New European Factory for faster turnaround and more efficient production
To meet growing demand, we are opening a second factory in Europe. As has been the case for 4 years now, we’re dedicated to serve the varied needs of our varied clients, making mass production that starts at one, a reality. The opening of the new factory in Paris, France, is a strategic move to expand our production capabilities to meet exploding demand. Through it, we’ll be able to continue offering our clients a guaranteed 3... Read More
Meet us at Make San Leandro!
If you live in the Bay area, there is a maker event this weekend in San Leandro. We’ll be there ourselves to introduce you to 3D printing. Make San Leandro is an event dedicated to 3D printing, Robots, Rockets, and Fire! You’ll be able to come and play with 3D prints of all kind. The event takes place on Saturday between 10:00am and 6:00pm. If you want to learn more about the event, you can check out their Facebook and... Read More
3D Scanning & 3D Printing Meetup @ Futur en Seine
June is an exciting month! The summer is coming, and there are events almost every night! Still, we managed For the French Digital Festival Futur en Seine, Sculpteo team welcomes you to a new Meetup dedicated to 3D scanning and 3D printing. This new Meetup will be hosted directly inside la Gaité Lyrique directly inside the Digital Festival Futur en Seine. It will take place on Friday, 13th June. It starts at 17:00 pm! We’ll... Read More
Hardware Startup ‘Beast Technologies’ creates indie fitness tracker with the use of 3D printing
Most people know that 3D printing enables consummer to take part in the production process and customize their own products. But since a while now, hardware entrepreneurs have been adopting 3D printing in their business to create their prototypes and first series. The Italian based startup, Beast Technologies, has been using it to develop its own wireless sensor to track and improve fitness training performance. They also just... Read More
Exciting news from Autodesk 123D! Their Meshmixer app is making it even easier to modify, repair, and 3D print your design. For a few years now, Autodesk has been a front runner in the 3D printing world, and it’s done it again with the latest release of Meshmixer. After integrating 3D printing services directly into 123D Creature and 123D Design, Autodesk has just announced that Meshmixer users will be able to use Meshmixer as a 3D... Read More
Transparent 3D Printing: how to polish your translucent resin 3D prints?
Hi, I’m Matthew, material engineer at Sculpteo and I start this new blog category to offer DIY tips to improve your 3D prints. I’ll mostly cover very simple things that we don’t necessarily offer in our processes, but that can easily be done at home. No need to be a superhero or even a super-skilled maker. Follow my tutorials and you’ll do it with your eyes closed. Today, we start with a tutorial to see how... Read More
New Deal With Runway Incubator in San Fransisco!
Dear Entrepreneurs, if you’re located in San Francisco and looking for an awesome place to work, the Runway Incubator might just be the solution for you. Dear Do-ers, this will interests you even more since we just stroke a deal with them! Every member of the Runway Incubator gets a reduction code to use Sculpteo 3D Printing service. The goal behing that deal is to let you prototype your product in early development phase,... Read More
Tensile strength: Additive manufacturing vs Injection molding
This is the final installment of the “Material Considerations for Additive Manufacturing of Polymers” series investigating the tensile performance of polymers processed with Additive Manufacturing. To quickly recap, Part 1 of this series described two AM manufacturing technologies, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), and introduced two materials that the FDM and SLS systems can process. Part 2 examined... Read More
Tensile properties of materials: FDM printer & SLS printer
As was mentioned in “Material Considerations for Additive Manufacturing of Polymers: Part 1”, the material properties of a part manufactured via AM do not necessary reflect the material data sheet that the manufacturers release. Luckily for designers and engineers, researchers have been working to identify trends in the properties of parts printed by the different systems. Part 2 looks specifically at tensile properties of materials... Read More
Join us for the next Maker Startup Weekend San Francisco
The next Maker Startup Weekend takes place in San Francisco on May 30th. If you’re around, Nora, US Sales Manager at Sculpteo, will be there to meet you and guide you on your projects involving 3D printing. Save the date! Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups! This special... Read More