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MakerBot Method X - Real production-grade ABS 3D printer
The MakerBot METHOD X is an innovative 3D printing platform Powered By Stratasys.
Featuring production-grade real ABS, a 100°C chamber, and Stratasys SR-30 soluble support, METHOD is
most suitable for creating complex end use parts, manufacturing tools, and functional prototypes
with superior reliability and dimensional accuracy.
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Price includes shipping and two times on-site technical support, 1 year online technical support (phone, email).
BROOKLYN, NY—August 1, 2019— MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing, announces the launch of METHOD X, a manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100°C chamber, and Stratasys SR-30 soluble supports to deliver exceptional dimensional accuracy and precision for complex, durable parts. 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.1 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.
Desktop 3D printer manufacturers attempt to get around part deformation that occurs, due to the high shrinkage rate of the material, by using a heated build plate in combination with altered ABS formulations that are easier to print but compromise thermal and mechanical properties. MakerBot Precision ABS has a heat deflection temperature of up to 15°C higher than competitors’ ABS, which are modified to make material printable without a heated chamber. With METHOD X, the 100°C Circulating Heated Chamber significantly reduces part deformation while increasing part durability and surface finish.
The MakerBot METHOD X combines industry expertise and technologies from Stratasys® (Nasdaq: SSYS)—the worldwide leader in industrial 3D printing—with MakerBot’s accessibility and ease of use to provide professionals with an industrial 3D printer at a disruptive price point.
To learn more about the MakerBot METHOD X, visit www.makerbot.com/method.
± 0.2mm / ±0.007in 1
Maximum Capability: 20 - 400 micron
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
43.7 L x 41.3 W x 64.9 H cm /
17.2 x 16.3 x 25.6 in
29.5 kg / 65 lbs
MAXIMUM BUILD VOLUME
19 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.75 in
15.2 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 6.0 x 7.5 x 7.75 in
Dual Performance Extruders
(Model & Support)
Spring Steel Build Plate with Grip Surface
Dry-Sealed Material Bays plus sensors for
humidity and temperature.
ABS, ASA, PLA, Tough, PVA, SR-30
PETG + more to come
WiFi, Ethernet, USB Drive
100 - 240 V
8.1A - 3.4A, 50 / 60 Hz