- Make extra-large and ultra-tall industrial prototypes, models, and products
- Think and build bigger than ever
- Print multiple things at once so you can get to work on your next design sooner
A Large spool of MakerBot Natural PLA Filament is included with your printer.
Get more out of the massive build volume of your MakerBot Replicator Z18. We recommend adding an XXL spool and a MakerBot Filament Case to your order, or starting with at least six to eight spools of your favorite colors.
2,592 cubic inches
30.5 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm
12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in
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Print Technology Fused Deposition Modeling
30.5 L x 30.5 W x 45.7 H cm
[12.0 L x 12.0 W x 18.0 H in]
42,512 cubic centimeters
[2,592 cubic inches]
Layer Resolution 100 microns [0.0039 in]
Filament Diameter 1.75 mm [0.069 in]
MakerBot PLA Filament
0.9 KG [2.0 lb]
Nozzle Diameter 0.4 mm [0.015 in]
Print File Type .makerbot
Ambient Operating Temperature 15-24°C [60-75.2°F]
Storage Temperature 0-38°C [32-100°F]
49.3 W x 56.5 D x 85.4 H cm
[19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.6 H in]
65.0 x 71.9 x 102.9 cm
[25.6 x 28.3 x 40.5 in]
Product Weight 41 kg [90 lbs]
(includes Accessory kit)
52 KG [115 lbs]
Shipping Details The MakerBot Z18 ships separately from the other items in your order. It is shipped on a pallet via freight carrier.
Construction Powder-coated steel with PC-ABS and aluminum composite material
Build Surface Injection molded PC-ABS
1.8° Step Angle with 1/16
XY Positioning Precision 11 Microns [0.0004 in]
Z Positioning Precision 2.5 Microns [0.0001 in]
Software Bundle MakerBot Desktop
Supported File Types STL, OBJ, Thing, MakerBot
Mac OS X (10.7+)
Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora)
100-240 V; 5.4-2.2 A;
50/60 Hz; 350 W
Connectivity Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet
Camera Resolution 320 x 240
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Our recommended optional MakerBot MakerCare Protection Plan* provides you with the highest quality service and support from the people who know your MakerBot product best.
*Available only at the time of purchase or within 60 days of the purchase date.
Read the full Terms of Service.
MakerBot Z18 Cart ($1,250)
Provides convenient access to your industrial-strength 3D printer
Note: This item starts shipping in 6 weeks.
MakerBot Z18 Filament Case ($225)
Large-capacity storage case for XL and XXL spools of MakerBot Filament
Note: This item starts shipping in 6 weeks