Why should you start using compliant mechanisms?
Do you think you can design one component to control a whole device? Yes! Compliant mechanisms are truly a fascinating topic. How exactly do they work? Where can they be applied? Today we will introduce you to those mechanisms and tell you how you ca... Read More
Can you 3D print a 3D printer?
Can a 3D printer print a 3D printer? That’s a question we’re often asked in the 3D printing industry. Indeed, it would be fascinating to be able to self-replicate machines, right? It could open broad possibilities for many fields and lead to a new in... Read More
The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing Technologies from the 80s to Today
3D printing is not as new as you may think! Actually, FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology became quite popular and impressive for the general public around 2009 because of its media coverage. At some point, a lot of people actually thought tha... Read More
Top 20 3D scanning software: photogrammetry, laser and light scanning, and scanning apps for your phone
3D scanning is becoming more and more popular. From the medical industry, historical reconstructions to automotive applications, 3D scanning has many uses. But which software is the best for your project? Did you know that in some cases all you need ... Read More
The best free 2D CAD software for laser cutting in 2020
We recently made a top of the best free 3D CAD software (or computer-aided design software) for your 3D printing projects. But what about laser cutting? We decided to make a selection of the best free 2D CAD software to help you with your laser cutti... Read More
5 myths about additive manufacturing
As an online 3D printing service, we answer every day to the questions of our customers and we notice that some new customers have some misconceptions about additive manufacturing. If you are new to 3D printing, you might still have some false ideas ... Read More
Revolutionary development in 3D printing heart valves!
Additive Manufacturing has been saving lives with some unbelievable solutions. 3D printing brings into the medical world new materials and new production methods and lets doctors help patients in ways impossible before. Now, researchers from Carnegie... Read More
Top 10 free 3D software for students in 2021
3D modeling software is widely used in many schools. From engineering prototypes, blueprints for architecture, to product visualizations, students across different educational fields use 3D technologies. However, many programs are not cheap, but esse... Read More
3D printing with plastics: what about the details?
When you hear 3D printing, you might think about thick layers of desktop FDM printers. However, the technology has developed far beyond that. Discover 3D printing at the best quality thanks to industrial additive manufacturing! What do you need to ch... Read More
Materials used in 3D printing
You may not know all that 3D printing can do for you. More and more amazing 3D printing materials are developed each year to help you give life to all your best projects. Cheaper, stronger, lighter, more resistant to heat, new materials also means ne... Read More
Battle of software 2021: Cinema 4D vs Blender
Both Cinema 4D and Blender are 3D modeling software. They are powerful and offer many tools for photorealistic renders, simulations, and 3D animations. Your choice for selecting one should be based on your production requirements. Do you want to desi... Read More
All you need to know about our metal 3D printing service
Are you looking for a good and reliable metal 3D printing service? Well, our online 3D printing service offers a wide range of materials, including metal 3D printing materials. How could you start optimizing your metal production using additive manuf... 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.