Makerbot Replicator 2X

Desktop plastic 3D printer used for for creating 3D models using up to two extruders.


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Post author: Michelle Quayle. Last update: 02/05/2014 at 5:11 pm by Michelle Quayle.






Manufacturer: Makerbot. Installed 2014.

The Makerbot is a desktop plastic extrusion 3D printer.

Benefits of the Makerbot Replicator 2X

The plastic material used by the Makerbot is reasonably cheap and available in a range of colours. Our model has 2 extruders, meaning that 2 coloured plastics can be printed in a single model.

Technical features and specifications

Maximum build size: 246 x 152 x 155 mm

Layer thickness: down to 0.1mm

Materials: ABS, PLA, Flexible filament, High impact polystyrene

Colours: Red, Green, Blue, Cyan, Magenta, White, Red, Natural, Clear, Yellow

Price list

Pricing category Price
Monash User – consumables $0.30/cubic cm
External User – consumables $0.45/cubic cm
Monash User – labour $40/hr
External User – labour $80/hr


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: Facility staff operate this instrument
Access: Access pricing may vary