Make: Getting Started with MakerBot



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$13.86

Ready to join the personal fabrication movement? This hands-on book shows you how to make a wide variety of physical objects with the amazing MakerBot 3D printer.

It’s handy when you need a replacement for something lost, broken, or no longer made—like a knob on your stove. You can make things instead of buying them, or solve problems with inventions of your own. The possibilities are endless, and MakerBot is the fun, affordable, and inspiring way to go. Get started with your own little factory today!

  • Set up your MakerBot Replicator 2 and understand how it works
  • Learn the basics and print 10 useful objects right away
  • Make objects with sturdy yet biodegradable PLA
  • Get examples of real-world problem solving, from ceiling hooks to hermit crab shells
  • Choose from thousands of free designs on Thingiverse.com—and share your own
  • Repurpose disposable products by making them part of your design
  • Design your own 3D objects, using SketchUp, Autodesk 123D, OpenSCAD, and other tools
  • Use 3D scanning technology to replicate real objects around you

MakerBot Smart Extruder, Replicator Mini



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$175.00

The modular, swappable Smart Extruder minimizes downtime and prepares you to quickly adapt to future innovations in the fast-evolving world of 3D printing. Replacing a worn extruder with a backup couldn’t be easier and you don’t need any special tools. Powerful magnets snap it into place in seconds, letting you quickly resume printing when a replacement is needed. This swap-ability also allows you to adapt your 3D printer to future innovations (like new filament materials) without having to purchase a new printer.

MakerBot Dissolvable Filament for Replicator 2X, 1 kg Spool, White



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$65.00

MakerBot Dissolvable Filament is designed for use as a solid infill material with MakerBot ABS Filament.

The dissolvable material easily dissolves in limonene bath in just 8-24 hours (depending on size and geometry of print).

Every color is comprehensively quality tested at both 100-micron and 200-micron layer resolutions on the MakerBot Replicator 2X to verify that the filament will perform every feature that MakerBot MakerWare software offers and reliably slice and print every type of printing.

Limonene is a common, colorless, citrus-scented solvent available online and in grocery/home stores. The finished MakerBot ABS Filament print will carry a citrus scent for a few days.

MakerBot Dissolvable Filament adheres well to kapton tape on heated build plate.

Ensure your build plate is level, clean and oil-free.

Technical Specifications
Glass Temp: 100° C (212° F)
Melting Temp: 160° C (320° F)
Nozzle Temp: 230° C (446° F)
Diameter: 1.75 mm
Net Weight: 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
Shipping Weight: 3.0 lbs.

MakerBot PLA Filament, 1.75 mm Diameter, Small Spool, White



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$18.00

MakerBot Filament is the best and most consistent filament for MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers.

MakerBot PLA Filament is a bioplastic made from corn. All its dyes are FDA-approved as food safe and it is guaranteed to have no heavy metals, phthalates, or BPA.

Every filament color is comprehensively quality tested at both 100-micron and 200-micron layer resolutions to verify that the filament will perform every feature that MakerBot MakerWare and MakerBot Desktop software offer.

If you are new to 3D printing, MakerBot PLA Filament is a good material to start with because it is easy to use and performs well on most prints.

Optimized for the MakerBot Replicator Mini. Also compatible with the MakerBot Replicator 2 and MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation).

Glass Temp: 60-65 C (140-149 F)

Melting Temp: 150-160 C (302-320 F)

Nozzle Temp: 230 C (446 F)

Spool Diameter: 5.9 in

Spool Width: 1.6 in

Spool Hub Hole: 2 in

Filament Diameter 1.75 mm

Net Weight: 0.5 lbs.

MakerBot PLA Filament, 1.75 mm Diameter, Small Spool, Black



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$18.00

MakerBot Filament is the best and most consistent filament for MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers.

MakerBot PLA Filament is a bioplastic made from corn. All its dyes are FDA-approved as food safe and it is guaranteed to have no heavy metals, phthalates, or BPA.

Every filament color is comprehensively quality tested at both 100-micron and 200-micron layer resolutions to verify that the filament will perform every feature that MakerBot MakerWare and MakerBot Desktop software offer.

If you are new to 3D printing, MakerBot PLA Filament is a good material to start with because it is easy to use and performs well on most prints.

Optimized for the MakerBot Replicator Mini. Also compatible with the MakerBot Replicator 2 and MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation).

Glass Temp: 60-65 C (140-149 F)

Melting Temp: 150-160 C (302-320 F)

Nozzle Temp: 230 C (446 F)

Spool Diameter: 5.9 in

Spool Width: 1.6 in

Spool Hub Hole: 2 in

Filament Diameter 1.75 mm

Net Weight: 0.5 lbs.

MakerBot PLA Filament, 1.75 mm Diameter, Large Spool, Blue



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$48.00

MakerBot Filament is the best and most consistent filament for MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers.

MakerBot PLA Filament is a bioplastic made from corn. All its dyes are FDA-approved as food safe and it is guaranteed to have no heavy metals, phthalates, or BPA.

Every filament color is comprehensively quality tested at both 100-micron and 200-micron layer resolutions to verify that the filament will perform every feature that MakerBot MakerWare and MakerBot Desktop software offer.

If you are new to 3D printing, MakerBot PLA Filament is a good material to start with because it is easy to use and performs well on most prints.

Compatible with the MakerBot Replicator 2, MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation), MakerBot Replicator Z18.

Glass Temp: 60-65 C (140-149 F)

Melting Temp: 150-160 C (302-320 F)

Nozzle Temp: 230 C (446 F)

Spool Diameter: 9 in

Spool Width: 2 in

Spool Hub Hole: 2 in

Diameter 1.75 mm

Net Weight: 2 lbs.

MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer, 5th Generation



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$2,899.00

THE EASIEST AND MOST VERSATILE WAY TO GET FROM 3D MODEL TO 3D PRINT WI-FI, USB, and Ethernet connectivity ensures a seamless production workflow. On-board camera and diagnostics, and assisted build plate leveling.

LARGE BUILD VOLUME ACCELERATES RAPID PROTOTYPING AND MODEL MAKING 11% larger than the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer. Build volume of 8 x 10 x 6 inches (456 cubic inches).

100 MICRON LAYER RESOLUTION Print paper-thin layers and get smooth-to-the-touch surfaces that don’t need sanding, finishing, or postproduction. Choose settings that range from fast draft to finer resolution.

MAKERBOT REPLICATOR SMART EXTRUDER Easy to swap or replace. Detects filament absence and automatically pauses your print.

ON-BOARD CAMERA For print monitoring and easy sharing to MakerBot Thing verse and social networks. Automatically takes reference pictures of final prints and saves them to your cloud storage library.

MOBILE CONTROL Remote monitoring from on-board camera feed. Receive notifications and alerts from your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer.

Build Volume: 9.9 L x 7.8 W x 5.9 HFilament Diameter: 1.75 mm Build Platform: Glass

Product Dimensions: 20.8 L x 17.4 W x 16.2 H

Product Weight: 35 lbs.

File Types: .stl, .obj, .thing, .makerbot

Operating Systems: Windows (7+) Mac OS X (10.7+) Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+)

Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, USB (stick cable).

MakerBot PLA Filament, 1.75 mm Diameter, Small Spool, Blue



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$30.96

MakerBot Filament is the best and most consistent filament for MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers.

MakerBot PLA Filament is a bioplastic made from corn. All its dyes are FDA-approved as food safe and it is guaranteed to have no heavy metals, phthalates, or BPA.

Every filament color is comprehensively quality tested at both 100-micron and 200-micron layer resolutions to verify that the filament will perform every feature that MakerBot MakerWare and MakerBot Desktop software offer.

If you are new to 3D printing, MakerBot PLA Filament is a good material to start with because it is easy to use and performs well on most prints.

Optimized for the MakerBot Replicator Mini. Also compatible with the MakerBot Replicator 2 and MakerBot Replicator (Fifth Generation).

Glass Temp: 60-65 C (140-149 F)

Melting Temp: 150-160 C (302-320 F)

Nozzle Temp: 230 C (446 F)

Spool Diameter: 5.9 in

Spool Width: 1.6 in

Spool Hub Hole: 2 in

Filament Diameter 1.75 mm

Net Weight: 0.5 lbs.