Makerbot 3D Printers

Bridging the Gap between Consumer and Professional 3D Printers

Experimental Extruder

INTRODUCING THE MAKERBOT EXPERIMENTAL EXTRUDER

Designed for the advanced user looking to push the limits of what’s possible with MakerBot 3D printers. Customize your 3D printing experience with a modifiable hardware design and interchangeable nozzles.*

CREATIVE FLEXIBILITY WITH A RANGE OF MATERIALS

Push the boundaries of MakerBot 3D printing with interchangeable nozzles and unlocked access to custom print modes for full experimental freedom.

FREEDOM TO SWITCH FROM PRODUCTION TO SANDBOX

Quickly switch from the reliability of the Smart Extruder+ to the Experimental Extruder to test the limits of your ideas.

DRAFTING FOR SPEED

Print existing PLA materials with the included large diameter draft nozzles and dramatically reduce total print time by up to 75%.

SAVE & SHARE YOUR MATERIAL MODES

Unlock advanced print settings with the Experimental Extruder and other MakerBot Labs hardware. Once you’ve found the settings that work best for your chosen material, save a custom Material Print Mode and share it with the MakerBot Labs Thingiverse community.

EXPLORE POPULAR MATERIAL PRINT MODES

Browse, collaborate, discuss, and download. MakerBot Labs on Thingiverse is the community for discussing Material Print Profiles, software APIs, and hardware mods.

Experimental Extruder for the MakerBot Replicator+, Replicator Mini+, and Replicator Z18

PRODUCT SPECS:

  • Compatible with: MakerBot Replicator+, MakerBot Replicator Mini+, MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer (5th Gen), MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer, MakerBot Replicator Z18
  • Print Technology: Fused Deposition Modeling
  • Nozzles included: 0.4 mm Brass, 0.6 mm Brass, 0.6 mm Stainless Steel, 0.8 mm Brass
  • Accessories included: Two Nozzle Wrenches, Extruder Cap for use with Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+ 3D printers, Active Cooling Duct for use with Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+ 3D printers (ships attached to Experimental Extruder), Filament Swivel Clip for MakerBot Replicator Z18 configuration (ships attached to Experimental Extruder)

MakerBot Replicator

THE EASIEST AND MOST VERSATILE WAY TO GET FROM 3D MODEL TO 3D PRINT

Fifth-generation technology defines the new standard for ease of use, quality, and reliability. Powered by the new, user-friendly
MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing Platform App and cloud enabled Wi-Fi, USB and Ethernet connectivity ensures a seamless production workflow.

New MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder+, motion controllers, and gantry design.  On-board camera and diagnostics, and assisted build plate leveling.

LARGE BUILD VOLUME ACCELERATES RAPID PROTOTYPING AND MODEL MAKING

11% larger build volume than the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.
Build Volume:  [9.9 x 7.8 x 5.9 in] [456 cubic inches]
Makes true-to-life objects quickly and easily Enables you to manufacture on demand.

Makerbot Replicator

MakerBot Replicator Mini

EASY AND AFFORDABLE 3D PRINTING

Trust in a 3D printer that’s durable, reliable, and easy to use. Get fast and easy One Touch™ 3D Printing. Transform a small desk in your home or classroom into an exciting creativity center.Experiment with a wide range of forms, colors, and textures.
Join the large, supportive MakerBot Thingiverse® 3D design community. Print, manage, and share your 3D creations simply and seamlessly, with free MakerBot software for your PC or Mac.

ENTERTAINING, EDUCATIONAL, AND USEFUL

Reconnect with your imagination and creative power. Teach children how to think, imagine, create, craft and print in 3D. Energize and inspire children’s creativity, while preparing them for the jobs of the future. Create occasions for children to bond with parents, siblings, classmates, and teachers. Remix and customize your creations to create unique gifts for family and friends. Choose from hundreds of thousands of free, predesigned, and ready-to-print educational, entertaining, and useful 3D models on Thingiverse. Make household utensils and replacement parts. Spur social creativity at parties, events, and brainstorming sessions. Print your creations while you work on other projects. For even more design possibilities, pair the MakerBot Replicator Mini with the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner

Makerbot Mini

Makerbot printed dynamo

MakerBot Replicator Z18

Makerbot Z18

MASSIVE BUILD VOLUME

• 2,592 CUBIC INCHES
• 11.8 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H IN

Make extra-large and ultra-tall industrial prototypes, models, and products. Think and build bigger than ever. Print multiple things at once so you can get to work on your next design sooner.

BEST PRICE TO PERFORMANCE RATIO IN THE PROFESSIONAL 3D PRINTER CATEGORY

Seamlessly integrated with the growing MakerBot 3D Ecosystem of hardware, software, materials, accessories, and solutions. App and cloud enabled with regularly enhanced software improvements. Wi-Fi, USB, and Ethernet connectivity ensures a seamless production workflow. Remotely connect to, view, and control your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer.

PROFESSIONAL-QUALITY DETAIL

100-micron to 200-micron layer resolution. Create professional-quality, high-resolution prototypes and complex models. Get smooth-to-the-touch surfaces that don’t need sanding, finishing, or post-production. Create realistic prototypes and models for demonstrations and presentations.

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