Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends


Have you ever been in this situation where you need a part within 48 hours, otherwise all your plans are doomed? In the professional world, it’s not an unusual course of events. With 3D printing and the possibility to create quickly a part,  this specific case is becoming less stressful. Then what should you do the next time this emergency situation happened to you? We are going to explain to you how to use the service of Makerspaces...

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Sculpteo State of 3D Printing surveyed nearly 1,000 engineers and design professionals at virtually all levels, across all industries, and around the world. We asked what they do, why they do it, how they do it, and if it’s working. The State of 3D Printing report breaks it all down. We will cover the main results in a series of posts. The first one is dedicated to our methodology and the samples.   What is the ROI of 3D...

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Researching the environmental impact of 3D printing has been covered by companies, governmental agencies, along with colleges and Universities. There are panels and discussions about recyclable plastics and the benefits additive over subtractive manufacturing in terms of minimizing waste. Today we will take a look at one company to discover how they are focusing on cleaning up our environment with their use of 3D Printing. Michael...

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 You’ll find plenty of things on our website. A great 3D printing service, material descriptions, a glossary, wonderful tutorials. You name it, we’ll probably have something for you. But there is one Sculpteo offer that you might not know about: it’s our 3D printing affiliate program. It lets you recommend Sculpteo to others on your website or elsewhere and get a commission on sales that are realized thanks to you....

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One very exciting side of 3D printing is the possibility to involve yourself in a project and proudly say ” I made it myself”. Nevertheless, while some projects are quite easy to make but help you create the perfect tool you need, other 3D printing projects imply more time and energy, but they are also the most impressive. That’s the reason why we gathered for you 10 3D printing projects to create surprising, design...

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SME’s RAPID 2016 takes place from May 17-19, 2016 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. We will be there making our mark by sponsoring and participating in the 3D printed fashion show, handing out giveaways, and launching our newest finishing option. RAPID is known throughout the additive manufacturing industry for its celebration of innovation, and bringing together powerful players in 3D printing, including...

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So, you want to start using a 3D printing service but you are a little trepidatious? It’s understandable. The additive manufacturing industry is shifting away from the business to consumer model and now is the perfect time for budding entrepreneurs as well as established businesses to offer more options to their clients and customers.   Why is 3D printing moving away from B2C? The additive manufacturing industry has certainly...

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Mathematics is often considered boring and useless for most students. Artists, architects, and engineers know that math is more than strange symbols and numbers put together, instead they are a great source of inspiration in art. You’ve probably already seen Escher’s drawings depicting animals that fit to cover the plane or his impossible stairs and fountains where the water never ends. With 3D printing, we can now easily make this...

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Hey there! My name is Nicolas, and I just arrived at Sculpteo. I would like to talk to you about a project I have been working on for the last year. Its name is Handesign, and it could help us make the world a better place! Nowadays, there’s more than 30 million amputees around the world. And all the countries don’t have the same capabilites to handle the situation. While in the most developped, like in the United States,...

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The drone industry knows it well, making drones is becoming more and more about the features. With aircraft capable of flying on long distances, at incredible heights and always carrying more loads, the real deal is to have drones that can take care of specific tasks for precise applications. With this idea in mind, the team behind Jarriquez decided to build a drone that can generate 3D maps on the go so that it’s able to find its way...

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