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MakerBot Method Printer

MakerBot 3d Printers SKU: MKB-900-0001A

MakerBot Method Printer

MakerBot 3d Printers SKU: MKB-900-0001A
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Regular price $4,999.00
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MakerBot Method Printer


MakerBot Method introduces an entirely new category of 3D Printing defined by INDUSTRIAL RELIABILITY + PRECISION, FASTEST CAD-TO-PART, and MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE + MINIMAL INVESTMENT. We call it Performance 3D Printing.

INDUSTRIAL RELIABILITY + PRECISION: Consistent print results that match design dimensions.


  • Circulating Heated Chamber
  • Ultra-Rigid Metal Frame
  • Dry-Sealed Material Bays
  • Dual Performance Extruders (with tech borrowed from SSYS patents)
  • Precision PVA Dissolvable Supports


FASTEST CAD TO PART: Up to 2x faster than desktop 3D printers*


  • Save days or weeks over conventional outsourcing- Additive Manufacturing, CNC, etc.
  • Enables seamless printing without tinkering.


MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE + MINIMAL INVESTMENT: About the first-year cost of ownership of an entry-level industrial 3D printer with no technician required.


  • Accelerate product development
  • Ensure parts are how you want them before sending out for 3rd party production
  • Provide designers direct access to 3D printing so they reach decisions faster
  • Easy deployment and operation at the enterprise level
  • Low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Reclaim development time with MakerBot no-hassle 3D printing platform


*Based on internal print speed testing compared to popular desktop 3D printers when using the same layer height and infill density settings. Dependent upon object geometry.

Compatible Software


  • SolidWorks, Autodesk, CATIA, Rhino, TinkerCAD




  • 1 Year (includes 6 months of standard warranty and 6 months of free extended warranty $950 value)
  • Provides replacement of parts that don't conform to MakerBot published specifications
  • Response time = 3 business days


What ships in the box?


  • 1 MakerBot Method Performance 3D Printer
  • 1 Tough spool 1.65lb
  • 1 PVA spool 1.0lb
  • 1 Spring Steel Build Plate (with 1 sheet of Build Tak)
  • 1 Nozzle Cleaning Brush


Technical Specifications
  • Print Technology: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
  • Dimension Accuracy: ‚± 0.2mm or ‚± 0.002 mm per mm of travel (whichever is greater)*
  • Build Speed: Up to 2x times faster than desktop 3D printers**; Max Filament Flow Rate: ~50mm3; per sec; Print Head Travel Speed: Up to 500 mm/sec
  • Layer Resolution:‚ Maximum Capability: 20 - 400 microns
  • Maximum Build Volume: 7.5 (6.0 with water soluble supports) x 7.5 x 7.75 inches

  • Print Heads: 2
  • Frame Construction: Aluminum Die Cast base, Extruded Aluminum Uprights, Steel Weldment Gantry Frame
  • Number of Chamber Heaters: 2
  • Chamber Heaters Cartridge Size:‚ 1/4" 60W Heaters
  • Print Sensors: 21
  • Nozzle Diameter: 0.4 mm
  • Nozzle Material: 17-4 PH Hardened Steel
  • Max Extruder Drive Torque: 200 Newtons through 19:1 gear ratio (3x more pull force than desktop standard)
  • Extruder Thermal Core Length: 51.5 mm (3x longer than desktop standard)
  • Display: 5'' full-color capacitive touch screen
  • Build Plate: Spring Steel
  • Build Surface: Reusable, flexible grip surface
  • Camera Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels
  • Ambient Operating Temperature: 15 - 26 ‚ºC, 10 - 90% RH non condensing
  • Storage Temperature: 0-38C

  • Product Dimensions: 413 mm x 437mm x 649 mm / 16.3D x 17.2 W x 25.6H
  • Product Weight: 65 lbs
  • Shipping Box: 76.5 H x 50.0 W x 55.5 D centimeters [30.1 H x 19.7 W x 21.9 D inches]
  • Shipping Weight: 81.7 lbs

  • Supported Materials:‚  MakerBot Precision Materials: PLA, Tough, PVA MakerBot Specialty Materials: PETG, more to come
  • Dry-Sealed Filament Protection: 30 days
  • Filament Diameter: 1.75 mm (0.0069 in)
  • Spool Type: Smart Spools with RFID tag
  • Spool Size: 750g (1.65 lbs) model, 450 (1.00 lbs)
  • System: Open Filament System (Filament Aux Port)

  • Safety: Full Enclosed, Door Safety Switch, Lid Safety Switch
  • Compliance: FCC, EMC, Low Voltage Directive 60950-1, 62368

  • Power Requirements: 100-240 V, 4A. 50-60 Hz, 400 W max
  • Connectivity: USB Drive, USB, Ethernet, Wifi

  • Software Bundle: MakerBot Print, MakerBot Mobile
  • Supported File Types (Windows only):‚ MakerBot (.makerbot), STL (.stl), SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm), InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam), IGES (.iges, .igs), STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp), CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct), Wavefront Object (.obj), Unigraphics/NX (.prt), Solid Edge (.par, .asm), ProE/Creo (.prt, .prt., .asm, .asm.), VRML (.wrl), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)
  • CAD Plugins: SolidWorks, Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Operating Systems: Windows (7,10); Mac OS X (10.12+)

  • Warranty: 1 Year (includes 6 months of standard warranty and 6 months of free extended warranty ¢‚¬œ $950 value)

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