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Ultimaker has developed a global reputation and following for having printers that work very well and require very little tinkering. The well designed print head on this printer will quietly and accurately build your creation with an accuracy of 20 microns. This leads to a printed part with a very smooth finish without highly visible print lines. The heated bed allows you to print with a variety of materials and rarely needs to be re-calibrated. Start printing large parts today with a build volume of 9 x 9 x 8 inches. This printer comes standard with a 12 month warranty so you can rest easy and know you're covered.
Once you pull your Ultimaker 2 + out of the box, you're ready to start printing. The Ultimaker 2 + comes with a radial scroll wheel which allows you to make temperature and print speed adjustments during your print. You'll never have to worry about long print jobs - this machine was designed and tested to finish the job without failed prints.
The original Ultimaker 2 was the winner of the 2014 "Best in Shootout" category from Make Magazine for “Undisputed best scores in print-quality tests”. This machine is also the Editors Choice for PC Magazine, the "Most Wanted 3D Printer" for 3D Hubs, and was rated "Best Consumer Product" by 3D Printshow.
Geared Feeder - This innovative feeder will allow you to quickly swap filament and even choose the correct pressure for your filament.
Swappable Nozzles - The pre-installed Olsson Block allows you to easily switch between 4 different sizes of nozzles (0.25, 0.40, 0.60, 0.80mm)
Optimized Airflow - New fancaps have been installed to perfectly aim airflow below the nozzle from both sides.
Printing Technology - Fused Filament Fabrication
Printing Material - 2.88mm PLA, 2.88mm ABS, Specialty Materials
Nozzle Speed - 30 - 300 mm/s
Build Volume - 9" x 9" x 8"
Layer Resolution - 0.25 mm nozzle: 150 to 60 micron
0.40 mm nozzle: 200 to 20 micron
0.60 mm nozzle: 400 to 20 micron
0.80 mm nozzle: 600 to 20 micron
Printer Dimensions - 19.37"x 13.46"x 21.97"
Printer Weight - 23.8 lbs
Connectivity - USB, stand alone with SD-card
Printer Software - MatterControl
Input Voltage / Power - 100-240 Volts, at 50/60 Hz 24 v DC @ 9.2 amps
Ultimaker's PTFE tubing has issues fitting some 3mm filament, depending on their true diameter and/or a wide dimensional accuracy. For PLA and ABS, we highly recommend our PRO Series, which has a true diameter of 2.88mm and an accuracy within 0.05mm.
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At MatterHackers we pride ourselves on offering friendly service, advice and support. Our prices are always the lowest in the industry when you factor in our free shipping for every item on the MatterHackers site (including 3D printers). Most of all, our staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They have been 3D printing for several years now and are happy to answer your 3D printing questions. Have a question about the amazing capabilities of your new Ultimaker 2+ EDU Bundle? No problem. Feel free to give us a call.
In short, buying a 3D printer from MatterHackers is a holistic experience. We are here to partner with you through every step of your 3D printing journey. Additionally, we have all of the PLA, ABS, and Specialty Filament that you could ever need to design anything you can imagine.