The best materials to 3D print in a hurry
Most of our customers at Sculpteo like things to be done fast. Thankfully our online 3D printing service and laser cutting service are both intuitive and quick. As we like to say, it’s easy as 1, 2, 3: you upload it, we manufacture it, you receive it. Yet you may have to wait a little time to receive your product and some delays cannot be erased, even by our super fast and efficient engineers. These delays vary according to various... Read More
Top 10 Future 3D Printing Materials (that exist in the present!)
3D Printing has grown rapidly and it’s gaining popularity in a number or areas thanks to innovative new materials. Having introduced some new materials and services to our catalogue, we wondered how the future of new materials will drive the 3D printing sector into new horizons. It’s only natural to think about the future of 3D printing materials as the years go by. Indeed, many large companies have invested in additive... Read More
New laser cutting material sample kit available!
Material Sample Kits are the best way to discover our range of laser cut materials and compare their properties. You can also understand the different types of finishes and engraving. Price, range, thickness, look… we tell you everything about this new Laser cutting material sample kit! Every Laser cutting material in a single product… that’s the purpose of our Laser cutting special sample kit. We have designed a... Read More
Made in France or Made in the USA: Where are your parts produced?
Manufacturing locally has many benefits, almost as many benefits as using 3D printing to create customized parts. Today we explore the benefits of producing your parts locally, and we take a deep look at what is produced in the US factory vs. what is produced in our French factory. Made in the USA or Made in France: What are the benefits to buying local? Manufacturing is critically important to the economy of any nation, and... Read More
The complete laser cutting materials list!
Are you a novice in laser cutting and wondering which kind of objects you can create with it? Are you more a regular user, who wants to experience a new way to make laser cut parts? Well, no matter what your skills in laser cutting are, this list of laser-cutting materials will give you a broad overview of the material you can use with this technology and those offered by our service. In this article, you will learn about: Our... Read More
Curious About Our CLIP Materials?
As we get closer to the end of our CLIP “Pilot” and prepare to take it out of BETA we are excited to share a little info about the materials and what they can offer you. You might have noticed that we have not released any information about the materials… before now. We will share 4 of the CLIP materials that you can choose from when you order through our website when we do go live. So prepare to learn all about the materials, their... Read More
SLS vs Polyjet Comparison
It’s been a just few weeks since we brought you a short comparison between two of the most used 3D printing technologies, Selective Laser Sintering or SLS and Stereolithography or SLA. This time we are going to address some doubts regarding Polyjet 3D printing and how it compares to SLS just as we did earlier. Here is our SLS vs Polyjet comparison! As you may remember from our last comparison, SLA printers are -by design- incapable... Read More
3D Printing Technologies: SLS vs. SLA
At Sculpteo we receive the question what’s the difference between SLA technology and SLS technology a lot, and today we’d like to share with you the similarities and differences of these 3D Printing technologies and materials. SLS, SLA, FDM, FFF, ABS, PA, PLA… Today more than ever, keeping up with all those acronyms representing all the different technologies, materials or processes, can be a bit of a challenge.... Read More
Are ALL 3D Printed Materials Toxic?
How safe are 3D printed materials? Recently we’ve seen studies that suggest some materials may be harmful; we’re here to tell you about our Sculpteo materials so that you (and your customers) can put your fears to rest. We’re going to start with the basics, this article will give you a better understanding of the materials that we use to create your products, and while all of this information is available on our materials... Read More
Your resource for 3D printing speed, build time and post-processing speeds
3D printing speed is king! Whoever can offer quality 3D prints with the fastest build time and shortest post-processing times wins. When 3D printing was initially introduced to the public it was marketed as a machine that can make items appear out of thin air, and while there is a kernel of truth to this idea the general public had extremely high expectations. When it was explained that the desktop print process (not including post... Read More