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.

We recently told you about Sculpteo’s great new features. Among these innovations is an interesting improvement allowing you to modify each individual colour on a model in our gallery. Below is a step by step demonstration featuring Manga Boy, one of...

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When he received his Thing-O-Matic 3D printer, Benjamin Nortier decided to take a look at what modelling software options were available. He found that software solutions were either very costly professional products, or optimized for rendering much ...

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The design of the week comes straight from the world of Mario, Nintendo’s famous moustachioed plumber. It depicts the block – stamped with a question mark – that hands out “power ups” (mushrooms,stars, flowers etc.). Video of Super Mario’s 25th anniv...

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Space Invaders QR Code

Posted By on Feb 28, 2011

A QRCode (Quick Response Code) is a 2D barcode allowing access to any item on the Web (website, image, video etc.) simply by scanning it with a smartphone equipped with a reader such as Mobile Tag. The QR code below, however, won’t take you anywhere....

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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....


As you may have noticed, the interface has recently undergone graphic and functional improvements. We have very much focused on how designers can control which customization choices they offer users. Personalization options can now be fi...

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A group of students from Massachusetts have invented AutoFrost, a robot that can draw frosting patterns on cakes. The principle is very simple: input the size and shape of your cake and draw your design using an interface reminiscent of Microsoft Pai...

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Want to pick up the moon ?

Posted By on Feb 11, 2011

Valentine’s day is near so what’s more natural than wanting to pick up the moon ? The moon, like a flower In heaven’s high bower, With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night [William Blake] This moon has been designed by cncdesignstudio Related ...

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3D fluid scanning

Posted By on Feb 10, 2011

Friedrich Kirschner’s 3D fluid scanning allow to capture the shape of any 3D object using high contrast fluid like milk or ink. “By capturing the silhouette of an object submersed in the fluid at different stages of submersion, one can generate slice...

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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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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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