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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.
The State of 3D Printing 2017: The 3D Printing Market is Becoming More Mature
Understanding how the 3D Printing market is evolving is one of our main goals when we work on our annual report, The State of 3D Printing. One of the many insights we find particularly interesting in the 2017 edition is the fact that 3D Printing is clearly becoming a very important business partner for companies. This technology is now a key element for many departments and less of a gadget. The 3D Printing market is maturing, and... Read More
Rapid Liquid Printing: Steelcase-MIT Created Customized Furniture in Minutes!
3D printing is still considered as a limited manufacturing tool as it is time-consuming, has limited materials and the technique is not yet adaptable to large-scale manufacturing. The MIT Self-Assembly Lab, Steelcase, and well-known product designer, Christophe Guberan challenge those 3D printing issues using the new process of Rapid Liquid Printing. This new technology allows to produce customized furniture and to 3D print at a large... Read More
6 Questions on How to Edit and Repair your STL Files
You got an STL file and you’re ready to 3D print? In this article we’re focusing on how to repair or edit an STL file to make it printable. At Sculpteo, we have developed a free 3D viewer and superior repairing tools (with 99% of rate of success!) and we’ll explain to you how you can use our website to edit and repair your STL files. 1.What is an STL file? STL (STereoLithography) is a 3D printing file format used to store the... Read More
Q&A on Stainless Steel Metal Binder Jetting
Few weeks ago, we released our new binder jetting stainless steel material for 3D printing. It was a great success and generated a lot of enthusiasm among our customers. In this series of questions, discover all you need to know about this very interesting metal material and how to use it properly! What is binder jetting? Binder jetting is one of the technologies used to create stainless steel parts. The technology relies on... Read More
Order Tracking: Detailed, Real-time, Made for Humans
Hi, Alex here, Sculpteo’s UX designer, with another update, this time to order tracking. We pride ourselves on being the fastest online 3D printing service, but we know that even a few minutes of the unknown feels like forever. That’s why we’ve opened up our production line, letting you see an ultra-detailed, real-time and clear breakdown of your order at each step of its production from beginning to end. How we designed our order... Read More
Innovation in Metal 3D Printing: Dissolvable 3D Printed Supports
Did you try our online metal 3D printing services? If so, you may have experienced the complexity of 3D printing metal support structures. It is an essential element that directly affects the price of your 3D prints and which must be taken into account. To help you, we are developing the Agile Metal Technology (AMT) suite and its online tools that help you get the most of metal 3D printing. In this article, discover all you need to... Read More
The State of 3D Printing 2017: The 4 main benefits of 3D Printing to boost your company
Our third edition of The State of 3D Printing gives us once again key insights about the Additive Manufacturing industry. This technology clearly appears to be a true business partner for our respondents, helping them undertake the challenges they encounter. That’s why 90% of our respondents consider Additive Manufacturing as a competitive advantage. The benefits of 3D Printing to boost your company are numerous, but we decided to... Read More
New 3D Scanning Map: Find the Nearest 3D Scanner!
The need for a 3D scanner can be motivated by many reasons: reverse engineering, industrial CAO, medical devices, tooling, etc… but often, buying a 3D scanner is not the adequate solution. A 3D scanning service has the technology and the skills to do a proper 3D scan. At Sculpteo, we created a 3D scanning map to help you find the best and nearest place to scan your object for 3D printing. Why use a 3D scanner? Combining a 3D... Read More
The State of 3D Printing 2017 is Out! Discover Our Last Report
We are really proud to share this third edition of our annual report, The State of 3D Printing with you. Each year, we do our best to provide you the most powerful insights about the 3D Printing industry, its dynamics, its challenges, and its main opportunities. Nearly 1,000 respondents took part in this survey, helping us collect meaningful data. We wish you a pleasant reading of the study, now available on our website, and look... Read More
Optimize your 3D Printed Parts with Lattice Structures
The strength of a 3D printing part is driven by two aspects: its material and its design. Among the many 3D printing materials we offer on our online 3D printing service, you can choose technical ones like metals, polyamide or glass-filled nylon. However, the strongest material is easily breakable with a poor design. Thanks to the freedom of design offered by 3D printing, you can create precise structural patterns that give your... 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.