MakerBot METHOD X

Print Real ABS with a 100°C Heated Chamber.

The METHOD X 3D Printer from MakerBot leverages on industry-leading Stratasys® patents including high-quality components like a 100°C heated build chamber, precision dissolvable supports, and dry-sealed material bays.

Print dimensionally-accurate, production-grade, real ABS end-use parts at a fraction of traditional manufacturing costs.

We are authorized distributors for MakerBot Method X and MakerBot materials in Singapore and Malaysia.

Description

Maximum Innovation. Minimal Investment.

MakerBot METHOD X is capable of printing real ABS that can withstand up to 15°C higher temperatures, is up to 26% more rigid, and up to 12% stronger than modified ABS formulations used on desktop 3D printer competitors.

Real ABS parts printed on METHOD X have no warping or cracking that typically occurs when printing modified ABS on desktop platforms without heated chambers.

MakerBot Method X features

The manufacturing workstation includes industrial 3D printing features such as:

  • 100°C Circulating Heated Chamber
  • Dual Performance Extruders
  • Dry-Sealed Material Bays
  • Stratasys SR-30 Soluble Supports

which makes it ideal for printing with advanced, engineering-grade materials and partners can now leverage these capabilities to print advanced materials on the platform.

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Specifications

 
MakerBot METHOD X
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
43.7 (L) x 41.3 (W) x 64.9 (H) cm
PRODUCT WEIGHT
29.5 kg
MATERIALS
Precision Materials: ABS, ASA, PLA, TOUGH
Specialty Materials: NYLON, PETG
SUPPORT
PVA, SR-30
CHAMBER TEMPERATURE
100°C
BUILD VOLUME
Single Extrusion -19 (L) x 19 (W) x 19.6 (H) cm
(print settings coming soon)

Double Extrusion - 15.2 (L) x 19 (W) x 19.6 (H) cm
PRINT MODES
100 microns - High Quality Print Mode (coming soon)
200 microns - Balanced Print Mode
DIMENSIONAL ACCURACY
± 0.2 mm of travel - whichever is greater.
Based on internal testing of selected geometries.
LAYER RESOLUTION
20 - 400 micron (max capability)
POWER REQUIREMENTS
100 - 240 V
8.1A - 3.4A, 50/60 Hz
800 W max.
AMBIENT OPERATING TEMPERATURE
15 - 26°C, 10 -70% RH non-condensing
STORAGE TEMPERATURE
0 - 38°C
SOFTWARE BUNDLE
MakerBot Print, MakerBot Mobile
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)

Applications

METHOD X
Applications

Powered by Stratasys, METHOD X is most suitable for creating complex end-use parts, manufacturing tools, and functional prototypes with superior reliability and dimensional accuracy.

Get consistent print results with a dimensional accuracy of ±0.2mm – all thanks to a circulating 100°C heated chamber that enables uncompromised layer adhesion and part strength.

Electronics Housing

Get dimensionally-accurate, production-grade, real ABS end-use parts at a fraction of traditional manufacturing costs. METHOD reduces costs and saves time for small production manufacturing runs.

Pneumatic Pump

Prototype with production-grade ABS to achieve part properties close to injection molded parts. Print dimensionally accurate assemblies and validate designs to get your products to market faster—all at a fraction of typical industrial 3D printing costs.

EOA Robotic Sander

Create durable, real ABS parts for the production floor. Print dimensionally accurate jigs, fixtures, and end-effectors that fit seamlessly with existing components.

Labs

MAKERBOT
Materials Program

You can now unlock your METHOD with unlimited materials. The MakerBot Materials Program allows filament suppliers to qualify their 3D printing materials for the MakerBot METHOD platform. Explore new 3D printing applications with pre-qualified materials from leading filament companies such as KIMYA, JABIL, Mitsubishi Chemicals, Polymaker, with more to come.

 

EXPERIMENTAL EXTRUDER FOR METHOD

The MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder for METHOD easily swaps into the model material slot of METHOD and METHOD X for unlimited material testing options and optimization.

Built on the same industrial architecture as the Performance Extruder for METHOD, the Experimental Extruder brings power and precision with the added benefit of interchangeable nozzle assemblies.

+ The MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder will be available for sale in spring 2020. 

FEATURED MATERIALS

A growing list of partners has worked to qualify filament for use with the MakerBot LABS and the Experimental Extruder.

– ABS CARBON FIBER from KIMYA.
An ABS composite material with 30% chopped carbon fiber for improved stiffness and lower weight.

– PETG ESD from JABIL.
An easy processing, Electrostatic Dissipative (ESD) product for printing parts that meet sensitive electronics and could be damaged by electrostatic discharge.

– DURABIO™ from Mitsubishi Chemical.
Bio-based, BPA free resin. It combines PMMA’s transparency with a higher chemical and scratch resistance compared to polycarbonate (PC).

– PC-FR from Polymaker PolyMax™.
A flame retardant polycarbonate (PC) filament (UL94V-0/1.5 mm) displaying excellent toughness, strength, and heat resistance.

FEATURED APPLICATIONS

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Software

MakerBot Print
Software

MakerBot Print helps you to optimize and streamline the 3D printing process for any workflow. Discover, prepare, manage, and share 3D prints, and enjoy the best of everything that 3D printing has to offer on your Mac, PC or in the Cloud.

PREPARE AND PREVIEW 3D PRINTS
Import design files and fine-tune settings for optimum results when printing.

IMPORT NATIVE CAD FILES
Streamline print preparation and file management with native CAD file support.

*MakerBot (.makerbot), STL (.stl), SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm), InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam), IGES (.iges, .igs), STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp), CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct), Wavefront Object (.obj), Unigraphics/NX (.prt), Solid Edge (.par, .asm), ProE/Creo (.prt, .prt., .asm, .asm.), VRML (.wrl), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)

CLOUD-ENABLED 3D PRINTER MANAGEMENT
Control and monitor multiple 3D printers via live camera feeds and print status updates. Stay connected no matter where your printers are setup.

For easy collaboration, you can also save 3D files as projects and share them.