Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

The Makerbot Z18 brings a new benchmark to hobbyist & educational 3D printing with it's large build volume, heated chamber & 5th generation makerbot technology. Feature rich with lots of innovation from Makerbot this big machine doesn't have a price tag to match.

The Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D Printer is great for:

  • Comprehensive Schools
  • Academies
  • Universities.

Build Volume

  • 305 L x 305 W x 457 H mm / 42512 cubic cm (42.5 litres)
  • 12" L x 12" W x 18" H in / 2592 cubic inches
  • Make extra-large prototypes, models or products Think & build bigger than ever
  • Print multiple things at once so you can get to work on your next design sooner!

The Best Price/Performance In Its Category

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.

Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB connectivity ensures a seamless production workflow

New MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder is easy to swap or replace with a  100 MICRON LAYER RESOLUTION you can Create realistic prototypes & models for  presentations - Choose settings that range from fast draft to finer resolution

Key Features

Created and refined over five generations of innovative desktop 3D printers.....


  • On-board user interface and intuitive dial create a rich user experience
  • Access your object library and see previews of your 3D model files
  • On-board utilities help you set up and maintain your printer

Makerbot Replictor Smart Extruder

Easy to swap or replace
Detects filament absence and automatically pauses your print
Sends notifications to MakerBot Desktop andMakerBot Mobile apps

On-Board Camera

  • For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thingiverse and social networks
  • Accessible through MakerBot Desktop andMakerBot Mobile apps
  • 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

Superflat Build Plate

For greater reliability and adhesion

Heated Chamber

Enclosed and heated build chamber designed for printing large models with minimal curling.

Ultra-Tall Build Volume

  • Build objects up to 457 mm (18") tall
  • Total build volume: 42,475 cm3 / 42,47 litres (2,592 in3)

4 Ways to Connect

  • USB stick
  • USB cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Wi-Fi

Cloud Connected

  • Send print file via Wi-Fi(coming soon), ethernet or USB to printer
  • Control your MakerBot Replicator from anywhere with MakerBot Mobile

Full-Featured Software

  • Free to download
  • Store, organize, and access 3D design files in your personal cloud-enabled library
  • Find, buy, and prepare your files from one central location
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  • Materials
  • Tech Specs


    Print Technology
    Fused Deposition Modeling

    Build Volume
    30.5 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm
    [12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in]

    42,512 cubic centimeters
    [2,592 cubic inches]

    Layer Resolution
    100 microns [0.0039 in]

    Filament Diameter
    1.75 mm [0.069 in]

    Filament Compatibility
    MakerBot PLA Filament
    Large: 0.90 kg [2.0 lb]
    XL: 2.26 kg [5.0 lb]*
    XXL: 4.53 kg [10.0 lb]*
    * Requires MakerBot Filament Case

    Build Plate
    Injection-molded PC-ABS

    Print Chamber
    Enclosed and heated build chamber

    Size & Weight

    Product Dimensions
    49.3 L x 56.5 W x 85.4 H cm
    [19.4 L x 22.2 W x 33.6 H in]

    Product Weight
    41 kg [90 lbs]


    Power Requirements
    100-240 VAC; 5.4-2.2 A;
    50/60 HZ; 350 W

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