Are ALL 3D Printed Materials Toxic?
How safe are 3D printed materials? Recently we’ve seen studies that suggest some materials may be harmful; we’re here to tell you about our Sculpteo materials so that you (and your customers) can put your fears to rest. We’re going to start with the basics, this article will give you a better understanding of the materials that we use to create your products, and while all of this information is available on our materials... Read More
Your resource for 3D printing speed, build time and post-processing speeds
3D printing speed is king! Whoever can offer quality 3D prints with the fastest build time and shortest post-processing times wins. When 3D printing was initially introduced to the public it was marketed as a machine that can make items appear out of thin air, and while there is a kernel of truth to this idea the general public had extremely high expectations. When it was explained that the desktop print process (not including post... Read More
The HopBlast Company’s Prototyping Success Story!
Co-Founders Wendy and Steve didn’t let their lack of experience stop them from creating The HopBlast Company, instead they used their time to create an amazing prototype utilizing Sculpteo’s services. If you have an idea but no prototyping or 3D printing experience read this article and learn how these Co-Founders turned their idea into a company. Can you tell me and our readers a bit more about what The HopBlast Company... Read More
25% off all the white raw plastic 3D Prints!
This week, Sculpteo offers a very special discount on one of the most-requested 3D Printing Materials: White Plastic! So if you were ever thinking about 3D printing in polyamide (100 or 60 microns), now is the time to try. Polyamide offers great creative freedom. Almost all designs are 3D printable through our polyamide printing process thanks to the SLS professional printers that we are using. So don’t shy away from taller, thinner,... Read More
This webinar will help your multi-color 3D Prints Pop!
Sculpteo and Adobe have joined forces to create a Live Webinar to help your 3D Prints Pop! Our Multi-Color material for 3D printing pairs perfectly with Photoshop CC and we’ll show you how with our “Intro Webinar”. You do not want to miss this… Are you struggling to get the best looking, and most vivid colors or textures out of your 3D printer? If so we have just the thing for you, our Photoshop Creative Cloud... Read More
3D Printing and Mechanical Engineering
How much do you know about the effects of 3D printing on ‘Mechanical Engineering’? If you’re like most people it’s not something that you’re naturally interested in and that’s why I’m excited to share with you why it’s interesting and pretty fun as well. Let’s take a look. 3D printing has been leaking into unexpected areas for the last 10 years, these are areas such as food and fashion. Engineering and hardware manufacturing are areas... Read More
No Assembly Required: Multi-Material 3D printing
As we move forward by integrating 3D printed electronics into 3D printed cases the question is raised: “Is there a printer that can do this task (and more) in one shot?” Multi-material printing is a hot topic for the 3D printing industry in 2015, at CES this year there were companies showcasing electro-plastic filament for desktop 3D printers (scroll down to see the video). With this material you can print your own circuit... Read More
Future Materials for 3D Printing
3D Printing has grown rapidly and it’s gaining popularity in areas like fashion, aeronautics, and medicine; thanks to innovative new materials we see this technology being used for wildly different purposes. The future of new 3D printing materials will drive this technology to new horizons. With half of 2015 behind us, it’s only natural to think about the future of 3D printing materials. Many large companies have invested... Read More
4th of July: Top 10 Countdown of Patriotic 3D Prints!
In celebration of Independence Day in the U.S. we’re celebrating with a top 10 countdown! So here is our TOP 10 Patriotic Prints for 2015! #10. United States Cookie Cutter – Made with Food Safe Non-Toxic ABS in an FFF printer. #9. These Patriotic Candleholders – Made with a FFF printer #8. These 80’s Shade Glasses In Red, White & Blue – Made with ABS material #7. This $4,000 Guitar – Made with... Read More
Sculpteo Success Story: Backbone by Tunuva
Today’s Sculpteo Success Story features Quentin Bowden of Tunuva and he talks with us about how Sculpteo helped him create a product called ‘Backbone’ for your iPhone. Quentin can you tell us more about what Tunuva is, and also about what ‘Backbone’ does? Sure! So Tunuva started out as a 3d printing services company but it has since changed over into a product design company, and about a year ago we had... Read More