Archive 2011-01 Sculpteo 3D Printing Blog

January 2011: This month on sculpteo blog, we covered the news and trends about 3d printing. You'll find a selection of tutorials and posts about the 3d printing technologies, the 3D printing materials and the best 3d modeling software

Mount St. Helens, in Washington State (Northwest U.S.), erupted on May 18, 1980. It was extremely intense, spewing out around 2.9 cubic kilometres of material. The eruption itself was preceded by two months of earthquakes and steam jets caused by the...

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The Fix Your Files for 3D Printing Ebook is a comprehensive PDF that includes a list of the most common modelling mistakes, a complete list of Sculpteo’s online 3D printing tools for automatic tasks and the best software to analyze and repair 3D file...

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Patateman (“spudman”) is a character born in 2004 as a 3D illustration designed with the Lightwave application. This is how its creator, Roland Fuentealba, describes it: “Patateman is a friendly, facetious potato-shaped creature who’s out to conquer ...

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The latest update of Google SketchUp 8 has fixed a shadow bug – a highly anticipated improvement (see full release) The new version has also fixed another issue: when Sketchup 8 launched in September 2010, SpaceNavigator no longer worked with Sketchu...

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Astrology has featured prominently in the media in recent times. TIME magazine even reports that astronomers at the “Minnesota Planetarium Society” have discovered that the alignment of the stars as seen from Earth has changed as a result of the moon...

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The Menger-Sierpinski sponge is a fractal object first described by Austrian mathematician Karl Menger in 1926. Each face of the cube is a Sierpinski carpet, described by Waclaw Sierpinski in 1916. This fractal is a square divided into 9 equal square...

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Quite simply blown away…


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There was a time when all you would print was sheet music, but now you can actually print the musical instruments themselves. Amit Zoran from the MIT Media Lab used Rhino 4.0 3D modeling software to model a flute, and a 3D printer (the Connex 500) to...

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