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.

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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The Menger-Sierpinski sponge is a fractal object first described by Austrian mathematician Karl Menger in 1926. Each face of the cube is a Sierpinski carpet, described by Waclaw Sierpinski in 1916. This fractal is a square divided into 9 equal square...

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Quite simply blown away…


Posted By on Jan 5, 2011

There was a time when all you would print was sheet music, but now you can actually print the musical instruments themselves. Amit Zoran from the MIT Media Lab used Rhino 4.0 3D modeling software to model a flute, and a 3D printer (the Connex 500) to...

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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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The team at Cornell University’s Computational Synthesis Lab (CCSL) are building a 3D food printer, as part of the bigger Fab@home project. This new type of printer will perhaps one day sit alongside your blender or microwave oven. Just pop liquid fo...

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Holiday trees in 3D


Posted By on Dec 29, 2010

Can you imagine the holidays without a Christmas tree covered in tinsel and baubles? Google gets into the festive spirit by placing 3D holiday trees in more than a dozen places on Google Earth 6. Check out the Rockefeller Center in New York City. The...

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What’s Geo-modeling?


Posted By on Dec 29, 2010

The process of making 3D models of real-life buildings that will appear in Google Earth is called geo-modeling. Google offers two of geo-modeling options: – Geo-modeling with Building Maker Google Building Maker is an online application specifically ...

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Discover our best 21 3D Printing customer stories and get inspiration! Learn how to make the most of 3D Printing for your application.

From small startups to large industries, our customers are diverse in sizes, profiles and projects. They meet on one simple aspect of their work: they need to iterate fast, and to produce easily. These customer stories are here to give you concrete e...

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3D printing for architects


Posted By on Dec 14, 2010

Initially, 3D printing was not created for architects. In fact, most 3D printer manufacturers probably didn’t even foresee their machines’ potential in architecture. The printers were mainly designed for the aerospace and automotive industries, or ot...

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Design of the Week – Bandstand


Posted By on Dec 13, 2010

A bandstand was originally a widely open garden pavilion or kiosk of oriental inspiration and used for entertainment (belvedere, music, parties, etc.). In the nineteenth century, the term came to designate a few types and styles of constructions spec...

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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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