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3D Printing Blog - News and Trends

The Sculpteo blog delivers the latest news and trends about 3D printing. You'll find information about the latest 3D printing technologies, 3D files, tutorials and the best 3D modeling software.

In our quest to always offer new materials and finishes, our Research & Development team works hard to give you the best finishing options for your 3D printed object. Our online 3D printing service is now proud to offer a new finishing option: the Smoothing Beautifier!   A New Finish for 3D Printing From our online platform, you obtain parts with various finishing options depending on the material you choose. With our most...

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Here at Sculpteo, we always want to offer you the best additive manufacturing experience. That’s why, in the past few weeks, we launched several new materials, as well as upgrades on our existing ones. And it doesn’t stop there. Here’s another good news for 3D printing users, professionals or individuals. Sculpteo is releasing a new 3D Printing material: CarbonMide. Today we are going to discover more about our new CarbonMide...

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The resistance of a 3D printing part is driven by two aspects: its material and its design. Among the many 3D printing materials we offer on our online 3D printing service, you can choose technical ones like metals, polyamide or glass-filled nylon. However, the most resistant material is easily breakable with a poor design. Thanks to the freedom of design offered by 3D printing, you can create precise structural patterns that give...

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3D printing is an always evolving technology, using multiple different materials and techniques in order to obtain the best results. With such ongoing innovations, the vocabulary of 3D printing can be quite difficult to master. That’s why we decided to elaborate this post on the main words of 3D printing, explaining to you what all of the most important terms mean.   If you wish to get more information, you can click on the...

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Do you want to freshen up your memory or are you just new to the world of 3D printing and want to learn about the three classic 3D technologies? Look no further, we got most of the details available here.   Choosing a technology to print out a prototype, a proof-of-concept or any object at all will depend on what is expected out of the object. Each technology has their own set of strengths and weaknesses and will define the...

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3D modeling is, along with 3D scanning, the most used method to obtain an STL for your 3D print. In industrial sectors, designers are using CAD design to prototype, iterate and obtain manufacturable parts. Parametric modeling allows the creation of complex geometries for 3D printing with high precision and possibilities of modification in the design process.     Types of design processes CAD design is the most common way to...

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At Sculpteo, our main focus is to provide the best online 3D printing service. That’s why we regularly offer you new materials and technologies. After Glass-Filled Nylon, we proudly present you a new material: Stainless Steel 420SS/BR using the Binder Jetting technology.  Today we introduce this new material to you, the technology used, its application and tips on how to design your 3D model with Binder Jetting Stainless Steel...

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Mat(t)isse developed a new technique for breast reconstruction, which uses lace and a 3D printed shell. This very innovative technique allows to personalize the implant and to avoid undergoing multiple surgeries. We had a talk with Julien Payen, co-founder of the project, about their path, their uses of 3D printing, and the implications of this new method, which are numerous and offer many benefits for women in need of breast...

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Laser cutting is a fast and cheap manufacturing technique. It is possible to use it for decorative parts with wood and acrylic but also mechanical parts with POM and metal. In this article, discover how we used this manufacturing technique to create gear mechanism. You’ll learn all you need to know before starting to laser cut gears with our POM material.   Gears, Cogwheels and mechanism   What is a gear? A gear (or...

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Choosing between 3D printing services is not always an easy decision to make. With many companies offering this kind of services, you might actually be quite confused. In this article, we want to help you understand better which criteria are the most important ones to decide which partner you want to work with.   First of all, let’s define quickly what 3D printing services are. When you wish to 3D print, you can either purchase a...

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Sculpteo is a digital manufacturing service that provides both a 3D printing and a laser cutting service. We decided to add a blog to our website back when the company was created. The overall goal is keep you updated on all the latest news and trends of the digital manufacturing in general and 3D printing in particular. On our blog you’ll find information on the 3D printers, on 3D modeling with detailed tutorials, comparisons between the technologies, events and even discounts.