The printer can produce a maximum 12 x 12 x 18 printing dimension for a variety of product uses an prototype uses. The primary material that the printhead uses for makerbot is PLA which can produce biodegradable and bioactive thermoplastic products which are perfect for creating models, replacement parts and in some cases even fully completed projects. With an affordable cost to run as well as set up you could have an entire production line set and ready out-of-the-box and with minimal upkeep.
The system ships with all of the included hardware, set up filament, accessories and a comprehensive instruction manual for set up and running of the machine. Makerbot also comes with it own proprietary software in the form of an app and cloud-based makerbot os. This software makes it easy to edit creations on the fly as well as 3-D model a variety of objects you may see out in the world.
The printer can connect via USB, ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity to ensure that it can suit the needs of any office space or production line. It can also work to build quality support for homes and innovators with the highly compatible extruder and software.
To add extensive value to Makerbot, the manufacturer is also offering extended warranties of up to three year standard protection on their product. This can ensure that you can get at least three years of use with just the minimal costs of replacing filament for the product. Standard manufacturer’s warranty for this product is also quite competitive delivering a base of six months limited warranty on the product as soon as it’s shipped.
Overall the Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D printer represents a commercial grade 3-D printer that also affordable enough to keep at home or in a small business setting!