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MakerBot METHOD 3D PRINTER

A MANUFACTURING WORKSTATION

The MakerBot METHOD is a professional-grade, tinker-free 3D printer that allows you to print ultra-precision parts with a 60°C heated chamber. Delivering uncompromised performance right out of the box, METHOD is the only platform in its category to provide guaranteed dimensional accuracy on printed parts.

Developed from the ground up leveraging industry-leading Stratasys® technology, METHOD features high quality components like a heated build chamber, precision dissolvable supports, and dry-sealed material bays. Perfect for quick prototypes, fit tests and concept iterations. METHOD delivers maximum innovation with minimal investment.

FEATURES

  • Dual Performance Extruders
  • Dry-sealed material bays
  • Wifi Connectivity and 21 on-board sensors
  • REMOTE MONITORING + PRINTING
  • 25 COMPATIBLE CAD FILE TYPES
  • 5" FULL-COLOR CAPACITIVE TOUCH SCREEN
  • OVER 300,000 HOURS OF RELIABILITY TESTING

WHAT'S IN THE BOX:

  • 1 MakerBot METHOD 3D Printer
  • 1 Spring Steel Build Plate
  • 1 Performance Extruder 1 Model
  • 1 Performance Extruder 2 Support 
  • 1 Nozzle Brush
  • 1 Hex Key
  • 1 USB A-to-B Cable
  • 1 US Power Cord
  • 1 EU Power Cord

Please note: MakerBot materials sold separately.

Makerbot METHOD Product Brochure PDF.

Makerbot METHOD Print Guide PDF.

MakerCare for METHOD PDF.

Features

Ultra-Rigid Metal Frame Construction
The METHOD features a structurally optimized metal frame that runs the full length of the body to offset flexing. Less flexing means more consistent prints with better part accuracy and fewer failures.

 

Circulating Heated Build Chamber
The enclosed build chamber can reach up to 140°F (60°C). Control the temperature and quality of every layer.

 

Dual Performance Extruders The Dual Performance Extruder system accelerates print times and provides dimensional accuracy across every part. Each Performance Extruder contains a suite of sensors that detect when material is running low and allow for active jam detection during the entire print duration. The system also has more torque with a 19:1 dual-drive gear ratio, which keeps materials loaded and ready for reliable material extrusion at every layer. The lengthened thermal core has a fast start-up time, heating up in less than 60 seconds.

 

Dry-Sealed Material Bays
There are two material bays that form a seal that keeps material free from being damaged from humidity. A suite of built-in sensors ensures that your material is stored in its optimal environment.

 

Filament Compatibility
The METHOD is compatible with PLA and PETG filaments. For support filaments, the METHOD can utilize PVA.

 

Print Options You can print via 10/100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet RJ45 LAN, USB 2.0 Type-A, and Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n).

 

5" Full Color Touchscreen The 5" display features touchscreen controls, allowing you to swipe, tap, and print directly from the METHOD. With a 640 x 480 resolution, you'll be able to receive up-to-the-second status of your current print job.

 

Spring Steel Build Plate A precision-calibrated print base and spring steel build plate provide true flatness for part accuracy.

Method Material and Extruder Compatibility Chart


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MakerBot Method Specs

Printer

Print Technology Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), Marketed as Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
Build Volume 7.48 x 7.72 x 5.98" / 19.0 x 19.6 x 15.2 cm (2 Extruders)
7.48 x 7.72 x 7.48" / 19.0 x 19.6 x 19.0 cm (1 Extruder)
Number of Extruders 2
Layer Resolution 20 to 400 micron / 0.02 to 0.4 mm
Supported Extruder Nozzle Diameter 400 micron / 0.4 mm (Included)
Print Speed 500 mm/s
Filament Compatibility PETG, PLA, PVA

Build Area

Build Area Type Enclosed
Filament Spool Storage Internal

Connectivity

Wired Connections 1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0)
1 x RJ45 Fast Ethernet
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)

Software

Supported 3D File Types .makerbot, .obj, .stl


General

AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Operating Temperature 59 to 78°F / 15 to 26°C
Storage Temperature 32 to 100°F / 0 to 38°C
Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.26 x 25.55 x 17.2" / 41.3 x 64.9 x 43.7 cm
Weight 65 lb / 29.5 kg
Warranty Length Limited 1-Year Warranty


Order Confirmation:

As soon as you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation e-mail. This means that we have received your order in our system and pre-authorized your credit card for the purchase.  As soon as we receive your order, we automatically reach out to our suppliers to confirm that it is in stock and available for immediate shipment.  If your item is on backorder or unavailable, we will void the pre-authorization and reach out to you via e-mail.  If your item(s) are available for immediate shipment (within 5 business days), we will process the charges and submit the order for shipment.

Order Shipment:

If your order is in stock and we process the charges to your credit card, it will ship within five business days from the date of your order.  We will send you tracking information within 24 hours of your order leaving the warehouse to the e-mail address you provided when checking out.  If you do not receive tracking information from us within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us at sales@Project3DPrinters.com.

Cancellations & Refunds/Returns:

Before accepting a return on a product that isn't functioning as it should, Project 3D Printers reserves the right to exhaust any and all means to resolve and/or repair the malfunction through technical support and replacement parts provided by both the manufacturer and Project 3D Printers.  No return will be accepted without reasonable attempts to resolve the issue(s) first.  All returned products must be returned within 30 days of date of purchase.

Project 3D Printers enforces a strict "No Returns Accepted" policy for opened and/or partially used products, including filament, resin, or any consumable of any size and weight that has been used or opened from its factory and vacuum seal.  Only products and consumables that are unused, and in brand new factory condition are eligible for return to the manufacturer of origin within 30 days of the purchase date.

If a product is found to be non-functional or defective, the product must be returned with its full original contents within 30 days of purchase for inspection of the non-functionality.  If the product is found to be defective or non-functional a full-refund will be given, not including return shipping at the customer's expense.

All orders cancelled after 48 hours are subject to a $20 administration fee, whether or not your order has shipped.  If you order has shipped, you (the buyer) will also be responsible for actual return shipping charges. Refunds will only be issued to the original credit card that you use when placing your order.  Buyer is responsible for and pays a 20% restocking of the value of the returned item(s).  Buyer pays all shipping fees for the returned item(s). 

Customs Fees, Tariffs, Duty Fees and Import Taxes:

Only customers are responsible for their local import taxes, tariffs, duty fees and import taxes incurred during shipping.  To know about your customs import duties please contact your local customs office with this details  (HS Code :8477 Product description: 3d printer or 3d printer kit). If the tax amount is high, we can provide assistance to reduce it.

 

We work very hard to ensure that we offer the absolute best prices online.  If you find another online store that offers a lower price than us within six months of your purchase date please let us know and we will refund your original payment for the difference.  We want you to feel confident that you are getting the absolute best price for the product you are ordering.  If you find that our own website has a lower price for the same item you have ordered within six months of your purchase date will refund the difference as well.

To request your partial refund simply e-mail us a link to the same product on our website, or on our competitors website within six months from the date of your order and we will process the credit accordingly.

Our 100% Price Guarantee has some limitations:

  • You must purchase the item from our website before requesting your Price Match Guarantee
  • Promotions such as rebates and buy one, get one free offers are not eligible
  • The item must be in stock on the competitors website
  • The competitor must be an online store, they may not have a retail location
  • The website can not be a discounter or auction website (ie; eBay, overstock, etc..)
  • The competitor must be an Authorized Retailer of the product in question
  • The Price Match Guarantee includes the item price and the shipping charges, it excludes sales tax