Sculpteo Blog


4D Printing is a term that seems to appear more and more these days. It is used to designate a technology which allows the manufacturing (with 3D printing) of objects that will change their shape after they have been produced. Often the shape changes because its own environment is transforming; like being being immersed in water or by bringing the temperature down. This is not fresh news as such, since we already talked about this in...

Read More

Interested in making a change, but not sure how? At Sculpteo we pride ourselves on the customer’s experience and the quality of  services we provide. Join our team as we democratize the manufacturing industry and educate our customers about 3D printing technology along the way! Customer Satisfaction Specialist – San Leandro, CA (office)  3D Printer Operator – San Leandro, CA (factory) The Sculpteo team is a...

Read More

Every industry is impacted by additive manufacturing. Over the past 10 years, additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have radically changed our way to design, develop and manufacture new things. In the automotive industry, those technologies have made wonders to bring new shapes to life, allowing for lighter and more complex structures at the best possible cost. While it remains true that 3D printing is still mainly used for rapid...

Read More

Whether it’s your 1st upload or your 150th upload you can never be “too well-informed”, that’s why we sat down with our 3D printing experts to chat about the technical mechanics of running a 3D printing factory. Matthieu, in France, and Josh, in the US, are giving us their views on their job. We’d like to introduce you to Matthieu Sausse,  the Operations Manager in our Villejuif factory (France), and Josh...

Read More

When you are walking down the street and you see an amazing squirrel crossing your path, have you ever thought to yourself “how can I 3D Print it”? Well, I have some good news for you; if you have a picture of it then you can 3D print it! From 1 to 100 hundred pictures, several effective solutions are available to help you turning photos into 3D files. The results of your 3D model depend on the number and quality of the photos you...

Read More

Managing your 3D files and keeping up with the different versions is an art in itself. There is no need to add “file format” complexity to the mix. That’s why we decided to integrate more than 10 new native 3D file formats to our uploading tools. Using our service, you can now directly upload from your CAD software to your Sculpteo account without exporting your 3D file as an .stl. It saves you time and frustration...

Read More

CES 2016 brought nearly 170,000 people, including roughly 50,000 from outside of the US. Las Vegas, NV was the center of new technology, and networking from January 6th – 9th, 2016 In the middle of the desert, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 was in full swing and we’re going to show and tell what we saw from the Sands Expo, which housed the bulk of the 3D Printing section of CES (complete with photos and videos)....

Read More

For CES 2016, this year we pulled out all the stops and what happened next was amazing. Crowds formed around our 3D Printed fur inspired skirt and we’ll show you why! Properly positioned right at the front of the Sculpteo booth the plastic faux-fur skirt is back-lit with LED lights that change colors which caught the attention of those who passed by. Imagine that you want to create something that looks soft, and has movement....

Read More

3D printing is all about making the smartest material choice for a specific use. We believe that as a professional service, we have to offer you the broadest choice of materials and finishes. To complete our range of 3D printing services done with SLS 3D printers, we are adding a brand new Flexible Plastic material: TPU. Beyond just being awesome, this material is the world’s most flexible 3D printed TPU, and it has already...

Read More

This year at CES 2016 we are excited to showcase our fashion collection called “Virus” designed by Anastasia Ruiz in partnership with the prestigious international fashion design school ESMOD.   As you probably already know 3D printing technology is spreading into many different industries, as the technology spreads it leaves new implementations, processes, and uses in its wake. We have no doubt that you’ve seen or heard about...

Read More