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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.
Free your imagination with 25% off all the white non-polished plastic prints
This week Sculpteo offers a special discount on one of our materials: non-polished white plastic! So if you were ever thinking about printing in that material, now is the time to try. Polyamide offers great creative freedom. Almost all designs are printable through our polyamide printing process. So don’t shy away from taller, thinner, intricate, or even interlocking designs, because polyamide can handle it, It doesn’t matter if... Read More
BlueBee & Small Batch Manufacturing: Sculpteo Showcase
In 2008, a pair of engineering students had a habit of losing keys. After multiple lock changes, they decided to design something about it – a small device that can be attached to keys or left in a wallet that alerts you of its whereabouts. Now the device is available to everyone through BlueBee. We’ve all been there: a night of merrymaking and a cab ride home only to be left at your doorstep in the rain wondering,... Read More
Charity, football, and 3D printing with Michiel Cornelissen
It’s been almost a month since the World Cup began. Saturday, the winners will take home their prize and add a new star to their jersey. The players need support now more than ever. The Dutch designer, Michiel Cornelissen gave it a thought: he created a 3D printed ring, especially designed for supporters of all teams, the benefits of which go towards developing of communities in favelas. Wearing Michiel Cornelissen’s KXX ings is a... Read More
Get your own 3D printed selfie now
For the second time now, we give you a chance to easily get your hands on your own 3D printed HD selfie. Prepare your favorite clothes, your best smile and get ready: the afternoon of Friday 25th July, you can get scanned. Friday 25th July, Sculpteo will hold their latest session of scanning meetings. One of our partners who specializes in 3D scanning will be at our French HQ from 11:30 am until 5:30 pm. If you live around Paris,... Read More
New job opportunities at Sculpteo!
The field of 3D printing is growing at mach speeds, do you want to be a part of it? Sculpteo might just be the place for you. We’re looking for passionate workers to fill a multitude of roles. Below is a list positions available now, with a short description to follow. If you don’t fit one of the roles mentioned, don’t hesitate to shoot us a message anyway, there’s a chance we could need you in the future! A... Read More
How to reduce the price of your 3D prints
The price of your 3D print depends on many factors: the material you choose, the volume the object occupies, the amount of used material and the finishings, to name a few. Sculpteo designed two simple features especially for you, to better fit your budget. This post will help you to better understand the tools you have at your disposal to pay less for your 3D prints. Two of them in particular can help with price optimization:... Read More
Join us for Startup Weekend San Jose
Join us July 11-13th for the Maker Startup Weekend San Jose! Our US sales manager, Nora Touré, will be there to answer any and all questions you have about 3D printing. Startup Weekends are 54 hour events in which a new startups are founded. These events are held all over the world with over 1800 previous events already. They are a great opportunity for designers, coders, entrepreneurs, or anyone with a great idea to come together and... Read More
Refine layers using Batch Control
It is possible to generate finer layer thickness using Batch Control. Most of Sculpteo’s printers use a process called Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), which involves rolling multiple thin layers of polyamide in a basin. Those layers are then fused together through the heat of a laser, resulting in a nearly smooth object. This video gives a good impression of what the process looks like. Typically the thickness of these layers... Read More
Sculpteo now integrated with Photoshop CC
The Adobe Creative Cloud suite allows users to obtain multiple licences on any of their software, and it allots enough space in the cloud to save all of their work. This makes working across multiple systems quite easy and organized. Now, Sculpteo is one of the few 3D printing companies to have it’s material specifications integrated with Photoshop Creative Cloud! The software is essential for creatives of any type, and Adobe... Read More
The basics for turning your ideas into 3D prints
Whether you’re a 3D design extraordinaire or someone with a great idea, its possible to get your vision printed through the Sculpteo website. There are hundreds of possibilities to turn your idea into a physical object, here are just a few. The best way to get exactly what you are looking for a 3D print is to design the object yourself. SketchUp and Blender are two of the best open sourced 3D design softwares out there, but if... 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.