2 new CLIP resins available on Sculpteo!
We’re pleased to announce that two of our CLIP resins, Cyanate Ester, and Prototyping Acrylate, are exiting their beta phase and becoming available to the general public! We’re incredibly thankful for the feedback and data our testers have produced throughout the pilot program, and we hope that all testers will continue to enjoy the updates that we have implemented based on their feedback. The Launch March 1, 2016, you might remember... Read More
3D Printing is very much alive!
Recently, some voices have been announcing the death of 3D Printing. We believe they are deeply mistaken, and 3D Printing is very much alive! Where do these claims come from? Why are they wrong? And what is 3D Printing heading towards? Looking back: a brief history of 3D Printing 3D Printing first started as a tool to make prototyping more efficient: when the first additive manufacturing patents were issued in the 1980s, the... Read More
The complete laser cutting materials list!
Are you a novice in laser cutting and wondering which kind of objects you can create with it? Are you more a regular user, who wants to experience a new way to make laser cut parts? Well, no matter what your skills in laser cutting are, this list of laser-cutting materials will give you a broad overview of the material you can use with this technology and those offered by our service. In this article, you will learn about: Our... Read More
Living hinges in laser cutting: put a twist into your 2D objects!
Laser cutting is a fascinating process, which enables you to create beautiful objects, most commonly in 2D. However, there are some techniques that exist and that allow you to create 3D objects from flat materials. Among them is what we call living hinges. How do living hinges work? This method allows you to bend flat and rigid materials by cutting long and thin strips on the surface, without separating them. Each little... Read More
A Drone that combines Laser Cutting and 3D Printing!
Now that laser cutting is available at Sculpteo, you’ll be able to incorporate laser cut elements into your projects, and associate them with 3D printing! Here we present you a drone whose frame is entirely 3D printed and laser cut, with a wingspan of 450mm for a weight of only 200g. 3D printed shell and motor mounts: solidity, lightness, and freedom in design SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) 3D Printing allows to create shapes very... Read More
Win a beautiful laser cut Pyramid
If you’re among the first 50 to order with our new laser cutting and engraving service, you’ll win a beautiful laser cut Maya Pyramid Model, that contains samples of 30 of our laser cutting materials options. As you probably know, we’re launching this week our new laser cutting and engraving service. It is available in a beta version, for you to explore, test and improve with your feedback. We are impatient to see... Read More
Create a trophy using Laser Cutting and 3D Printing
With the launch of our laser cutting service, we are bringing you a new world of possibilities! Combining laser cutting and 3D printing, you can design beautiful creations and outstanding projects. Today, we’ll guide you through the creation of a trophy with laser cutting and 3D printing. It will use the trophy base we made with laser cutting in our SketchUp tutorial. Of course, do not hesitate to customize it, and add... Read More
Laser cutting at Sculpteo: towards the future of manufacturing
Today, we are broadening our services to include laser cutting and engraving! We are very proud to introduce you to the beta version of this new service. We hope you’ll try it, enjoy it, and give us feedback and remarks, as we can’t write this story without you. On our way to the future of manufacturing Over the last seven years, we’ve distinguished ourselves through the quality of the online 3D printing service we... Read More
Top 8 Software for Laser Cutting
With the recent launch of our Laser Cutting service, it may be interesting to take a look at some of the software you could use to create awesome designs! As a reminder, the SVG format is the one suited for laser cutting, so be careful when creating your files. Without further ado, here is our top 8 of the best Software for Laser Cutting. Adobe Illustrator We will start with a software that can either be used alone or... Read More
3D Printing with Prototyping Acrylate: the complete Q&A
Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to use the new Carbon3D M1 digital light projector (DLP) resin-based 3D printer. Not only is the M1 printer the fastest in its category (stereolithography (SLA) printers), it also is compatible with a wide range of materials. In this blog series, we will share our expertise on the Carbon 3D M1 resins. After the 1st post on Rigid Polyurethane and the second article on Cyanate Ester,... Read More