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The benchmark print should reflect your typical prototype or model need.

Average Number of Prints per Week
Printing With Method
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Single part cost
Cost of material used in a single part plus the cost per print of the printer(s) depreciated over a period of 3 years.
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Single part print time
Print time using Balanced print mode prepared on MakerBot Print software with soluble supports turned on.
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MakerBot Method Compared to Outsourcing

Based on Industry Averages for Outsourcing 3D Printing to Fulfillment Services

Single Part Cost Comparison
Method cost per part (including printer cost per part and material cost) vs. average cost per part of outsourcing including shipping costs based on quotes from multiple popular service providers.
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Annual Cost Comparison
Cost of material used in a single part plus the cost per print of the printers depreciated over a period of 3 years.
Method
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Outsourced
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Saved Per Year
Single Part Time Comparison
Single part print time for Method using Balanced settings and soluble supports vs single part turnaround time for outsourcing including production and shipping time based on quotes from leading service providers.
Method
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Saved Per Part
Your Annual Costs Lowered By:
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By adopting MakerBot Method your annual costs for producing parts per year are reduced to $, compared with outsourcing production costs of $.

Project Prototyping
Time Reduced By:
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By adopting MakerBot Method, you can complete the prototyping for a project that requires 10 iterations in days instead of days - allowing you to significantly accelerate your design process.

Costs Over Time Based on Your Current Production Rate

MakerBot Method
Outsourced to Fulfillment Service

Your MakerBot Methods will
pay for themselves in:

Your MakerBot Method will
pay for itself in:

weeks

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