Posts made in February, 2015


In a long time ago (almost 5 years actually), we had posted a tutorial on our blog for Sketchup to familiarize our users with the program. That post offers some of the best pratices when modeling for a 3D print, such as optimal export functions and how to fix some of the problems with your model. We noticed that a number of our users are still regularly consulting the Sketchup tutorial page. That tutorial offered only a video (for an...

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From the 7th of February to the 20th of September, Cap Sciences has organised “Fouille, farfouille. Aventure-toi dans le temps !”. Like real scientists, 3-6 years old children will discover how archaeologists work and have to find out buried objects – all reproduced thanks to 3D printing. Cap Sciences is an association based in south of France with the goal of sharing scientific culture to the public. This time, they want to...

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Sculpteo’s Glossary pages are finally available in both French and English! Defining the complex technology that is 3D printing and additive manufacturing without using a technical term can be a bit complicated. We decided to clear up any confusion when it comes to those tricky 3D printing words by putting together our recently new Glossary pages. From now on, you can traverse our resource pages in full confidence knowing that...

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Powerful, well designed, safe and smart… We’re talking about the ELECTRICMOOD, the world’s smartest portable transportation. Entrepreneur David Libault explains how 3D printing helped build this e-Scooter into a success. ELECTRICMOOD is not your average scooter, it comes equipped with a custom designed e-motor that combines great power density and an optimized weight. With so much stability, comfort, you’ll realize that no aspect was...

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The gifting season may have just ended, but at Sculpteo we’re offering a treat anyway. We’re launching three new precious metal finishes: pink gold, white rhodium and black rhodium! Now all you need is an inspired design for jewelry and you’ll have a custom piece (or even the means to start your own business).  Brass and silver just got even better. A while ago, we launched our brass and silver materials with...

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Just a few weeks ago zBrush released its most recent update to the zBrush modeling program. Now with uArtsy and Sculpteo – turn your zBrush designs into a print! It’s no secret that designing for a 3D print can be a complicated process. You have to worry about inverted faces, singular points, non-manifold parts, floating surfaces and a whole array of problems. But there are a lot of resources which can help (including our...

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Hello from Pierre! I’m in charge of research and development for the material and process at Sculpteo. Working in tandem with the engineering team, we do everything we can to make your 3D printed object look great, from pre-printing preparation up through the very end of the manufacturing process: polishing. Polishing is far from a simple process; let’s check out the particularities.   At Sculpteo, we have two polishing options...

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If you’re a professional designer that’s looking to take your manufacturing and prototyping into the 3rd dimension through Autodesk Inventor, we’ve put together the tutorial for you. In Sculpteo’s continuing series of 3D modeling tutorials, the next on the list is Autodesk’s Inventor. If there’s another program that you’re interested, be sure to check out the complete list of tutorials that we have on our site....

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The 15th of February, ŠKODA France launched a special campaign for customers who have taken a test-drive: customize and 3D print your own miniature Fabia! It is the first time a brand has used 3D printing for a campaign of this type.      How can you get your own favorite little car for free? Just go to www.printmyfabia.com and follow the steps! This special website gives you the opportunity to customize a Fabia. You have the choice...

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As I’m writing this we have over 750 responses to our ‘State of 3D Printing’ survey! We’re making a final push in order to make this the largest 3D printing survey to date! If you haven’t taken our state of 3D printing survey yet, now is it the time. Not only will you be contributing to the largest consumer survey ever conducted for 3D printing, you’ll also receive a 10% discount on your next...

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