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MakerBot METHOD 3D Printer Carbon Fiber Edition

MakerBot Method Carbon Fiber Edition

Print carbon fiber reinforced nylon and other engineering-grade composite parts with three dimensional strength and accuracy like never before on METHOD’s unique industrial desktop platform.

Strong, Heat-Resistant Metal Replacement Parts

Carbon fiber reinforced nylon is optimized for high strength, stiffness, and heat resistance making it ideal for structural applications and metal replacements. 

  • Excellent strength to weight ratio - 110 MPa TS - for lightweighting applications such as robotic end effectors
  • Engineering-grade stiffness - 7600 MPa Tensile Modulus - for structural applications such as vehicular brackets and inspection gauges
  • High heat resistance under load - 184°C HDT - for optimal under-hood and tooling applications

Superior Nylon Carbon Fiber Parts with METHOD

METHOD’s unique industrial feature set produces carbon fiber parts with superior three dimensional strength and accuracy

  • METHOD’s Heated Chamber delivers parts that are strong and accurate.
  • Outstanding surface finish that hides layer lines thanks to METHOD’s Ultra-Rigid Metal Frame.
  • Print the most complex geometries including internal cavities with soluble support, or use breakaway support for faster print times.
  • METHOD’s sealed filament bays help keep the material dry, resulting in better print quality and reliability, and METHOD’s pre-print spool drying feature allows for the recovery of oversaturated filament

WHAT'S IN THE BOX:

  • 1 MakerBot METHOD 3D Printer
  • 1 Spring Steel Build Plate
  • 1 Composite Extruder
  • 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 Carbon Fiber Edition PDF

Makerbot METHOD Print Guide PDF.

MakerCare for METHOD PDF.

METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition
The METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition utilizes a dual extruder design, using Model 1 and Support 2 extruders, allowing you to create complex designs using multiple types of materials for enhanced quality. The extruders have a 0.4mm nozzle diameter which prints at a maximum layer resolution of 400 microns. The 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.75" build volume size is suitable for most engineering-grade parts.


Material Sensing
Keep track of how much material you have with MakerBot's Smart Spool technology. Not only does the printer keep track of remaining material, but it also knows what color and type of filament you are using, thanks to an RFID sensor built right into the printer. Additionally, the METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition also includes additional sensors that detects temperature, humidity, jams, calibration, and when doors and lids are open or closed.


Industrial Construction
MakerBot designed the METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition to withstand hours of operation, putting their products through rigorous testing phases equivalent to 220,000 total testing hours. The aluminum die-cast base, extruded aluminum uprights, and steel weldment gantry frame are made for long-lasting operation and stability. The temperature control circulating heated chamber assists in the production of your creations, maintaining proper heat levels. The flexible steel build plate and reusable grip surface gives you a strong foundation for your creations during the printing process.


Specialty Materials
The METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition 3D printer uses a multitude of materials and supports some of the most durable filaments on the market. Use MakerBot precision materials like ABS, ASA, PLA, Tough, PVA, and SR-30. MakerBot also offers support for specialty materials such as NYLON and PETG.


Supported File Types
Designed for industrial use with various programs, the METHOD Carbon Fiber Edition allows you to use a wide variety of applications and supported files suitable for your projects including 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, .asm), VRML (.wrl), and Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b).

Technical Specifications

Printer

Print Technology Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF), Marketed as Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
Build Volume 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.7" / 19.1 x 19.1 x 19.6 cm (1 Extruder)
6 x 7.5 x 7.75" / 15.2 x 19.1 x 19.7 cm (2 Extruders)
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 ABS, ASA, Nylon, PETG, PLA, PVA, SR-30, Tough PLA

 

Build Area

Build Area Type Enclosed
Extendable No
Monitoring Camera Yes

 

Connectivity

Wired Connections 1 x USB Type-A
1 x RJ45
Wi-Fi Yes
Media/Memory Card Slot None

 

Software

Supported Operating Systems Windows 7
Windows 10
macOS X 10.9 or Later
Supported 3D File Types .igs, .makerbot, .obj, .stl, .stp

 

General

AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 1.6 to 3.9 A
Operating Temperature 59 to 78°F / 15 to 25°C
Operating Humidity 10 to 70%
Storage Temperature 32 to 100°F / 0 to 37°C
Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.3 x 25.6 x 17.2" / 41.4 x 65 x 43.7 cm
Weight 65 lb / 29.5 kg (without Filament)
Warranty Length Limited 1-Year Warranty

 

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Product Overview

Method Carbon Fiber Edition

Print Strong, Heat-Resistant Metal Replacement Parts

Print carbon fiber reinforced nylon and other engineering-grade composite parts with three dimensional strength and accuracy like never before on METHOD’s unique industrial desktop platform.


 

Strong, Heat-Resistant Metal Replacement Parts

Carbon fiber reinforced nylon is optimized for high strength, stiffness, and heat resistance making it ideal for structural applications and metal replacements.

Superior Nylon Carbon Fiber Parts with Method

METHOD’s unique industrial feature set produces carbon fiber parts with superior three dimensional strength and accuracy.




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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 10 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 10 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 10 days of the delivery date 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