How does part orientation affect your 3D printed parts?
In all the traditional manufacturing processes, orientation is a parameter which has an impact on the feasibility of the part. A bad orientation choice will make the part complicated to produce, and will raise the cost of the final part. With machi... Read More
Improve your production and customer experience: The best projects of 3D printing in the retail industry
Additive Manufacturing is making its way up in different sectors of retail. From 3D printed washing machine parts, electronic components, to 100% sustainable shoes, companies try to create a totally new and improved customer experience. And the lat... Read More
Metal Prototyping with 3D printing: Our best tips
3D printing is a great technology used in many industries. One specific technique that proves to be a great asset for demanding engineering projects is Metal Prototyping. According to the State of 3D printing 2018, the use of metal in the Additive Ma... Read More
3D printing tolerances: All you need to know about the Accuracy of Additive Manufacturing
While 3D modeling your parts, it’s essential to remember about the factors that will influence the final size of your 3D prints. Those factors depend on the 3D printing tolerances of the Additive Manufacturing technology you use. In this blog post,... Read More
How a designer used 3D printing for human gills
Have you heard of Biomimicry? It’s a way to get inspiration from nature and find solutions to our problems in it. It’s also especially useful for designers, as nature very often provides them with perfect ideas to resolve design or patterns issues. O... Read More
3D printing versus CNC machining: Which one is best for your project?
The use of 3D printing has been growing very fast during the last years and many conversations have been raised over this innovative and game-changing technology. However, the traditional manufacturing techniques have plenty to offer in many domains.... Read More
Top 6 of the best heat resistant 3D printing materials
The 3D printing technology stands out for many reasons compared to the traditional manufacturing techniques. One of these reasons is that it’s compatible with many heat-resistant 3D printing materials, just like many materials used in the traditional... Read More
The Battle of innovation and tradition: Metal Casting vs Metal 3D printing
Additive Manufacturing is very often referred to as the new industrial revolution. From 3D printed car parts to airplanes or houses, 3D printing is changing the world around us. But how does the innovative and fairly young technology perform compared... Read More
How to teach and manage innovation? The best tips from a Polytechnique professor
What are the keys to success when it comes to innovation? That’s the question experts on the topic try to answer. Innovation teachers, trying to share the best practices with their students, naturally are at the forefront. How can you teach such a co... Read More
Top 13 of the best online 3D modeling classes
Using 3D modeling software can be helpful for you no matter what your sector is. You can use it in order to 3D print and manufacture your products, to get a better visualization of your projects or to make simulations. These 3D tools can totally help... Read More
Nano 3D printing: Discover Electron Beam on ice!
One of the challenges of additive manufacturing is 3D printing at a large scale, creating bigger structures. Indeed, we can see that additive manufacturing is more and more used in the construction sector, and that more and more 3D printing technolog... Read More
Which 3D printing resin should you choose for your project?
When starting a new 3D printing project, you necessarily have to choose your 3D printing material carefully. Indeed, the mechanical properties of your material will have to fully match the needs of your project. As you may know, choosing the right ma... 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.