3D printing growth: the most relevant studies to build your strategy
The 3d printing growth is on everyone minds these days. In general, 3D printing boasts an estimated annual growth of about 30%: with a market worth 4.1 billion, according to the Wohlers Report 2015, which is expected to reach 21.2 billion within the next 5 years. In practice, this will require increasingly larger and more sustainable investments in this technology, as with any manufacturing industry. This is something we touched on in... Read More
Beyond 3D Printed car and Supercar: can you 3D print car parts?
Prospective projects including 3D Printing are regularly shaking automative manufacturing by re-inventing the way we conceive and build cars. But should you wait several years before using 3D Printing in your own car? Last week’s announcement of the performances of Blade made the buzz. This supercar created by divergentmicrofactories is based on a 3D-printed chassis that can be assembled in a matter of minutes. The chassis... Read More
Find the hackerspace close to you with the Makermap
Beyond summer beaches and music festivals what about visiting an hackesrspace and being inspired by making stuff? The Makermap charts the hackerspaces and the maker resources around the world. The Makermap is an ongoing open source project which aims to create a global database of maker resources – from workspaces to incubators – which is powered by the maker community and easily searchable on any device. The project was... 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
3D Printing Jurassic World Fossils (SLS)
Digging for fossils in our SLS 3D Printer… While you were sleeping our SLS machines were running, and you won’t believe what we found. SLS (which stands for Selective Laser Sintering) and it uses a highly specific laser that binds thin layers of polyamide powder together one layer at a time. After each round of binding with the laser, the printing bed is lowered and another layer of powder is evenly swept across the top... Read More