MakerBot Z18

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5th Generation. Massive Build Volume. Professional.

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The Z18 is the largest of MakerBot’s 5th Generation family of 3D printers.  With its massive build volume (12″ x 12″ x 18″), it is the best price to performance ratio in the extra-large professional 3D printer category. The 5th generation technology defines the new standard for ease of use, quality, and reliability.  WiFi, USB, and Ethernet connectivity ensure a seamless production workflow.  The Z18 includes an on-board camera, diagnostics, and assisted build plate leveling, making this one of the most user-friendly 3D printers on the market.

Description

FeatureBenefit
100 Micron Layer ResolutionCreates professional quality and detail; provides smooth-to-the-touch surfaces
User Adjustable SettingsEnables fast printing for preliminary parts to finer resolution for final parts
Massive Build VolumeMake extra-large and ultra-tall industrial prototypes, models, and products; Print multiple parts at once so you can get to work on your next design sooner
Heated ChamberProvides a more stable thermal environment for consistent builds
Wi-Fi, USB, and Ethernet ConnectivityEnsures a seamless production workflow
On-board cameraAllows remote control, monitoring and real-time streaming
On-board diagnosticsEasy to operate and maintain
Assisted build plate levelingEnsures easy set-up and operation

 

 

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 ParameterValue/Description
Printing
Build Volume11.8 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in.
Minimum Layer Height100 microns
Build Platform MaterialPC-ABS
Heated ChamberYes
Connectivity
USBYes
Wi-FiYes
EthernetYes
USB StickYes
Hardware
MakerBot Smart Extruder+Yes
CameraYes
LCD InterfaceYes
Assisted LevelingYes
Filament
MakerBot PLA FilamentYes
Spool Size2.0 lbs.

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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Replicator Z18
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Price$2,499$1,299$2,499$6,499
Printing
Build Volume9.7 L x 6.0 W x 6.1 H in.4 L x 4 W x 5 H in.11.6 L x 7.6 W x 6.5 H in.11.8 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in.
Minimum Layer Height100 microns200 microns100 microns100 microns
Dual ExtrudersYes
Heated ChamberYes
Heated Build PlatformYes
Connectivity
USBYesYesYesYes
Wi-FiYesYesYes
EthernetYesYes
USB StickYesYes
SD CardYes
Hardware
Tough PLA Smart Extruder+YesYes
MakerBot Smart Extruder+YesYesYes
CameraYesYesYes
LCD InterfaceYesYes
Assisted LevelingNo Leveling RequiredYesYes
Filament
MakerBot Tough PLA FilamentYesYes
MakerBot PLA FilamentYesYesYes
MakerBot ABS FilamentYes
MakerBot Dissolvable FilamentYes
Spool Size2.2 lbs.0.5 lbs.2.0 lbs.2.0 lbs.