Battle of software: SketchUp vs Blender
It is time for our second battle of software. We recently wrote about Fusion 360 vs Solidworks, but today, we are getting prepared for another battle: SketchUp vs Blender. Can these 3D programs be used for the same purposes? Which one is better for a... Read More
The history of mechanical engineering
Are you in a mood for some history? Today, we are going to take a look at the history of mechanical engineering. You certainly know it, additive manufacturing and 3D modeling are now great solutions, helping mechanical engineers in their daily work. ... Read More
Breaking news in conductive 3D printing: the Bionic Mushroom
Conductive 3D printing might seem like old news, as we already talked about how it can help to build electronic devices and electrical circuits in the future. We also wrote about hydroprinting and even MIT’s invention of using colloids for Additive... Read More
Your next flight will be with 3D printed engine parts!
Additive Manufacturing is becoming commonly used in many industries and aerospace is no different. We already talked about 3D printed rocket engines and Siemens’ turbine blades. Now it’s time to talk about Airbus again. Clearly, this Aerospace gi... Read More
3D printing technology is going to be the mean of at the core of the next industrial revolution. This new tool implies new ways of thinking the product conception. Mastering the constraints of 3D modeling will be key to develop new products and desig...
What are smart materials?
We hear more and more from new experiments made using 4D printing. The 4D printing technology is using the same printing process than 3D printing, the difference between these two manufacturing techniques is the material: the use of what we call smar... Read More
Is it possible to 3D print magnetic parts?
Do you know that it is actually possible to 3D print magnetic parts? In this blog post, we are going to talk about two impressive experiments in which 3D printing has been used to create magnetic parts. How does it work? What are the benefits of 3D p... Read More
13 ways to assure your 3D models are printable
Before sending your 3D models for printing there are a few things crucial to keep in mind. They are important to assure your 3D models will come out looking just as good as on your screen. With this blog post, you will learn what are the essential ... Read More
Discover how 4D printing can create intelligent aquatic plants
New 3D printing innovations are allowing to develop new applications in various sectors such as aeronautics, medical or architecture. Now, the technology is even going further with 4D printing. This new technology arouses everybody’s curiosity and co... Read More
Laser cutting is a digital manufacturing technique that enables you to cut a wide range of materials with high precision and excellent finish. ...
Step-by-step easy guide: designing and 3D printing threads
In this blog post, we will show you how easy it is to 3D model threads, which are used all around us. We have them in our bathrooms, kitchens, gardens. Most of them have universal size and can be easily designed and 3D printed with an online servic... Read More
Top 20 of the best Mechanical Engineering Schools in the world
We sometimes just ignore it, but Mechanical Engineering is all around us. It’s one of those technologies that are limitless and constantly changing. From the invention of the wheel, everything started spinning fast, we soon had cars, trains, planes... Read More
Discover more about 3D printing and digital manufacturing with our blog
Sculpteo is a digital manufacturing service that provides both a 3D printing and a laser cutting service. We decided to add a blog to our website back when the company was created. The overall goal is keep you updated on all the latest news and trends of the digital manufacturing in general and 3D printing in particular. On our blog you’ll find information on the 3D printers, on 3D modeling with detailed tutorials, comparisons between the technologies, events and even discounts.