible and extremely sturdy. If you have any other questions about design guidelines […]Read More…

Recap: Capture Paris in 3D

The Meetup this past weekend at the Autodesk popup gallery in Paris was a huge success. Here is a quick recap of all of the event in all of its glory. It all began at with a presentation by Sculpteo’s Community Manager, Arthur Cassignau who gave a presentation on the days proceedings. The participants were to be split up into multiple groups and head out in various directions around the […]Read More…

This Week in 3D Printing (Oct 3 –10)

This past week was a big one in the 3D printing world, here’s a quick recap on some of the stories we prefered… A 3D Printed prosthesis for paralysed hands The last months have seen a huge expansion of 3D printed prostheses. Thanks to initiatives like e-Nable or Robohand Project, people from all over the world can now enjoy the use of both of their hands. And the most surprising […]Read More…

Directly display your 3D models on your website or your blog

You’re looking for a way to display your 3D file online? Sculpteo has the solution for you! There are many different options, whether you’re looking to embed your 3D file on your blog, your website, or even through WordPress using Sculpteo’s easy Embed Tool.   The Embed tool is incredibly easy. You can directly access it from the viewer of your 3D model. All you need to do is click […]Read More…

Tutorial: 3D Printing your Autodesk 123D Catches

Can’t make it to our meetup in Paris this weekend with Autodesk? Learn to get your 3D models printed from anywhere, using this tutorial and the 123D Catch app! 123D Catch app offers an easy, seamless way to get a 3D scan of any physical object you can imagine. With the app you can take pictures and generate a 3D model through the cloud without using an additional camera (or […]Read More…

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

The design company Ao Gitsune recently released a new amazing creation: a levitating skull, which has been 3D Printed to better meet the project’s creative needs. Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Perpetually floating in the air, this piece of art is a beautiful metaphor for the boundlessness of the human imagination. We got a chance to speak with Guillaume Kuntz and Arthur Clement, designers of […]Read More…

Material Workshop at Inside 3D Printing Santa Clara

In the Santa Clara area with questions on 3D printing and design? Stop by the Inside 3D Printing conference to meet with Sculpteo! This year’s Inside 3D Printing Santa Clara conference is this coming October 21-23 and Sculpteo’s own Christina Chun will be leading a conference on Reshaping Manufacturing: Understanding the 3D Printing Process.  The workshop will delve into the overall process of making three-dimensional solid objects from digital designs and […]Read More…

Discover 3D Printing Near You

Wether you’ve been lurking on 3D printers all week long or you have a 3D printing project in mind. It’s fairly natural to want to see a 3D print or hold one in your hand. Where can you go to do such a thing ? Four words: makerspaces, shops, museums and events. The very first place you’ll want to check out if you’re looking to discover 3D printing is probably […]Read More…

Optimization Tools: Batch Control

3D modeling softwares, Sketchup for example, offer a great flexibility when it comes to designing objects, but those objects aren’t always ready for a 3D print. Sometimes you need more than one of the same object, but not so many to justify a series of a couple hundred thousand. Luckily, Sculpteo offers an online optimization tool that allows you to duplicate the same object in one batch. Like all prints on […]Read More…