MakerBot

Makerbot Classroom Lab

DIY Learning

The bundle includes:

        • One MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

        • MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder 

        • Large MakerBot PLA Filament Spool

        • Build Plate Tape

        • Power cord and USB A-to-B Cable
        • One Mobile Cart

        • One Filament Case for the Makerbot Replicator Z18
        • One Copy of Makerbot in the Classroom

           

Price: $8,490

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  • 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?

    1 MakerBot Replicator Z18, 1 additional Smart Extruder, 1 ten-pack of PLA filament in large spools, 1 Cart Premium 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

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Makerbot Classroom Lab

DIY Learning

Price: $8,490

In Stock