The MakerBot METHOD X - Carbon Fiber Edition is a high performance, a tinker-free 3D printer designed to handle the most complex 3D printing needs. 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.
NOTE: 3D Universe is authorized to sell this product in the United States of America, only.
The MakerBot METHOD X is a high performance, tinker-free 3D printer designed to handle the most complex 3D printing needs. Featuring a 110°C heated chamber, the METHOD X prints a wide range of complex and durable ABS parts and other material types. Delivering un-compromised performance right out-of-the-box, the METHOD X prints 2x faster than leading desktop printers and offers a seamless CAD to Part workflow.
MakerBot METHOD X Carbon Fiber Edition lets users print with carbon fiber reinforced nylon and other engineering-grade composite materials, with three dimensional strength and accuracy like never before.
METHOD X unique industrial feature set produces carbon fiber parts with superior three dimensional strength and accuracy.
METHOD X is a Next-Generation desktop 3D printing platform that delivers manufacturing-grade parts with advanced engineering materials.
Carbon fiber reinforced nylon is optimized for high strength, stiffness, and heat resistance making it ideal for structural applications, manufacturing tools, and metal end use and replacement parts.
Developed from the ground up leveraging industry-leading Stratasys® patents, METHOD X perfect for manufacturing tools, end-user parts and functional prototypes. METHOD X features include:
Please note: MakerBot materials sold separately
Print Technology: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
Print Heads: 2
Max Build Chamber Temperature: 110C
Dimensional Accuracy: ± 0.2 mm
Layer Resolution: Range: 20 - 400 microns
Build Speed: Up to 2x faster than desktop 3D printers
Max Material Flow Rate: ~50 mm3 per sec
Print Head Travel Speed: Up to 500 mm per sec
Print Modes Tuned and Optimized for:
100 microns - High Quality Print Mode (Coming Soon)
200 microns - Balanced Print Mode
Maximum Build Volime:
19 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 7.5 x 7.5 x 7.75 in single extrusion (print settings coming soon)
15.2 L x 19 W x 19.6 H cm / 6.0 x 7.5 x 7.75 in dual extrusion
43.7 L x 41.3 W x 64.9 H cm /
17.2 x 16.3 x 25.6 in
Shipping Box Dimensions:
76.5 H x 50.0 W x 55.5 D cm /
30.1 x 19.7 x 21.9 in
Aluminum Die Cast Base
Extruded Aluminum Uprights
Steel Weldment Gantry Frame
29.5 kg / 65 lbs
Shipping Box Weight:
37.1 kg / 81.7 lbs
Temperature Control: Circulating Heated Chamber
Build Plate: Flexible Steel Build Plate
Build Surface: Reusable Grip Surface
Display: 5" Full-Color Capacitive Touch Screen
Camera Resolution: 640 x 480 pixels
Spool Type: Smart Spools with RFID sensors
Supported Materials: MakerBot Precision Materials: ABS, ASA, PLA, Tough, PVA,
MakerBot Specialty Materials: NYLON, PETG, more to come
** Requires MB Labs Experimental Extruder
Test Hours: 220,000+ total testing hours
(system reliability, subsystem, and print quality)
21 sensors including:
Encoder (Jam Detection)
Lid – Open/Closed
Door – Open/Closed
Temperature Sensors – Heated Chamber
Extruder Thermal Core Length: 48.2 mm
Max Extruder Drive Force: 200 Newtons
Nozzle Diameter: 0.4 mm
* Sold separately
Software Bundle: MakerBot Print, MakerBot Mobile
Supported File Types: 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), Parasolid (.x_t, .x_b)
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.9+)
Ambient Operating Temperature: 15 - 26º C / 59 - 78º F, 10 - 70% RH
Storage Temperature: 0 - 38º C / 32 - 100º F
Printer Automation: Automatic Z Calibration, Automatic Nozzle Calibration, Automatic Material Loading
Low Voltage Directive 60950-1, 62368
Connectivity: USB Drive, USB, Ethernet, WiFi
100 - 240 V
8.1A - 3.4A, 50 / 60 Hz
800 W max.
For general usage questions, contact 3D Universe:
For hardware-related support, contact MakerBot Support: https://support.makerbot.com/product/makerbot-method
Most orders for in-stock items ship within one business day.
3D Universe accepts all major credit cards, as well as online payment methods like PayPal, Apple Pay, Amazon Pay, and Google Pay.
Nothing will impact your 3D printing results like the kind of filament you use. Good filament is highly consistent in diameter, is wound evenly onto the spool with just the right amount of tension, and will not tangle when being unwound. 3D Universe offers a wide range of high-quality filaments to choose from. We provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all filament we sell. If you have any problems, just send back the unused portion of the spool for a full refund. Check out our filament collection...
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