3D Printing Blog - News and Trends - Page 30
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.
What are Sprues and how can they make your 3D model easier to print?
Traditionally sprues have been used for injection molding; however in the 3D printing industry you can use sprues to provide easy assembly for your customers! Keep reading to learn more about this smart solution for 3D modeling “ensembles” using sprues. We can quickly and correctly add sprues to our model which will allow us to 3D print two or more items as if they are only one part. To complete this task we will... Read More
Selection of 3D Prints for Halloween!
Looking for something cool to print out for Halloween? No matter if you’re looking for some last minute costume accessories, or some creepy decorations to add some oomph to your house party, Pinshape has got you covered! Best of all? Sculpteo has all the colors and materials you want to truly make these pieces customized to your occasion! Let’s take a look at some spectacular spooky designs. A remix of the original Makies... Read More
3D Printing for 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
Introducing our new Multi-material Ensembles
Handling multmaterial 3D prints is THE dream when it comes to 3D printing. If 3D printing directly in all the materials available in the industry is not doable yet, the team at Sculpteo figured out a way for you to do it anyway. Thanks to a new feature you can now fully configure your Ensemble so that it includes parts with their own specifications. Within the same Ensemble, you are now able to configure parts with different... Read More
3D CAD & Modeling Software for Professionals
Today we look at the 3D modeling software that million and billion dollar companies use for their popular products In this article you will learn which professional CAD and Modeling software is used by Fortune 500 companies. Because many of these software options are expensive please keep an eye out for our list of free 3D modeling and CAD software soon to come however today we are shining the light on software for businesses that... Read More
Introducing our new Grey Plastic Material
Colored 3D prints are the coolest, but they’re often not the most resistant over time. We’re launching a new grey plastic to take care of that. Thanks to some science and a lot of tests, we’re now able to offer you a 3D printed plastic that is grey throughout the material. Nylon 3D printing through SLS technologies is an important part of our everyday activity here at Sculpteo. Once the printing process is achieved,... Read More
3D Printing Maritime: Military Vessels, Cargo Shipping and more
Continuing with our series How 3D Printing will Revolutionize your Industry we shift our focus to the Maritime Industry. We will highlight the irreversible effects of 3D printing on an Industry that has been in existence for centuries. In its 18th annual report on additive manufacturing published last May, Wohlers Associates forecasted that we can expect the 3D printing industry to be worth $4 billion in 2015, and to reach $10.8... Read More
Common 3D scan mistakes that impact your 3D prints (with photos & video tutorial links)
Today you’ll learn more about the “fragile parts” error you receive when uploading your 3D Scan for 3D printing. BONUS we use a free 3D modeling software called MeshLab to fix this error by cleaning up the scan’s messy geometry. This is the first of 3 scan fixing articles, and in this first article we have a scan of a young girl which was rejected due to “fragile parts”. This is the most common of... Read More
3D printing construction & architecture : building the home of the future
In this first episode of our How 3D Printing will Revolutionize your Industry series we will tell you what has been going on in recent years in the Architecture and Construction Industry in connection with 3D printing. Architecture studios inside 3D printers?! If you are reading this there is a good chance that you are already one of us, a 3D printing fan, or at least you are on your way to becoming one. And there is a good reason for... Read More
The next billion dollar startup might begin with a prototype from Silicon Valley
A large percentage of software startups come out of Silicon Valley every year. This year there is a shift on the “startup” horizon as we see a move away from software startups toward hardware startups. It looks like we picked the right time to build in the Bay and here’s why. The increase of hardware startups in accelerator programs this year has been mentioned not only on the Sculpteo blog & in the newsletter... 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.