FDM vs SLS 3D Printing – What They Mean and When to Use Them
3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing refers to a group of technologies used to build three-dimensional objects. Depending on your project’s characteristics, the object you need to print, and the quality and cost required, one 3D printing technology ... Read More
Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing?
You might be surprised, but sand 3D printers go back to the late ‘90s! Generis and MIT are responsible for this huge development. But how exactly does this technology work? At what stage is it after 20 years of research and improvements? Today, we wi... Read More
Can we save wildlife with 3D printing?
We recently wrote about saving forests thanks to Additive Manufacturing, now new research was conducted to protect wildlife animals. Brandy Neiles, a resource biologist from South Dakota’s Gae, Fish & Parks, is changing the face of preserving the Bob... Read More
Comparison between 3D printing and traditional manufacturing processes for plastics
Initially created as a method for rapid prototyping, 3D printing, which is also referred to as Additive Manufacturing, has grown into a true manufacturing process. 3D printing is giving engineers and companies the ability to both prototype and manufa... Read More
Battle of software 2020: Rhino vs Sketchup!
Are you looking for the best software for your project? Get to know Rhino and Sketchup! They are both powerful, but very user-friendly CAD programs and provide the user with an excellent set of 3D modeling tools. What differs them? Which one will h... Read More
State of 3D printing: Improve your business strategy
Here is a little reminder for you: Our State of 3D Printing 2019 is online ! Get the biggest study ever made on the additive manufacturing industry in only a few clicks. We already had a focus on two parts of this report: Job market and the presence... Read More
How to implement metal 3D printing for your business?
Metal 3D printing is widely used in industries such as automotive, aerospace and jewelry. Your business can also start benefiting from it! Why should you consider metal 3D printing for your production? What advantages will it give you? Today we will ... Read More
Interview with Aurélien Mounier, a paleoanthropologist using 3D printing
We talked with Aurélien Mounier, a researcher at the CNRS and working at the Musée de l’Homme in Paris about his use of 3D modeling and printing technology. He shares with us an overview of his work as a paleoanthropologist, tells us about his use of... Read More
STL converter: Top of the best tools!
Creating your STL file is an important step in your 3D printing process. STL is the most common file format for 3D printing, as this format is readable by all 3D printers. Sculpteo’s online 3D printing service is supporting almost all 3D files possib... Read More
Top 5 advantages of 3D printing for Motorsports
Motorsports industry is fascinating and brings solutions that can be implemented across whole automotive fields. Can 3D printing improve the performance of racing cars? How beneficial is it for rapid prototyping? Today we will find the answer to thos... Read More
Diamond: the world’s hardest material now can be 3D printed
Diamonds are not only shiny, but their amazing quality is also a strength. They are harder than anything else but so far we’ve been unable to discover their full capabilities. This might soon change thanks to a revolutionary development from a Swedis... Read More
What is laser engraving and how can you use it?
Laser engraving can be a great asset to your production. From manufacturing purposes to tag parts with logos and numbers, to marketing and promotional applications, this technology can highly improve your production and brand image. But to start be... 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.