MakerBot Labs - Experimental Extruder
MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder for the MakerBot Replicator Desktop (5th Gen), Replicator+, Replicator Mini, Replicator Mini+, and Replicator Z18 is designed for advanced users who want to push the limits of what is possible on MakerBot 3D printers. MakerBot Labs is a community of makers, creators, and experimenters. Post a question to the community, find tips & tricks, and discover custom print modes as you push the limits of your Experimental Extruder.
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A Range of Materials
Push the boundaries of MakerBot 3D printing with interchangeable nozzles, custom 1.75 material print modes, and unlocked advanced print settings.
Freedom to Switch from Production to Sandbox
Quickly switch from the reliability of the Smart Extruder+ to the Experimental Extruder to test the limits of your ideas.
Drafting for Speed
Print existing PLA materials with the included large diameter draft nozzles and dramatically reduce total print time by up to 75%.
Designed to Be Customized
With a modified thermal core and a more secure thermal barrier tube, the Experimental Extruder was redesigned to make changing nozzles easier. Download and print the Experimental Extruder Jig to provide a more stable platform.
Firmware version 2.6+ and MakerBot Print version 2.7+
- Nozzles: 0.4 mm Brass, 0.6 mm Brass, 0.6 mm Stainless Steel, 0.8 mm Brass
- Two Nozzle Wrenches
- Extruder Cap for use with Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+ 3D printers
- Active Cooling Duct for use with Replicator+ and Replicator Mini+ 3D printers (ships attached to Experimental Extruder)
- Material Swivel Clip for MakerBot Replicator Z18 configuration (ships attached to Experimental Extruder)