Massive build volume and the best price/performance in the extra-large, professional 3D printer category.

The Ideal 3D Printer for Your Extra-Large Projects
Massive Build Volume

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

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



Print Technology Fused Deposition Modeling

Build Volume 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]

Filament Compatibility MakerBot PLA Filament
Large Spool
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]

Size & Weight

Product Dimensions 49.3 W x 56.5 D x 85.4 H cm
[19.4 W x 22.2 D x 33.6 H in]

Shipping Box 65.0 x 71.9 x 102.9 cm
[25.6 x 28.3 x 40.5 in]

Product Weight 41 kg [90 lbs]

Shipping Weight (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

Stepper Motors 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

Operating Systems Windows (7+)
Mac OS X (10.7+)
Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora)


Power Requirements 100-240 V; 5.4-2.2 A;
50/60 Hz; 350 W

Connectivity Wi-Fi, USB, Ethernet


Camera Resolution 320 x 240