Sculpteo Blog - 3D Printing News and Trends


With the launch of our laser cutting service, we are bringing you a new world of possibilities! Combining laser cutting and 3D printing, you can design beautiful creations and outstanding projects.  Today, we’ll guide you through the creation of a trophy with laser cutting and 3D printing.   It will use the trophy base we made with laser cutting in our SketchUp tutorial. Of course, do not hesitate to customize it, and add...

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Today, we are broadening our services to include laser cutting and engraving! We are very proud to introduce you to the beta version of this new service. We hope you’ll try it, enjoy it, and give us feedback and remarks, as we can’t write this story without you.   On our way to the future of manufacturing Over the last seven years, we’ve distinguished ourselves through the quality of the online 3D printing service we...

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With the recent launch of our Laser Cutting service, it may be interesting to take a look at some of the software you could use to create awesome designs! As a reminder, the SVG format is the one suited for laser cutting, so be careful when creating your files. Without further ado, here is our top 8 of the best Software for Laser Cutting.   Adobe Illustrator   We will start with a software that can either be used alone or...

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Over the past 10 weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to use the new Carbon3D M1 digital light projector (DLP) resin-based 3D printer. Not only is the M1 printer the fastest in its category (stereolithography (SLA) printers), it also is compatible with a wide range of materials. In this blog series, we will share our expertise on the Carbon 3D M1 resins. After the 1st post on Rigid Polyurethane and the second article on Cyanate Ester,...

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Whether it is for professional projects or for hobbyists, a good 3D Modeling Software is a must-have to create efficiently. However, most of them were created and designed for a use on Windows or Mac platforms. Besides the world-famous AutoCAD or SolidWorks, there are some alternatives for Linux users. Here is our Top 7 Best 3D Modeling Software for 3D Printing on Linux.   Blender    We will start right off the bat by one of...

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Are you stuck on a gift idea? Give the gift of 3D printing.   Prepaid coupons options On the Sculpteo website, you can buy prepaid coupons of 10€, 25€, 100€ or 200€, and use them to pay for your orders. So if you have birthdays coming up this summer, or if you want to treat yourself with 3D-printing credits, check out our coupons page. The happy gift-receiver will be able to choose from the wide variety of designs that are in our...

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When designing a technical piece, you need to know the properties of the material you are going to use in order to know how it will behave, and to prevent any ruptures or breaks. Several physical entities can be used to do so, and the most common one is the Young modulus. This characteristic is often given by raw material providers, however it heavily depends on the production process you are going to use. This is why the Sculpteo...

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If you look for a 3D modeling software on the Internet, you will soon realize that there are tons of them.  Each one of them gives you the opportunity to answer specific needs, but you may find yourself overwhelmed by all the tools and processes you would encounter. This is why we decided to bring you today our Top 5 Best 3D Modeling Softwares for 3D Printing. Our choices are based on their versality, and how well they can handle 3D...

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You still have one day if you want to meet us and other additive manufacturing actors at the RAI in Amsterdam ! Tomorrow is the last chance for you to come and consider the vast opportunities that the 3D printing sector offers.   A three-day professional-oriented event The Additive Manufacturing Europe is a business-to-business show, gathering nearly 100 exhibitors, among which 3D printing services, material resellers and 3D...

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Nyles Nettleton is an engineer and inventor with a number of patents, he is also the principal hardware engineer for Oracle and today we are going to share his responses to some of the more common questions that we receive from engineers that use our services. Many of the engineers who create inventions are doing so to solve a problem that either they have faced or a problem they know has been an issue for others. If the old adage is...

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