Find the hackerspace close to you with the Makermap
Beyond summer beaches and music festivals what about visiting an hackesrspace and being inspired by making stuff? The Makermap charts the hackerspaces and the maker resources around the world. The Makermap is an ongoing open source project which aims to create a global database of maker resources – from workspaces to incubators – which is powered by the maker community and easily searchable on any device. The project was... Read More
How much does a 3D Printer cost VS a 3D Printing Service? Cost Analysis
It’s been over an year since the last study about 3D printing costs for personal and professional use so we have decided that a new, updated and improved version was necessary. First of all we started with the basics; as 3D printing technologies evolve more and more printers become available and/or affordable and at the same time, some manufacturers seize the opportunity of an upgrade to increase their prices (or adopt... Read More
The 3D printing uses : Proof of Concept
If you’re building a product with the goal to start a hardware company. Then, you should have one thing in mind and one thing only: build a product your users will love. That’s where being able to manage the way you’re using 3D printing in the different phases of your product development is the key to success. You should know exactly what you must do at every step to ensure that you’ll end up with a better product, and that it will... Read More
3D printing gluing: making your 3D-printed objects stick
3D printing gluing is a big topic for both hobbyists and professional. We receive questions from people on a near-daily basis who find themselves in a bind over what glue to use on their 3D printed objects. As a materials engineer at Sculpteo, I’d love to help everybody dealing with this sticky situation! Knowing which adhesive to use really depends on the 3D printing material. In all cases it is essential to follow some simple... Read More
Dream of 3D modeling for Sony Pictures?
We at Sculpteo work with some amazingly talented 3D Modelers and Designers! And we couldn’t continue to provide great photos of our prints without the help of our own talented in-house designers & modelers. That’s why today we are happy to share terrific news with you! We are sponsoring a webinar aimed at 3D Modelers and Designers! In addition to sponsoring we are also providing 10% off Sculpteo services until August... Read More
3 Simple Steps to Get a 3D Printing Quote
It’s actually really easy to find a quote for your 3D Print 3D printing is catching on more and more these days, and it’s quickly becoming a technology that empowers consumers by offering customization or modification options that were unavailable just a few years ago. So how does a normal everyday person utilize 3D printing without breaking the bank? It’s all in the art of the quote… and we’re going to talk about how to get a quote... Read More
Fendi Project : Sculpteo makes the difference
The Poppy project (the open-source robot that anybody can build) has made new followers ! In an article dedicated to the project, we explained that we 3D print the mechanical parts constituting the robot. It is now the turn of Alexandre Le Falher and Yusuf Gokol to embark on the Robotics adventure with their Fendi project. They run a blog where they share their enthusiasm in their robot project, and have not missed expressing a very... Read More
My Objects says Bye Bye to Beta
We’ve often been asked for batch operations in the ‘My Objects’ library; having the possibility to delete multiple objects at the same time, or to organize them into groups or folders. A few weeks ago, we started offering that functionality as part of our Beta Program. Anyone could go to the footer on sculpteo.com, click a link to join the Beta Program and they’d have the opportunity to help us fine tune the experience of these new... Read More
Intellectual property and 3D printing: the meetup video now online!
The 19th of may, we organised a meetup in Paris around a very central subject related to 3D printing: intellectual property. It is a complicated topic, definitely current, especially in France: lately, the senators talked about a law project called “loi sur la redevance pour copie privée“ (basically a copyright fees law) for 3D printers, which would consist in creating a fee on 3D printers. The right balance still has to... Read More
How to choose your hardware incubator?
Mathilde Berchon, the brilliant author behind Making Society blog, has released the essential guide to know about and to choose your best hardware incubator. It’s a special pleasure to tell you about Mathilde‘s work, since she has been publishing hundreds post on Sculpteo blog between 2011 and 2012… Mathilde Berchon is also the author of ‘L’impression 3D‘, the first book of SerialMakers collection... Read More