3D Printing Blog - News and Trends - Page 2
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.
How we provide you with 3D printing quotes instantly thanks to our 3D printing software
Have you ever tried uploading a 3D model to our Sculpteo website? One of the features we’re most proud of is the fact that we’re able to provide you with 3D printing quotes instantly, right after receiving your model, giving you a price and an estimated delivery date. How do we do so? Discover it right now! This blog post is part of our series on the 3D printing software tools we built in-house and use daily, which help us... Read More
The 3D printing Hype Cycle by Gartner: What does the 2017 edition say?
Gartner has recently published its 2017 edition of the 3D printing Hype Cycle. If you’re not familiar with this great tool, it’s an annual study focussing on the main 3D printing trends, based on Gartner’s Hype cycle, a graphic representation of the adoption and maturity of a technology. Gartner’s Hype Cycle for 3D printing is truly helpful for your business strategy if you work in the 3D printing field. According to Gartner’s Hype... Read More
3D Printing Material: Multi Jet Fusion PA 12 is Now Available For All!
We are proud to be one of HP’s first French partners to work with their 3D printing technology, HP Multi Jet Fusion. After almost three weeks launching this material as part of our BETA Program, today we bring good news for those who are waiting to experience 3D printing with the newest HP technology: 3D Printing material HP Multi Jet Fusion PA 12 using Jet Fusion technology is now available for all! Discover this new technology and... Read More
3D printing and solar energy in Tanzania: Simusolar
In Tanzania, more than 1 million small businesses and 30 million people lack productive equipment and energy for it, which represents 75% of the population. Simusolar is a company created in 2014 which develops and implements small-scale sustainable solutions to bring solar energy to the rural population of Tanzania. For instance, they developed solar-charged LED lights for fishermen from the Lake Victoria, to replace their petrol... Read More
Our Best Tips about Wall Thickness for 3D Printing
Have you ever created a 3D model that could not be 3D printed because of its fragility? Calculating the minimum wall thickness is one of the most important steps when preparing a 3D model for 3D Printing. In this blogpost, we prepared for you some tips to keep in mind when designing your part and a review of Sculpteo’s 3D printing tools that will help you to succeed. The minimum wall thickness refers to the minimum thickness that your... Read More
How we manage your 3D printing jobs at Sculpteo in 4 steps thanks to our 3D printing software
Uploading your 3D design to our Sculpteo website is easy, and you will receive your 3D printed parts quickly after you have ordered them from us. But do you know what happens in between? How does 3D printing management work at Sculpteo? Since our creation, we’ve been building, in-house, 3D printing software tools to offer you the best 3D printing service. Today, discover how we manage these 3D printing jobs in 4 steps: automatic... Read More
How 3D printing impacts the medical industry
The singularity of the Healthcare industry is that it has to adapt with a very accurate specificity to every patient. The resources used for surgeries or to treat the patient are often customized, expensive and limited. Those constraints are very adapted to the use of 3D printing technology which prints a unique piece, fully customized and at an affordable cost. In this way, 3D printing use was quickly on the rise in this industry.... Read More
Discover 7 of the coolest metal 3D printing applications!
Metal 3D printing is a very promising technology, creating great opportunities for many industries. Using this manufacturing technique, you can produce fully functioning 3D printed parts with great mechanical properties. At Sculpteo, we strongly believe this is a real game-changing technology, and so do our customers. In our 2017 study dedicated to 3D printing, metals ranked as the third most used kind of materials. But what can you... Read More
DIY Tutorial: How to get a finished product look for your 3D printed parts
As you may have read on of our post about 3D printing uses, ever since the first 3D printing technologies started to emerge, there has been one true undisputed application for it: Prototyping. 3D printing back then and especially today with its ever increasing speed and versatility has turned into the number one tool when it comes to quickly materializing an object or idea. Today in a matter of days or sometimes even hours we can... Read More
3D printing software: How we optimize our batch using our Nesting tool
Last week, we started introducing you to the main tools of our in-house 3D printing software. Based on the expertise we’ve acquired over the years, we’ve developed production-focused 3D printing tools to optimize each aspect of the 3D printing process. Today, discover our Nesting tool, which determines the best way to pack your parts inside the build space of the 3D printer. Optimizing the packing of a 3D printing job: A major... 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.