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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 10 Best Books to start with 3D printing
Learning 3D printing can be difficult and time consuming but nowadays, many resources are available online to teach you the basics and best practices to start using 3D printing for your projects. In this article, we gathered the best books to help you go deeper into 3D printing. Learn 3D Printing With Sculpteo’s Learning Center The main location to expand your knowledge on 3D printing is Sculpteo’s learning center. On our... Read More
3D Printing Trends in Europe versus in America
The third edition of the State of 3D Printing gives us a clear view of the evolution of additive manufacturing. For the study conducted by our team between January and March 2017, we received the answers from nearly 1.000 respondents from 62 different countries. The majority comes from Europe (60%) and America (30%). In this article, we will compare the results of our European and American respondents to discover what are the main... Read More
Young’s Modulus and Tensile Strength
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 ones are Young’s modulus and ultimate strength. These characteristics are often given by raw material providers, however they heavily depend on the production process you are going to use.... Read More
Use Fusion 360 CAD Software for Laser Cutting
Fusion 360 is a CAD software that allows to create both parametric and direct modeling but did you know that it is possible to use it to create laser cut 3D objects? Indeed, thanks to the sketch base design, Fusion 360 has the functionalities to create DXF files that can be used for laser cutting. In this article, learn how to turn Autodesk Fusion 360 projects into laser cut objects. What Is Fusion 360? Fusion 360 is a powerful... Read More
Metal 3D Printing: A Game-Changing Technology
Metal 3D printing becomes more and more essential for manufacturing since it allows to produce fully functioning parts with high mechanical properties and also geometries that would be impossible to produce with traditional manufacturing techniques. According to our annual report, The State of 3D Printing, metal ranks the third of the most used additive manufacturing materials. That is why today you will discover more about what are... Read More
3D Printed Enclosures : Learn the Basic Design Guidelines
Creating electronic products involves a lot of effort but did you know that you can simplify one step thanks to 3D printing? Which one? The creation of enclosures for your product! In this article, we give you all the information you need to know to create your enclosures with 3D printing. Advantages of 3D printed enclosures When you create your electronic device, the design and the ergonomy of the enclosure is as much... Read More
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
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.