4 Big Reasons To Manufacture in a Local Factory
As your project is finally getting to the stage of materialization, your next priority is to go into the prototyping phase and to think about the manufacturing of your newborn idea. No matter if you choose 3D printing, laser cutting or other manufacturing processes, you will need a trusted manufacturer to work with you and to take care of the whole factory process. The subject of local against abroad production for your project has to... Read More
3 new features in CAD software for 3D printing material testing
One major issue while dealing with digital manufacturing is the ability to test your 3D printed model. Thanks to a better understanding of materials, new features in computer aided design software allow you to improve this process. Here is a list of a few new functionalities in CAD software, based on generative design implementations in molding simulation, structure optimization or mechanical behaviors. Enhance your CAD experience in... Read More
Is IoT a bigger game-changer than 3D printing?
Last September, Forbes Magazine published new IoT numbers, based on multiple recent surveys. One of them, led by the organization CompTIA, focused on the impact of IoT on the business compared to other new technology such as 3D printing, robotics or artificial intelligence (see chart below). According to the CompTIA survey, the IoT is the technology that is having the most impact on the firm size and its success. Would IoT then be a... Read More
How to overcome 3D printing fails: top 5 best practices
3D Printing is an outstanding technology, but it’s important to remember that, as revolutionary as it may be, it’s just another production technique. As such, and like all production techniques, it has its own specific limitations, issues, and challenges. Today, we present you with 5 issues that are directly linked with the production process of 3D printing, technical challenges that are to keep in mind and overcome. And... Read More
Makerspaces are growing, so is 3D printing!
Hackerspaces, makerspaces and fablabs are community workshops where people can learn new skills and share ideas and tools. In recent years, many of them have opened, including in schools, libraries, and community centers. Just like online 3D printing services, they are wonderful places to get familiar with 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing, and good tools to let people into the production revolution that is in march. The good news... Read More
Professional vs Personal 3D Printing Benefits: how 3D Printing can enhance our daily lives
Have you ever had this discussion with people about what to do with the 3D printing technology? Did you ever ask yourself what 3D printing can bring into our lives? As a professional, can you imagine how far the technology can improve both your efficiency and your customers’ satisfaction? At Sculpteo, we are thinking about it every day. 3D printing, and especially the access to online 3D printing services, allows private individuals... Read More
New laser cutting material sample kit available!
Material Sample Kits are the best way to discover our range of laser cut materials and compare their properties. You can also understand the different types of finishes and engraving. Price, range, thickness, look… we tell you everything about this new Laser cutting material sample kit! Every Laser cutting material in a single product… that’s the purpose of our Laser cutting special sample kit. We have designed a... Read More
Never fail a 3D Print again: the 4 key numbers of 3D printing
Missing faces, bad quality, printing rejection and production delay? When you design and send your 3D file for 3D printing, some issues can happen frequently. But don’t worry! If you keep the following 4 numbers in mind while designing, these issues can be easily corrected before you 3D print or order on a 3D printing service. Which are those key numbers for 3D printing? 1- The number of polygons 2- The size of your 3D file... Read More
2 new CLIP resins available on Sculpteo!
We’re pleased to announce that two of our CLIP resins, Cyanate Ester, and Prototyping Acrylate, are exiting their beta phase and becoming available to the general public! We’re incredibly thankful for the feedback and data our testers have produced throughout the pilot program, and we hope that all testers will continue to enjoy the updates that we have implemented based on their feedback. The Launch March 1, 2016, you might remember... Read More
Hardware & 3D Printing: an interview with Nyles Nettleton from Oracle
Nyles Nettleton is an engineer and inventor with a number of patents, he is also the principal hardware engineer for Oracle and today we are going to share his responses to some of the more common questions that we receive from engineers that use our services. Many of the engineers who create inventions are doing so to solve a problem that either they have faced or a problem they know has been an issue for others. If the old adage is... Read More
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