Made in France or Made in the USA: Where are your parts produced?
Manufacturing locally has many benefits, almost as many benefits as using 3D printing to create customized parts. Today we explore the benefits of producing your parts locally, and we take a deep look at what is produced in the US factory vs. what is produced in our French factory. Made in the USA or Made in France: What are the benefits to buying local? Manufacturing is critically important to the economy of any nation, and... Read More
3D Printing with Carbon’s Cyanate Ester: the complete Q&A
Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to use the new Carbon3D M1 digital light projector (DLP) resin-based 3D printer. Not only is the M1 printer the fastest in its category (stereolithography (SLA) printers), it also is compatible with a wide range of materials. In this blog series we will share our expertise on the Carbon 3D M1 resins. After the 1st post on Rigid Polyurethane the second article will focus on the most... Read More
Take the assembly out of your enclosures by designing a living hinge
Assembling your enclosures take time and effort to complete, and the last thing you want to do is hand assemble 3D printed enclosures if you don’t have to. That’s why today we will show you one unique design for hinges that will remove the assembly step. Integrated assembly is only one of the many benefits you receive when you use additive manufacturing to create your parts. This is a big benefit for those interested in saving not... Read More
First Aid Kit Upgraded Prototype Thanks to 3D Printing
Ram Fish is the CEO of startup 19Labs in Palo Alto, CA. When he told us he was using Sculpteo’s 3D printing services to revolutionize the first aid kit, we just had to know the story behind how his startup is merging healthcare with 3D printing. Ram Fish is the Founder/CEO of a startup that has reinvented the traditional first aid kit into the world’s first smart, portable health center. The last thing you want to do in a crisis... Read More
What happens when 3D printing meets environmental responsibility?
Researching the environmental impact of 3D printing has been covered by companies, governmental agencies, along with colleges and Universities. There are panels and discussions about recyclable plastics and the benefits additive over subtractive manufacturing in terms of minimizing waste. Today we will take a look at one company to discover how they are focusing on cleaning up our environment with their use of 3D Printing. Michael... Read More
Sculpteo, NASA, HP & Carbon will all be at RAPID 2016 this year
SME’s RAPID 2016 takes place from May 17-19, 2016 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. We will be there making our mark by sponsoring and participating in the 3D printed fashion show, handing out giveaways, and launching our newest finishing option. RAPID is known throughout the additive manufacturing industry for its celebration of innovation, and bringing together powerful players in 3D printing, including... Read More
How 3D printing services help B2B, B2B2C and Startups
So, you want to start using a 3D printing service but you are a little trepidatious? It’s understandable. The additive manufacturing industry is shifting away from the business to consumer model and now is the perfect time for budding entrepreneurs as well as established businesses to offer more options to their clients and customers. Why is 3D printing moving away from B2C? The additive manufacturing industry has certainly... Read More
19 of the Best Hardware Accelerators to Launch your Biz
Today we are going to focus on the 19 best accelerators for entrepreneurs interested in creating a physical product. Accelerators reached an amazing amount of publicity and fame after the success of Uber in 2011, but now we see that the tides have turned from software, service and app accelerators to hardware accelerators. As we prepare to list the 19 best hardware accelerators for 2016 make sure to take note of the geographic... Read More
Sculpteo Success Story: Noordung Aims to Make Biking Safer
The Slovenian startup Noordung has created of an urban electric bike to mix biking with music and introduce innovative solutions, providing excellent biking user experience for urban bikers. In Europe more than 20 million bicycles are sold, and more than half (around 12 million) are produced in countries within the EU. The European bicycle industry employs more than 70,000 jobs in more than 600 small or medium enterprises. Noordung... Read More
Curious About Our CLIP Materials?
As we get closer to the end of our CLIP “Pilot” and prepare to take it out of BETA we are excited to share a little info about the materials and what they can offer you. You might have noticed that we have not released any information about the materials… before now. We will share 4 of the CLIP materials that you can choose from when you order through our website when we do go live. So prepare to learn all about the materials, their... Read More