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.
How to Choose Between 3D Printing Flexible Materials?
Looking for 3D printed rubber or silicone for your product? Unfortunately, these common production materials are now very difficult to produce with 3D printing, often very expensive or with very limited dimensions (and so very expensive). The good news is that you can find good alternatives to other 3D printing flexible materials if you accept to compromise on certain properties. At Sculpteo we offer flexible plastic and flexible... Read More
How 3D printing can help build Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing are two of the hottest topics when it comes to technology, and to what it can bring to our future. As explained in many of our previous blog posts – like this one on the coolest metal 3D printing applications, you can use 3D printing in an almost infinite amount of situations. How can it be used to deal with AI related problematics? Well, a team of researchers found a new fascinating way... Read More
Top 20 of online resources for makers
The rise of the makers movement opens an incredible range of possibilities for those who want to learn and create. The makers movement is a community of people enthusiastic about creation and DIY (do-it-yourself), who share their knowledge, their physical and immaterial tools and workshops, and who make the most of new technologies. The makers movement is alive in homes, workshops, maker-places, fablabs, maker faires and conventions,... Read More
The Artificial Intelligence for your 3D Printing Projects: Business Case
At the beginning of the year, we’ve announced at CES 2017 that we were launching a new DMLS and SLM online 3D Printing service, and, to go along with it, AMT (Agile Manufacturing Technology), a new software suite entirely dedicated to 3D Printing. The first tool of the AMT suite is Business Case, the first Artificial Intelligence for 3D Printing! In this article, you’ll find out everything about this tool, which helps you... Read More
3D Printing Material: Multi Jet Fusion PA12 in 7 Questions
Since we launched our new material Multi Jet Fusion PA12, we can proudly say that it generated a lot of enthusiasm, especially from those who were waiting to experience HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology. For now, there’s only one material available: Multi Jet Fusion PA12, allowing you to 3D print black plastic parts of high quality, but more 3D printing materials should be launched soon! Today, we will tell you more about this 3D... Read More
3D printed robot: How to build a Strandbeest
Last week, one of our customers, Nicolas Raynaud, went viral on Reddit, posting a gif of the 3D printed robot he made thanks to Sculpteo. He designed a robot, after Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest mechanism. What is it? How to build a Strandbeest thanks to 3D printing? What are our best tips to succeed in creating your own walking device? Discover it right now! A great 3D printed Strandbeest Nicolas Raynaud, one of Sculpteo’s... Read More
Quality Control: How we control the quality of a 3D print at Sculpteo thanks to our 3D printing software
At Sculpteo, we focus a lot on the quality of the 3D prints that we provide. In our experience quality is key when it comes to building the best online 3D printing service, but how do we make sure that your 3D print matches all of our mutual quality requirements? We’ve built our own Quality Control tools, a 3D printing software tool which intelligently collects data in order to improve the way we produce your 3D printed parts, job... Read More
10 reasons why 3D printing is the best complement to CNC Mill
When it comes to production, 3D printing is often compared to other manufacturing technologies. Indeed, this technology can truly help optimize how to run a regular machine shop. For instance, it can perfectly complement CNC mill. Here are 10 reasons why 3D printing can help a machine shop run its jobs more efficiently, gain time, and use a wider range of materials. 1. Prioritizing jobs: CNC Milling isn’t efficient for... Read More
Flexible Plastic for 3D printing: PEBA is available at Sculpteo
At Sculpteo, we never stop to innovate. Providing you with the best online 3D printing service is our goal, that is why we complete our service with a set of online 3D printing software tools and launched several new materials, as well as upgrades on our existing ones for the past weeks. After HP Multi Jet Fusion PA12, we proudly present you a new flexible plastic for 3D printing: PEBA. In this blogpost, discover all you need to know... Read More
3D Printed Glasses: Taking the Eyewear Industry to the Next Level
3D printing is blooming in the eyewear industry, it is changing how glasses are designed and manufactured. Many eyewear manufacturers or even, individuals are starting to adopt this layer-by-layer method, mainly to differentiate their products from their competitors and bring more innovation to their glasses design. For instance, Binokers, one of our customers, just launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to build the future... Read More
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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.