Print real, production-grade ABS with a 100°C heated chamber.
Powered by Stratasys®.
- Capable of withstanding 15°C higher temperatures1 than modified desktop 3D printers ABS material formulations
- Powered by Stratasys® SR-30 soluble support material
- Superior Z-layer bonding provides higher strength without warping or curling
Manufacturing-ready materials including real ABS, PETG ESD, TOUGH, ABS CARBON, POLYMAX PC and more.
- Finished part dimensional accuracy of ± 0.2mm (± 0.007in)
- Print complex assemblies with exact tolerances
- NEW! Print your parts with confidence in ABS-R and RapidRinse™, drop your part into tap water, and watch the supports dissolve to nothing in just minutes.
An automated, tinker-free industrial printing system.
- 2x times faster printing than leading desktop 3D printers
- 300,000+ total testing hours on 150+ printers
- Seamless CAD integration with Autodesk Fusion 360, Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor
Tap Water Soluble Support for ABS 3D Printing
Print dimensionally accurate ABS parts with the ease of PLA. Print your parts with confidence in ABS-R and RapidRinse™, drop your part into tap water and watch the supports dissolve to nothing in just minutes. Only on METHOD X
Makerbot Materials for METHOD
Makerbot LabsOpen Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials.
Makerbot Method Configurations
Print a selection MakerBot polymers to guaranteed dimensional accuracy spec with the aid of a 60°C heated chamber.
Print the Full catalog of MakerBot polymers and composites with superior accuracy and strength in a 110°C heated chamber.
Replace metal parts with 3D printed Carbon Fiber on METHOD. Carbon fiber reinforced nylon optimized for high strength, stiffness, and heat resistance.
METHOD Tech Specs
Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM)
Range: 20 – 400 microns
Up to 2x faster than desktop 3D printers
Max Material Flow Rate: ~50 mm3 per sec
Print Head Travel Speed: Up to 500 mm per sec
SUPPORTED FILE TYPES
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, .asm), VRML (.wrl), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)
PRINT MODES TUNED AND OPTIMIZED FOR:
100 microns – High Quality Print Mode
200 microns – Balanced Print Mode
43.7 L x 41.3 W x 64.9 H cm
Flexible Steel Build Plate
Aluminum Die Cast Base
Extruded Aluminum Uprights
Steel Weldment Gantry Frame
± 0.2 mm
MAXIMUM BUILD VOLUME
19 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm single extrusion
15.2 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm dual extrusion
SHIPPING BOX DIMENSIONS
76.5 H x 50.0 W x 55.5 D cm
SHIPPING BOX WEIGHT
Reusable Grip Surface
Circulating Heated Chamber
Dry-Sealed Material Bays
Dry-Sealed Material Bays form a near-perfect seal to keep material free of damaging humidity. A suite of built-in sensors provides that your material is stored in its optimal environment—a feature previously only available in industrial 3D printers.
[NEW] CLEAN AIR™ SYSTEM
SMART HEPA FILTRATION FOR MAKERBOT METHOD
Breathe easy and keep your learning environment pristine even when 3D printing engineering materials with smart HEPA filtration on the Clean Air System for METHOD.
Robotics End Effectors
All Axis Robotics Manufactures Custom Robot Arm End-Effectors with MakerBot METHOD Turnkey robotics provider reduces lead times and costs while increasing production efficiency with in-house 3D printing solutions
Watch how NYC based Smart Design develops new products with the Method 3D Printer.
Watch how Pensa leverages the Method 3D Printer to accelerate product development with the accuracy of an industrial 3D printer.