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 mapping of urban environments


Posted By on Feb 7, 2011

SAR interferometry has been successfully used to make a topographic map of the surface of the Earth. However, there is uncertainty as to whether the radar returns come from the actual ground surface, or from a higher point such as the canopy of a for...

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Doodz the little rebel


Posted By on Feb 4, 2011

Dooz is a character created by Jovani, a designer based in Austin (Texas). You can see others Jovani’s 3D models in our gallery. The word “Doodz” derives from “Dudes”, an American English slang term which basically means “a male person”. This term is...

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Surveylab, a mobile GIS systems provider, announces a new 3D modeling capability for its ikeGPS system. ikeGPS not only enables you to geo-tag an image of any distant object up to 1,000 meters distant, but now it also lets you create 3D models of mul...

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Mount St. Helens, in Washington State (Northwest U.S.), erupted on May 18, 1980. It was extremely intense, spewing out around 2.9 cubic kilometres of material. The eruption itself was preceded by two months of earthquakes and steam jets caused by the...

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Learn more about the technologies and techniques behind metal 3D printing, the state of the market and Sculpteo’s new Agile Metal Technology suite for metal 3D printing.

Metal 3D printing is much more complex and specific than regular 3D printing. Thermal constraints, technologies, design rules and many other subjects are covered by this complete metal 3D printing guide....

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Patateman (“spudman”) is a character born in 2004 as a 3D illustration designed with the Lightwave application. This is how its creator, Roland Fuentealba, describes it: “Patateman is a friendly, facetious potato-shaped creature who’s out to conquer ...

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Get started with the best free tools to repair your 3D files

The Fix Your Files for 3D Printing Ebook is a comprehensive PDF that includes a list of the most common modelling mistakes, a complete list of Sculpteo’s online 3D printing tools for automatic tasks and the best software to analyze and repair 3D file...

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The latest update of Google SketchUp 8 has fixed a shadow bug – a highly anticipated improvement (see full release) The new version has also fixed another issue: when Sketchup 8 launched in September 2010, SpaceNavigator no longer worked with Sketchu...

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Astrology has featured prominently in the media in recent times. TIME magazine even reports that astronomers at the “Minnesota Planetarium Society” have discovered that the alignment of the stars as seen from Earth has changed as a result of the moon...

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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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