3D printing gluing: making your 3D-printed objects stick
3D printing gluing is a big topic for both hobbyists and professional. We receive questions from people on a near-daily basis who find themselves in a bind over what glue to use on their 3D printed objects. As a materials engineer at Sculpteo, I’d love to help everybody dealing with this sticky situation! Knowing which adhesive to use really depends on the 3D printing material. In all cases it is essential to follow some simple... Read More
Dream of 3D modeling for Sony Pictures?
We at Sculpteo work with some amazingly talented 3D Modelers and Designers! And we couldn’t continue to provide great photos of our prints without the help of our own talented in-house designers & modelers. That’s why today we are happy to share terrific news with you! We are sponsoring a webinar aimed at 3D Modelers and Designers! In addition to sponsoring we are also providing 10% off Sculpteo services until August... Read More
Sculpteo’s Meshmixer Tutorial Series
Printing your 3D model has never been easier with MeshMixer! This week, in Sculpteo’s series of free online tutorials for 3D printing, we’re happy to announce our latest: MeshMixer tutorial! Whether you are a professional or a non-professional designer, if you’re looking for a great tool to make your 3D models printable, MeshMixer tutorial is for you. This free and indispensable 3D printing modeling software not only allows you... Read More
Suitable File Sizes for Sculpteo
As for other more traditional services, the size of the data you’re using comes into play. At Sculpteo, we’ve based our whole process on two rules: the files you’re using needs to weigh a maximum of 50MB and each single 3D file shoudn’t exceed 1 million polygons. If your file is heavier or its polygons counts larger, we’ll give you some tips to get your object online and printed! As we’ve always... Read More
Understanding our 60µm layer thickness printing setting
As a 3D printing service, we have our mind set on two things: offering you the widest control over our machines and bringing you innovative finishes to your 3D prints. That’s why, a few weeks ago, we launched a new printing resolution for our plastic material. Once a week, we dedicate one of our SLS printers to all orders with a 60µm layer thickness. After 8 weeks of trial and error, here are our first guidelines to better... Read More
How to choose the right material for your 3D prints?
3D printing is not a unique process with just one material or one technology. In fact, when you’re looking for a 3D printed part, you can choose between many solutions and this choice will largely impact the outcome. Depending on where you are in the development lifecycle of your product, choosing the best material can be the key to your project’s success. Let us guide you through the process of picking the right material when you... Read More