MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer

MakerBot Replicator Z18 Massive build volume meets speed and reliability

  • Massive 41,770 cubic centimeter build area
  • Print prototypes and parts at a vastly lower cost than industrial 3D printers.
  • Control your printer via MakerBot Print or remotely with MakerBot Mobile.
  • Organize your design files in your personal cloud-enabled library on MakerBot Print.

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Meet the Replicator Z18

The best price-to-performance ratio in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category

Massive Build Volume

Make extra-large and ultra-tall industrial concept models and prototypes. Think and build bigger than ever.

Iterate at a Fraction of the Cost of Industrial 3D Printers

With the massive build volume of the Z18, you can print prototypes and parts at a vastly lower cost than industrial 3D printers.


Print Technology
Fused Deposition Modeling
Build Volume
30.0 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H CM
Layer Resolution
100 microns
Filament Diameter
1.75 mm [0.069 IN]
Filament Compatibility
MakerBot PLA Filament - Large Spool MakerBot Tough Filament - Large Spool Additional materials such as bronzefill, copperfill, and woodfill
Extruder Compatibility
Smart Extruder+
Tough Smart Extruder+
Experimental Extruder
Nozzle Diameter
0.4 MM [0.015 IN]
Print File Type
Ambient Operating Temperature
15­-24°C [60-­75.2°F]
Storage Temperature
0-­38°C [32­-100°F]
Product Dimensions
49.3 L x 56.5 W x 86.1 H
Product Weight
41 KG
Powder-Coated steel with PC-ABS and Aluminum Composite Material
Build Surface
Injection molded PC­ ABS
XY Positioning Precision
11 Microns [0.0004 IN]
Z Positioning Precision
2.5 Microns [0.0001 IN]
Stepper Motors
1.8° step angle with 1/16 micro-stepping
Software Bundle
MakerBot Print Software
Supported File Types
Operating Systems
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)
Power Requirements
100­-240 V; 5.4-­2.2 A; 50/60 HZ; 350 W
USB, Ethernet, Wi­fi
Camera resolution
320 x 240

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