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Replicator Z18

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Massive Build Volume and Strong Price-to-Performance Ratio in a Desktop Package

Sizeabe Build Enveleope, Ideal for Extra-Large Models

  • Makes extra-large and ultra-tall prototypes and models
  • Expanded capabilities with increased size
  • Print multiple parts in one buld

Enhanced Size and Performance, at a Competitive Price

  • Seamlessley integrated with the growing MakerBot 3D Ecosystem of hardware, software, materials, accessories, and solutions
  • Wi-Fi, USB, and Ethernet connectivity ensures a seamless production workflow
  • App and cloud enabled
  • Remotely connect to, view, and control the Replicator Z18
  • 100-200 micron layer resolution
  • Create large, realistic models for presentations and demonstrations
  • Overcome size restrictions for enhanced versatility
  • Pair with the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner for even more possibilities


Technical Specifications


Print Technology Fused Deposition Modeling

Build Volume 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

Layer Resolution 100 microns [0.0039 in]
Filament Diameter 1.75 mm [0.069 in]

Filament Compatibility MakerBot PLA Filament
Large Spool

Nozzle Diameter 0.4 mm [0.015 in]

Print File Type .makerbot

Size & Weight

Product Dimensions 49.3 L x 56.5 W x 86.1 H
[19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.9 H IN]

Shipping Box 65.0 x 71.9 x 106.0 CM
[25.6 x 28.3 x 41.75 IN]

Product Weight 41 kg [90 lbs]

Shipping Weight 52 KG [115 LBS]


Construction PC ABS with Powder-Coated Steel Reinforcement

Build Surface Injetion moulded PC-ABS

Stepper Motors 1.8° Step Angle with 1/16

XY Positioning Precision 11 Microns [0.0004 in]

Z Positioning Precision 2.5 Microns [0.0001 in]


Ambient Operating Temperature 15-24°C [60-72.5°F]

Storage Temperature 0-38°C [32-100°F]


Software Bundle MakerBot Desktop Software

Supported File Types STL, OBJ, Thing, MakerBot

Operating Systems Windows (7+)/Mac OS X (10.7+)/Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+, Fedora 19+)
Electrical Power Requirements 100-240 V; 5.4-2.2 A;
50/60 Hz; 350 W
Connectivity USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
Camera Camera Resolution 320 x 240