Sculpteo 3D printing blog

The sculpteo blog delivers the latest news and trends about 3d printing. You'll find information about the latest 3d printing technologies, 3d files, tutorials and the best 3d modeling software.

3D Printed BuckyBall


Posted By on Apr 20, 2011

A Buckyball or buckminsterfullerene is a spherical C60 (Carbon-60) molecule. It was discovered in 1985 by Harold Kroto, Robert Curl and Richard Smalley at Rice University. They were awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The name is an homage to ...

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In this video, you’ll learn about how 3D printing fits into and can reduce the timeline of the Design process. “I’m using 3D Printers from external providers, in order to print a test model/sample, before printing a real prototype. In this way it’s m...

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Mini-you are awesome!


Posted By on Apr 18, 2011

The guys at Newschannel10 (Amarillo, Texas) made some funny videos starring Mini-You. This is extremely cool, we love when you guys are using the mini-me’s we created for you, and we love it even more when you share results like this ! Now that all i...

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Learn how to design the best 3D models for Digital Light Synthesis (CLIP) 3D printing technology

3D printing resins using the Digital Light Synthesis technology, formerly known as CLIP, deliver incredible results but might not always be easy due to some specificities of this innovative process. Indeed, you should adapt to some special design con...

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The Power of 3D Printing


Posted By on Apr 15, 2011

Gavin Kenneally, a third-year undergraduate student in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Concordia University, gave a presentation at TEDxConcordia on February 19 2011. He explain why 3D printing has the potential to change how products are de...

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Grant Schindler, research scientist in Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, created Trimensional, the first app that allows users with an iPhone 4, iPad 2 or recent iPod Touch to take 3-D scans of faces or other objects and share them by e-mail. In t...

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Handyscan 3D laser scanners


Posted By on Apr 12, 2011

Creaform is a Quebec company offering 3D digital solutions that can covers the entire range of 3D needs: 3D scanning, reverse engineering, inspection, styling, design & analysis, digital manufacturing and medical applications. Their self-positioning ...

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The special tips of 5 experts

Ever wondered what it would be for your company to have its own 3D printing lab? But where would you start? What resources, printers and personnel would you need? Not to mention, what exactly are the advantages of having a 3D printing lab of your own...

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As you will see in the time-lapse videos below, it’s not that easy. Adrian Bowyer building the first RepRap Darwin machine Jasper and Carl-Johan building a RepRap (Darwin) for the New Media Meeting in Norrköping (2008) Here is the RepRap 2.0 (Mendel)...

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Junior Veloso (Singapore) has created a homemade photopolymer-based 3D Printer with a custom software to control the process. Since its beginning on September 2010, he has seriously improved things. According to Hack-a-day, “the improvement he achiev...

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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.

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