Desktop plastic 3D printer used for for creating 3D models using up to two extruders.
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
|Monash User – consumables||$0.30/cubic cm|
|External User – consumables||$0.45/cubic cm|
|Monash User – labour||$40/hr|
|External User – labour||$80/hr|