Ultimaker S3 3D Printer

The Ultimaker S3 3D printer is a powerful, dual extrusion 3D printer that is the smaller, more affordable Ultimaker, and is noted for how reliable and easy-to-use a 3D printer it is for professional, industrial, and especially educational use.

Top Ultimaker S3 3D Printer Features:

• Large-format - 230 x 190 x 200mm (9" x 7.4" x 7.9")
• Dual Extrusion - print with multiple materials at once
• Swappable Print Cores - print with advanced materials
• Includes free Essentials software - upgrades available
• Includes one year of free warranty - upgrades available

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The Ultimaker S3 

A Powerful, Dual Extrusion 3D Printer

The Ultimaker S3 3D Printer is a reliable and easy-to-use machine that's great for professionals, educators, and any industrial or manufacturing applications, yet fits perfectly in a more efficient work space than its larger sibling.

Here are the key features of the Ultimaker S3 3D printer: 

  • Dual Extrusion Capabilities 

  • Swappable Print Cores 

  • Print with Any Material 

  • Automatic Bed Leveling 

  • Onboard Camera 

  • Free Ultimaker Essentials Software 


Award-Winning Interface and Remote Print Monitoring

The Ultimaker S3 3D printer has swappable print cores, making it incredibly easy to print between a wide range of materials, including advanced materials like NylonX and even stainless steel metal.

  • 4.7 inch touchscreen for smooth interface control.
  • Monitor your print job’s progress remotely via onboard camera.
  • Print remotely over Wi-Fi directly to your Ultimaker S3
Award Winning Interface

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Powerful, Dual Extrusion 3D Printing

The Ultimaker S3 3D printer has a top-tier dual extrusion system that produces clean, geometrically complex parts.

  • Use multiple materials at once
  • 3D print complex parts with soluble support structures
  • Articulating nozzle-lifting system for cleaner prints

Successfully 3D Print with Any Material

The Ultimaker S3 3D printer has swappable print cores, making it incredibly easy to print between a wide range of materials, including advanced materials like NylonX and even stainless steel metal.

  • Use a variety of Print Cores designed to help you succeed with any material.
  • Pivot quickly to new projects with the simple print core system.
  • Over 200 tested materials are available, including metal.
Print with Any Material

Get the best results with the Ultimaker S5 3D printer

Flawless Prints, Time and Time Again

The Ultimaker S5 3D printer's automatic leveling system makes it easy to get started printing quickly so you can keep productivity up.

  • Automatic bed leveling ensures great prints every time.
  • Enhanced filament feed system and dual filament flow sensors.
  • Filament runout sensors and power outage protection - never lose a print.

Print Large, Functional Parts

The Ultimaker S3 3D printer enables you to create large, end-use parts, prototypes, and custom jigs and fixtures, in an efficient, robust frame.

  • Build Volume: 230 x 190 x 200mm (9" x 7.4" x 7.9")
  • Prototype & create large end-use parts in-house
  • Print more parts at once
  • Beneficial for a wide variety of industries
Using Cura and the S3

What materials are compatible with the Ultimaker S5 3D printer?

What Materials Can I Print with the Ultimaker S3 3D Printer?

The Ultimaker S3 can handle nearly every material available for desktop 3D printing, including advanced materials and composites like carbon fiber-infused NylonX and Ultrafuse Stainless Steel Metal filaments. Here is a list of 3D printing materials compatible with the Ultimaker S3:

  • PLA and Tough PLA
  • ABS
  • PETG and CPE
  • ASA
  • Nylon, NylonX and NylonG
  • Ultrafuse 316L and 17-4 PH
  • TPU and TPE
  • PVA and Soluble Supports
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polypropylene
  • View all Ultimaker S3 Compatible materials here.

See How Ultimaker Customers are Succeeding

Ultimaker 3D printers are being used successfully in many industries, including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and education.

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Increase productivity with Ultimaker Essentials

Streamline your Workflow with Ultimaker Essentials

Ultimaker Essentials is free with the Ultimaker S3, giving you the power to print remotely via cloud data with increased security and better print queue management.

  • Reprint from queue history easily to keep production moving.
  • Duplicate and reorder print jobs without reslicing.
  • Upgrade to Ultimaker's Enterprise software to increase team productivity on a larger scale.

Which Ultimaker 3D Printer is Right for Me?

Ultimaker has fine-tuned their robust line of 3D printers to have a solution for every user - find out which printer will best suit your specific need in our comparison article here or watch the video below. Here are some Ultimaker 3D printer features at a glance: 

  • Ultimaker S3: all the features of the S5, but with a more compact footprint starting at $4,080.

  • Ultimaker S5: powerful, large-format dual extrusion machine starting at $6,355.

  • Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle: the S5 paired with the material station and air manager in one ecosystem starting at $9,550.


What Comes with the Ultimaker S3 3D Printer?

ACCESSORIES

  • Glass Build Plate
  • Spool Holder with Material Guide
  • Power Cable
  • Ethernet Cable
  • USB Stick
  • Print core AA 0.4 (an additional AA Core is already installed)
  • Print core BB 0.4 (already installed)
  • Nozzle cover (3x)

CONSUMABLES

  • Tough PLA Filament (750 g)
  • PVA Soluble Support Filament (750 g)
  • Glue Stick for Bed Adhesion
  • Oil & Grease for Maintenance

TOOLS

  • Hex Screwdriver (2 mm)
  • XY Calibration Sheet
  • Calibration Card

Ultimaker S3 3D Printer Technical Specifications

What are the Dimensions for the S3?

  • Build Volume: 230 x 190 x 200mm (9" x 7.4" x 7.9")
  • Assembled Dimensions (with spool holder installed): 394 x 489 x 637mm (15.5" x 19.3" x 25.1")
  • Compatible filament diameter: 2.85mm
  • Weight: 20.6 kg (45.4 lbs)

What are the Ultimaker S3's printer properties?

  • Print Technology: FFF (Fused filament fabrication)
  • Maximum Power Output: 500 W
  • Layer Resolutions:
    • 200 - 20 micron with 0.4mm nozzle (stock)
    • 150 - 60 micron with 0.25 mm nozzle
    • 300 - 20 micron with 0.6 mm nozzle
    • 600 - 20 micron with 0.8mm nozzle
    • Additional print cores are available here.
  • XYZ Resolution: 6.9, 6.9, 2.5 micron
  • Build Speed: < 24 mm³/s 
  • Nozzle Temperature: 180 - 280 °C
  • Nozzle Heat Up Time: < 2 minutes
  • Operating Sound: < 50 dBA
  • Build Plate: Heated glass bed - 20 - 140 °C
  • Build Plate Leveling: automatic advanced leveling
  • Feeder Type: Dual-geared feeder designed for advanced composite materials
  • Touchscreen Display: 4.7-inch (11.9 cm) color
  • Print Head: Dual extrusion print head with an articulating nozzle-lifting system
  • Print Core and Nozzles Replacement: Swappable Print Cores
  • Nozzles Diameters: arrives with 0.4 mm, but 0.25 mm, 0.6 mm, and 0.8 mm are available here

What is the Software for the Ultimaker S3?

  • Ultimaker Cura: print preparation software (free)
  • Ultimaker Essentials: printer management software (free and available to upgrade for enterprise solutions)
  • Supported OS: MacOS, Windows, and Linux
  • Supported File Types: STL, OBJ, X3D, 3MF, BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
  • Printable Formats: G, GCODE, GCODE.gz, UFP
  • File Transfer: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, USB

For more information, download the User Manual here

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