MakerBot Replicator Z18

5th Generation

This item is no longer being offered by the manufacturer
  • large build area
  • Fast extruder replacement
  • Optimized for MakerBot PLA
  • On-board camera
  • Easy handling
  • App / Cloud steering

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Product information & technical details

Manufacturers: MakerBot
Product types: 3D Printers
Printing Technology: FFF - FDM - LPD
Printer Display: LCD Display
Supported operating systems: Windows (7+), Mac OS X (10.7+), Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)
Number of extruders: Single
Interfaces: USB - Connection, WIFI - WLAN
Supported Formats (Slicer): STL, OBJ, THING
Heated building board: No
Heated building platform : Yes
Printing speed: > 80 mm/s
Nozzle Diameter: 0,4 mm
Filament Diameter: 1,75 mm
Building platform : 305 x 305 x 457 mm
Device dimensions of coil [LxWxH]: 493 x 565 x 854 mm
Minimum layer height: 100 µm
Compatible MakerBot PLA Filament: Large (0,9 kg), XL (2,26 kg), XXL (4,53 kg)
Printing Materials: PLA Filaments


The 5th generation

Professional quality, speed, reliability and connectivity is what sums up this wonderful 3D printer, making it one of the best models in its market. The build volume is 11% more than that of its fourth generation counterpart. The printing times have been minimized for professional rapid prototyping. The MakerBot Replicator Z18 is Cloud and App enabled.

MakerBot PLA Filament with 0.9 ks is compatible with this device.

A suitable filament case can be purchased that can be used for the MakerBot XL and XXL PLA filaments.

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Specifications and important notices

Store the packaging as well as the shipping lock for possible repairs if needed. MakerBot Replicator 3D printers are used for the specified applications provided that the MakerBot original materials are used.
No liabilities is taken for reduced quality prints when the original MakerBot materials have not been used. Please note that if materials used are not originally manufactured by MakerBot, these may catch fire at high temperatures. MakerBot original PLA and ABS are environmentally friendly and guarantee that no harmful vapours arise during the melting process.


Product videos:

  • Introduction

  • Unboxing

  • Getting Started

  • Time Lapse

English reviews written for MakerBot Replicator Z18

Did you know?

The aircraft manufacturer Boeing has manufactured parts for the fighter aircraft F / A-18 using 3D printing.