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Entry Level Industrial Desktop 3D Printer
with Stratasys Technology

Next-Generation desktop 3D printing platform that delivers
manufacturing-grade parts with advanced engineering materials.

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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

Introducing
ABS RapidRinse

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 Labs

Open Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials.
 

Featured Partners

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

PRINT TECHNOLOGY

Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM)

LAYER RESOLUTION

Range: 20 – 400 microns

BUILD SPEED

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)

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows (7, 10)

Mac OS X (10.9+)

PRINT HEADS

2

PRINT MODES TUNED AND OPTIMIZED FOR:

100 microns – High Quality Print Mode

200 microns – Balanced Print Mode

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

43.7 L x 41.3 W x 64.9 H cm

PRODUCT WEIGHT

29.5 kg

BUILD PLATE

Flexible Steel Build Plate

FRAME CONSTRUCTION

Aluminum Die Cast Base

Extruded Aluminum Uprights

Steel Weldment Gantry Frame

DIMENSIONAL ACCURACY

± 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

37.1 kg

BUILD SURFACE

Reusable Grip Surface

TEMPERATURE CONTROL

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.

Featured Applications

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

Prototyping

Watch how NYC based Smart Design develops new products with the Method 3D Printer.

Product Development

Watch how Pensa leverages the Method 3D Printer to accelerate product development with the accuracy of an industrial 3D printer.

INNOVATION. UNLOCKED.

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