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The best price-to-performance ratio in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category
2,549 CUBIC INCHES
30.0 L X 30.5 W X 45.7 H CM
11.8 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H IN
Make extra-large and ultra-tall industrial concept models and prototypes. Think and build bigger than ever.
Double the warranty of its predecessor, the Smart Extruder+ is a culmination of product design and 160,000+ hours of rigorous testing that delivers dependable, consistent performance with superior results using MakerBot PLA Material.
With the massive build volume of the Z18, you can print prototypes and parts at a vastly lower cost than industrial 3D printers.
Send print files to your 3D printer via Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet, or with a USB drive. Control your printer via MakerBot Print or remotely with MakerBot Mobile.
Store, organize, and access 3D design files in your personal cloud-enabled library on MakerBot Print. MakerBot’s free downloadable software is compatible with Mac or Windows computers.
MakerBot Support offers comprehensive MakerCare coverage plans and responsive expertise from those who know MakerBot products best. Our support site also offers both intelligent troubleshooting and in-depth product information.
Safe for the office or classroom, this material is non-toxic and easy-to-print with minimal warping or curling. It's also optimized to give you the best results and highest quality for the MakerBot Replicator Z18 Printer.
Designed for your most durable 3D printed prototypes and fixtures. Print with confidence. Print Tough.
Fused Deposition Modeling
30.0 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H CM
[11.8 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H IN]
2,549 cubic inches
1.75 mm [0.069 IN]
MakerBot PLA Material - Large Spool
MakerBot Tough Material - Large Spool
Additional materials such as bronzefill, copperfill, and woodfill (visit MakerBot Labs)
Tough Smart Extruder+
0.4 MM [0.015 IN]
Print File Type
Ambient Operating Temperature
49.3 L x 56.5 W x 86.1 H
[19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.9 H IN]
65.0 x 71.9 x 106.0 CM
[25.6 x 28.3 x 41.75 IN]
41 KG [90 LBS]
52 KG [115 LBS]
with PC-ABS and Aluminum Composite Material
Injection molded PC ABS
1.8° step angle with 1/16 micro-stepping
XY Positioning Precision
11 Microns [0.0004 IN]
Z Positioning Precision
2.5 Microns [0.0001 IN]
MakerBot Print Software
Supported File Types
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)
100-240 V; 5.4-2.2 A;
50/60 HZ; 350 W
USB, Ethernet, Wifi
320 x 240
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