MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

DIY Learning

Bring STEAM to life with 3D printed objects, Spark curiosity and engage the entire classroom with the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer.

The kit includes:

  • 1 MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

  • One MakerCare 1-Year Plan<

  • Six-month Warranty

Price: $6,499

In Stock

  • Main Features

    3D Printers for students ages 4 and up

  • Educational value

    Engineering, Manufacturing, Architecture, Medical, Design, Geography, Science, Technology, Math

  • What’s in the box?

    2 MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers, 2 Smart Extruders, 2 ten-pack of filament, 2 build plate tape and 1 copy of MakerBot curriculum

  • Mobile / stationary

    Stationary

  • Student to robot ratio

    1 printer per 15 students

  • Best for

    Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Makerspace, Museum, Library, Summer Camp

  • Grade Level

    K-12

  • Curriculum

    Covering Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering

  • Professional Development / Training

    No training required – available as an option

  • Warranty

    1-year warranty

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The Best Price to Performance Ratio in the Extra-Large, Professional 3D Printer Category.

Massive Build Volume for Expert-Level Projects

With a massive build volume and the best price to performance ratio in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category, the MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer solution is ideal for hands-on and technically adept users. The MakerBot Replicator Z18 seamlessly integrates with the growing MakerBot 3D Ecosystem of hardware, software, materials, and accessories. It’s powered by the user friendly, app- and cloud-enabled MakerBot OS, enabling you to remotely monitor your important 3D printing projects.

  • Massive build volume
  • The 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.
  • Powered by the user-friendly, app- and cloud-enabled MakerBot OS that’s regularly enhanced with software updates.
  • USB, Ethernet, or Wi-Fi connectivity creates a seamless production workflow.
  • MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder is easy to swap or replace and is designed to help youminimize downtime and quickly adapt to improvements in materials without replacing entire printer.
  • Save with high-quality, low-cost consumables with consistently round diameters to help ensure consistent flow through the extruder nozzle and smooth, even layers.
  • 100-micron to 200-micron layer resolution
  • Create professional-quality, high-resolution prototypes and complex models.
  • Refine designs at a faster pace with Real-Time Prototyping™ technology

Advantages to using 3D Printing for Teachers

  • Satisfy Curriculum: 3D printing and design offer a rich way to enhance and reinforce science, technology, engineering, art, math, and design skills already being taught in the classroom.
  • Engage Students: 3D Printers engage students in the process of design and making all while enhancing their ability to solve problems through creative and collaborative solutions.
  • Prepare Students for STEAM degrees and careers: Today’s professionals use 3D printing to advance product development cycles. It also provides students with tangible, hands-on experience in STEAM subjects and engineering fundamentals.
  • Involve the Community: 3D printing is an excellent way to reach out to the community (i.e. student project showcases, fundraisers, student-run classes)

What is the return on investment?

K-5

  • Inspire curiosity in STEAM
  • Create tactile learning models for complex concepts
  • Establish spatial reasoning
  • Early engineering concepts and process

6-8

  • Develop design thinking skills
  • Learn through iteration
  • Hands-on engineering principles
  • Deepen history lessons through re-creating artifacts

9-12

  • Learn professional 3D design skills
  • Simulate real-world engineering problems
  • Develop college-readiness through advanced design thinking
  • Unlock critical thinking skills required to bring an idea to reality

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MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

DIY Learning

Price: $6,499

In Stock