3D Printing Blog - News and Trends - Page 3
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.
20 of the BEST Mechanical Engineering Groups Online in 2017
Today we share the 20 BEST Mechanical Engineering & Robotics Groups for 2017 on LinkedIn. Social communities for engineers are not only great for networking, but they are possibly the greatest option for troubleshooting or receiving suggestions for improving your iterations. Take a look at our list of mechanical engineering forums & online groups to help jump start your project. Below you can find our list of the best... Read More
Multicolor 3D printing: Why is there a difference between the colors on your screen and on your 3D printed parts?
Have you tried Multicolor 3D printing? This is our only material which allows you to 3D print a part with multiple colors. However, just like a “2D” printing process, the colors of your 3D printed part may be different from what you see on your screen. In this blogpost, we will explain what makes the colors different and give you a few tips to help you improve the colors of your 3D printed objects. Before we dive into the topic, let’s... Read More
3D printing software: Introducing our Orientation Optimization tool
Having the right software is a major key to success when it comes to additive manufacturing. To make the most of this technology, you need high-performance tools, designed to meet your needs while at the same time being user-friendly and easy to pick up. If managing an Additive Manufacturing workflow becomes easier and more reliable, it brings this means of production closer to being an everyday industrial reality, especially for... Read More
Special Discount: Get 14% off for Independence Day and Bastille Day!
As you know, we have offices both in the United Stated and in France. And July is an important month for our American and French friends! Indeed, they celebrate Independence Day and Bastille day. Here is our special gift for all of our dear customers: a special discount! You can use the “INDEPENDENCEDAY” code for your orders to get a 14% discount on our plastic material. But hurry up, it only lasts until the 14th of July!... Read More
Your TOP 5 3D Printing Software Tools
Having a problem with your 3D file can happen, and you will then have to go back to your modeling software to fix it. Therefore, you waste more time, However, using Sculpteo’s 3D printing service helps you modify your 3D file online in a few clicks! In this article, you’ll find our best 3D Printing software tools that you need to edit, fix and improve your 3D model without having to go back to your modeling software. Thus, no more... Read More
3D Printing up to 10 times faster: Sculpteo welcomes HP Multi Jet Fusion technology!
Providing you with the best 3D printing service is our main goal. Here’s why we’re always looking for new innovative technologies and materials to enrich your experience. This time, HP chose us as one of their first French partners to work with their 3D printing technology: HP Multi Jet Fusion! This major innovation allows us to 3D print your plastic parts up to 10 times faster than with other technologies. The HP Multi Jet... Read More
Hydroprinting, a Breakthrough Innovation to Print Conductive Patterns.
3D printing has been used broadly in the electronics industry for everything that goes around electronic components. In past few years, production of 3D structures with conductive features attracted the attention of many researchers, especially in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). In this blog post, you will discover what researchers have developed despite the difficulties to produce this kind of structures with the regular 3D... Read More
3D Printing with style – a tribute to Jean Colladon
How to build a digital manufacturing business with style and panache? Jean Colladon was a designer, an entrepreneur, an artist, and a mentor for startups in their early stages. Jean Colladon was also a good friend of Sculpteo, a fervent supporter, a benevolent force, and for two years, a board member. He’s had a huge impact on our business, as well as on many of our personal lives. He passed away on a warm afternoon in June. All our... Read More
From 3D printed gears to functional mechanism
In our previous blogposts, we explained how to create your own spur gear thanks to Sculpteo laser cutting service and to our 3D printing service. We now explain how to choose wisely between both technologies and how to succeed with each one. I. How to drive a Gear There are two ways of transmitting the movement from one gear to another. A.Meshing gears When thinking about gears, the first image that comes to mind is two meshing gears.... Read More
The 7 Best Free STL Editors to Edit and Repair your STL Files
In order to 3D print or to use a 3D printing service, there is one essential thing that you need: a 3D file. You can either design one yourself or find one online. But the files you find might not always correspond exactly to your needs. It might lack some features, have too many elements in it that you don’t need, or even be damaged. Thus, you will need to edit it. How to do so for your STL files? That’s the question we already tried... 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.