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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.

Every day, we are working on upgrading our 3D printing service and laser cutting service to meet your needs closer and closer. And it is paying! On Ekomi we are graded 4,3/5 on ekomi.com, which shows our customers’ satisfaction. Recently, we’ve been adding options in production to ensure at the same time quality and on-time delivery. We’re very happy to announce that 25% of the orders are delivered in advance! How is it possible, you...

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3D Printing is revolutionizing healthcare in many ways. Today, we share an interview with Professor Daniel Kelly, whose team at the Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research Centre (AMBER) of Trinity College, Dublin, is taking part in this revolution, by researching how to 3D print cartilage and bone using a “bio-ink”. Millions of medical procedures require a bone graft every year, and the most common options available at the...

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A new material has arrived in our catalogue for your laser cutting project! POM, also known as acetal or polyacetal, is a technical material used in the automotive and consumer electronics industry. It fits perfectly for objects like eyeglass frames, small gear wheels or for some types of handles. Discover what you can do with our new POM material!   Composition and Properties POM is the acronym for Polyoxymethylene but is often...

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Find out everything about lean hardware, and how 3D printing services are its best allies. Today, the hardware industry is changing faster than ever. It is now strategic for big companies and young startups to design, produce and iterate their prototypes with always shorter deadlines. Therefore, the main challenge for entrepreneurs is to have their first products in a few weeks, even in a few days or – one can dream – in...

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Next Friday is BLACK FRIDAY!! For this occasion, we offer 25% off all orders above $120 (or 120€) on all our materials, all our technologies, all our finishes! Careful: The $120 (or 120€) don’t include shipping costs. The discount will last from Friday morning (00:00 on Friday Paris time or 3pm on Thursday San Francisco time) to Sunday night (Midnight in San Francisco time, or 9 am on Monday in Paris time). It’s the...

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Among the whole panel of potential use of the 3D printing technology, one is growing as a game changer for the industry: 3D printing spare parts. It can transform the manufacturing process more than we think, especially about the relationship between consumer, product and manufacturers. Against the actual matters of planned obsolescence, mass consumption and the increase of e-waste, the 3D printing of spare parts could possibly solve...

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From Tuesday, December 6th to Friday 9th, we’ll take part to MIDEST tradeshow in Villepinte, Paris. It is an amazing opportunity to foster innovation and to discuss and shape the future of manufacturing and factories.     A show for professionals, with a focus on subcontracting Midest is a global show for all industrial subcontracting know-how. Midest’s 46th edition will gather more than 1,600 exhibitors, 38% of them being...

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With 3D printing, the orientation of your part matters. Because the object is manufactured layer by layer, it might be of importance to you how your part is positioned in the 3D printer. We had already enabled batch orders to control their part orientation, and now we extend this feature to all expert users. Read on to learn: Why part orientation is important How to customize your orientation What qualifies as a batch order, and which...

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The 3D printing sector and the technologies behind it shown a strong growth these two last years. As a standard and for technical simplifications, we used the .STL format file as the common language for 3D printing but do you really know all about this CAD file ? There are 9 facts about STL file to improve your 3D printing skills.   1- The STL name: it comes from the first 3D printing technology STL is a format developed in 1987...

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3D Printing and video games: when a digital character can be handled in real life. Today we share with you a customer story full of colors and movement: the story of the promising student video game Lily, colors of Santa Luz. This project charmed us, and its creators used our online 3D printing service to give it some life, thanks to a color 3D printed figurine of their main character, the adorable Lily. Florian Coudray, one of the...

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Discover more about 3D printing and digital manufacturing with our blog

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.