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MakerBot Filament | Spring into Filament Savings

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Get the Filament You Need—for Less
You made it! Winter is officially over, and it’s time to treat yourself to some springtime savings. For the rest of April, we’re taking 10% OFF when you order four or more spools of large and 1kg size MakerBot PLA or ABS Filaments.

MakerBot Filament is the best, most consistent filament for MakerBot 3D printers including the new MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer (Fifth Generation Model) and the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer. For your convenience, the April promotion can be redeemed through online, telephone, and retail store orders.

Make the most of your spring and save today.


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MakerBot Filament | Mad March Discounts


Save Big On MakerBot Filament Orders
This is the month we start to shake off the cold and greet spring with a smile. But just in case Old Man Winter isn’t cutting any breaks, MakerBot is giving you something else to grin about.

Throughout March, get FREE SHIPPING in the continental United States when you buy four or more spools of MakerBot PLA or ABS Filaments.

Smiling yet? We’ve got another trick up our sleeve. You’ll also get 10% OFF when you grab all three Armed Forces colors. Feel like throwing in some other great PLA or ABS Filament colors? That free shipping offer still applies.

We can’t wait to see what you make!


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MakerBot Retail | Save Spools, Money, and the Planet


Wouldn’t it be great if there were a way to help preserve our environment and save a little dough at the same time? With MakerBot’s spool exchange program, now you can.

Stay Green and Save Some Greenbacks
Drop off your empty spools of MakerBot Filament to any MakerBot Retail Store and not only will we recycle them for you, we’ll also give you 10% off on your purchase of up to five new spools (Large or Small). Now it’s easier than ever to innovate and create sustainably with your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer.

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MakerBot Filament | Special Valentine Bundle


It’s hard not to love MakerBot Filament in all of its many colors and materials. This Valentine’s Day, your MakerBot Filament is loving you back with a limited time offer of 10% off any purchase of five or more spools.

We’ll also be offering 10% off two beautiful filament pairings, perfect for 3D printing a gift for your Valentine.

Our Valentine Bundles come in True Red and Neon Pink MakerBot PLA Filament and in True Red and Stellar Pink MakerBot ABS Filament.

It’s always wise to make your Valentine’s Day reservations ahead of time, so grab your Valentine Bundles in Makerbot PLA Filament or MakerBot ABS Filament.

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MakerBot News | Get Started with Your New MakerBot 3D Printer


The presents have been unwrapped, and your brand new MakerBot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer is begging to be taken for a spin. All you need now are a few tips to get you up and printing, and a rundown of a few key ingredients that fuel the MakerBot® 3D Ecosystem. Let the making begin!

Unboxing Your MakerBot Replicator 2
Safety first! Unbox your MakerBot Replicator 2 the right way.

Setting Up Your MakerBot Replicator 2
Learn how to load MakerBot® PLA Filament into your 3D printer, level your build plate, and more.

Find it on Thingiverse 
Eager to get started with your 3D printer, but not sure where to begin? Visit MakerBot® Thingiverse®, the 3D design community where you can discover, download, and print over 100,000 free 3D models. Make it your New Year’s Resolution to 3D print something new every day!

Make it with MakerBot MakerWare
MakerWare is the ideal software to drive your MakerBot Replicator 2. This free yet powerful tool works in tandem with your favorite 3D design software to create watertight, ready-to-print 3D models.

Join the Community
Your journey is just beginning, so don’t be a stranger. Stay up to date on all our latest releases, upgrades and developments by following us on Twitter @MakerBot and reading our blog, where you can sign up for the MakerBot newsletter.

Feel Supported
If you’ve got an issue with your 3D printer, have no fear. You can probably find what you’re looking for in our FAQ and product documentation pages. If you’re still stuck, our deeply knowledgeable support staff is ready to help you out. Just contact, or click here to submit a case.

Be sure to stop by our online store to check out the latest selection of colorful MakerBot® PLA Filament. Merry making!

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MakerBot Filament | New Colors and Savings to Brighten Your Winter


Looking for a splash of color to wash away the early winter chill? Look no further. We’re releasing a wave of new colors of MakerBot® PLA Filament for MakerBot Replicator 2: three neons, two sparkles, and one glorious new green.

Click here to check out our newest colors.


Supercharge your prints with MakerBot Neon Orange, Neon Green, and Neon Pink PLA Filament. Place these bold, saturated colors under a black light to set a festive mood.


Make your 3D prints shine like stars in the night sky with Sparkly Black and Sparkly Dark Blue MakerBot Filament.


Round out your collection of core colors with MakerBot True Green PLA Filament. Spring will blossom early when you 3D print with this lively medium-tone hue.

Three’s Company
To celebrate this colorful release, we’re offering 10% off your entire filament order when you buy three or more spools of MakerBot Filament.

Visit us online to save on MakerBot Filament.

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MakerBot News | Science Museum London to Sell MakerBot Products


Good news for our friends across the pond: the Science Museum Shop in London is now selling the MakerBot® Replicator® 2 Desktop 3D Printer and the MakerBot® Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner.

Located at Exhibition road, South Kensington, London, the Science Museum Shop is one of a select few retail locations in the UK where you can walk in and take home a MakerBot Replicator 2 the same day.

Offering MakerBot Desktop 3D Printers at their shop isn’t the only way that Science Museum London is embracing 3D printing. 3D: printing the future, an exhibition exploring how innovators are using 3D printing, includes over 100 objects from the MakerBot® Thingiverse® 3D Design Community. Science Museum London’s first inventor-in-residence, Mark Champkins, has also created some fascinating designs such as this 3D printed gramophone.

3D: printing the future will be on display through February 2014. While you’re there, be sure to stop by the Science Museum Shop and pick up a MakerBot Replicator 2, or buy one at the Science Museum online store.


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MakerBot Products | An Abundance of Bundles

This holiday season, MakerBot is offering two amazing package deals on our world-class 3D products.

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Autumn Filament Bundle 
We’re offering a special three-pack of MakerBot® PLA Filament in festive fall colors: True Red, True Yellow, and True Orange. You can 3D print all of your Thanksgiving decorations with this affordable $130 bundle.

MakerBot Special Offers

Complete Desktop 3D Bundle
Save $400 on professional-quality manufacturing for your home, business, or studio with the Complete Desktop 3D Bundle. This includes a MakerBot Replicator 2, a MakerBot Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner, two rolls of MakerBot Filament, and the MakerBot® MakerCare™ Protection Plan.

Check out these enticing offers today.


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Digitizer Education | Part 1: Intro

An Amazing Creative Tool

The MakerBot® Digitizer™ Desktop 3D Scanner is an incredible piece of technology that was recently praised by Popular Mechanics as one of the top 10 breakthrough products of 2013.  There are already many people using the MakerBot Digitizer to quickly turn the things in their world into 3D models they can modify, improve, share, and 3D print.

We encourage you to experiment with the MakerBot Digitizer, and share your 3D models with the MakerBot community on Thingiverse.  But if you’re just getting started, please watch this short video that will help you set up your MakerBot Digitizer and get you 3D scanning right away.

See you soon, and happy 3D scanning!

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MakerBot Products | A Big Day At MakerBot

MakerBot has been known to release groundbreaking new products, but today, we’re releasing three. That’s got to be a record.

Today, we’re shipping two new types of filament, and releasing a new version of MakerWare for download. Tomorrow, October 1st, a little invention called the MakerBot® Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner will ship from our factory in Brooklyn to 3D pioneers around the world. Visit the posts below to learn more about this massive triple-headed release.

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