Makerbot
Replicator Z18

The Ideal 3D Printer for Your Extra-Large Projects

With an extra-large build space and the best resolution for the price, if you are looking for unmatched quality without the big industrial budget, the MakerBot Replicator Z18 is made for you. This amazing machine offers 100 micron layer resolution, paper-thin layers, smooth surfaces, a MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder, and a build space that is large enough and technologically advanced enough to print two jobs at once. The Z18 works with Small Spool and Large Spool PLA Filaments.

Massive Build Volume

2,592 cubic inches
30.5 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm
12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in

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

The Best Price/Performance in the Professional 3D Printer Category

Enclosed and heated build chamber designed for printing large models with minimal curling, 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 is easy to swap or replace.

100-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 postproduction
Choose settings that range from fast draft to finer resolution

MAKERBOT REPLICATOR SMART EXTRUDER

Easy to swap or replace
Detects filament absence and automatically pauses your print

ON-BOARD CAMERA

For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thingiverse and social networks
Automatically takes reference pictures of final prints and saves them to your cloud storage library

MOBILE CONTROL

Free and friendly MakerBot Mobile app (Available Spring 2014)
Remote monitoring from on-board camera feed
Receive notifications and alerts from your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer

Specs:

Build Volume: 12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in
Filament Diameter: 1.75 mm
Build Platform: Glass
Product Dimensions: 19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.6 H in
Product Weight: ~90 lbs
File Types: .stl, .obj, .thing, .makerbot
Operating Systems: Windows (7+) Mac OS X (10.7+) Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)
Connectivity: USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi