Sculpteo is Hiring!
Have you been looking for an exciting position in the fast-paced field of 3D printing? Well now’s your chance to get in at one of the most prestigious 3D printing services on the market. Sculpteo is an international company in two of the most bustling metropolises out there today: San Francisco and Paris. If you’re looking to become a part of this young and collaborative team, now’s the time. Check out the job... Read More
3D Print Texture: which resolution for your multicolor 3D prints?
This is a pretty usual situation. You have a 3D file with texture and you want to 3D print it in our multicolor material. It’s reasonable to aim for the best possible print and therefore use the highest possible resolution for your texture. That’s what anyone would do. However, we’ve run a cool test to really see how the texture resolution impacts a 3D print’s quality. We took a 3D scan made with an Artec Eva... Read More
We now support multiple 3D file Uploads! Get uploading!
This has been the number one request our community has expressed for quite some time. Now everything is in place to upload multiple 3D file to our system! It might seem simple at the first glance, but we’ve radically changed our approach on the way we’re storing your 3D files on Sculpteo. Let’s make a quick tour of what’s new ! After countless discussions with our community, we’ve noticed that there are... Read More
3D Printing Resolution: Printing onto Plastic – Q&A
How do you take into account thermal shrinkage and printing resolution when you’re designing your 3D model? Matthew, process engineer at Sculpteo, explains the process in detail and give tips for your mechanical parts. For this post we will focus on our plastic material which utilizes Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology. Is 3D printing resolution a topic you’re following at Sculpteo? Absolutely! As a lot of... Read More
Prototype your next board game with 3D printing
Almost 5000 copies of the Chaosmos board game are now reaching the US! Back to a successful Kickstarter campaign, launched by Mirror Box Games and prototyped through Sculpteo. Chaosmos game is not like any card-driven strategy game: its main asset is definitely its wonderful and unique alien miniatures. All of these miniatures are very unique and represent distinct alien life forms. Mirror Box Games decided that 3D printing was the... Read More
Robogames 2015 featuring prizes from Sculpteo!
Robogames, AKA the Olympics of robot battling, is just around the corner – and Sculpteo will be there with prizes for the winners! If you’re thinking about going to the Robogames this year now is the time to get your tickets. Using the Checkout Code “sculpteo” on the Robogames website, you’ll get $5 off your ticket price and a DVD preorder. While you’re there you can meet up with some members of the... Read More
Sculpteo Tutorial Series: Sculptris
Taking a 3D design from Sculptris into a physical object is not the most direct process, we’ve decided to put together a guide to make it a bit easier! Given it’s low price point, Sculptris does not come inherent with all of the exporting functions that you’ll need to export your file for a Sculpteo upload. There are a few tricks and best practices that you’ll need to be familiar with in order to take your... Read More
The Full List of 3D Printing Materials Available at Sculpteo
At Sculpteo there’s more than meets the eye (or the site) when it comes to the materials we offer. There have a plethora of materials and finishes that you can offer you either directly online with our automatic quoting or just by contacting our sales team. Let’s review the full list of materials available. Organizing materials is always a tricky job. You can choose between applications, 3D printing technologies,... Read More
The 3D Print Dossier & FinalProof
This past CES we released one of our most innovative tools to date – 3D Print Dossier & FinalProof. When used effectively, it is one of the most powerful tools in Sculpteo’s arsenal of free online functions. What are some of the other free online functions? Well to name a few – hollowing, thickening, cutaway view, batch control, scaling, high definition rendering, wireframe view (I could go on), but for now... Read More
3D printing to embellish security cameras
Mass customisation isn’t just for smartphone cases, but security cameras too! Since they usually peer into their environments, the CCTV business Kitwatch wants to combine security and quality aesthetic, by making customizable 3D printed camera shells. It’s pretty revolutionary to imagine that cameras can now camouflage and disappear into their environments and the home security company Kiwatch has pulled it off. The folks at Kiwatch... Read More