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MAKERBOT MATERIALS FOR METHOD

MakerBot Materials for Method are manufactured to exacting diameter and quality specifications.

Materials for MakerBot Method

Precision Materials

MakerBot Precision Materials are extensively-tested for the highest reliability and measurably accurate parts.

Specialty Materials

MakerBot Specialty Materials is a category that allows us to bring new materials to the Method platform with additional material properties.

MakerBot-Smart-Spools

Faster, better 3D printing.

MakerBot Materials for Method are manufactured to exacting diameter and quality specifications. Shipped in a vacuum-sealed metalized polyester bag, quality is preserved right up until opening.

The Smart Spool™ provides valuable information including material type, color, and amount remaining via an RFID chip directly to MakerBot Print, while a built-in desiccant absorbs any moisture exposure during the material loading process.

abs black material

MakerBot ABS

ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) is one of the most common plastics used in injection-molding, found in many common products such as LEGOS, computer keys, power-tool housings, and automotive parts.

Colors Available:

STRATASYS® SR-30

Soluble ABS support for easy, hands-free removal.

Colors Available:

SR30 HERO
ASA hatch-app

MakerBot ASA

MakerBot Precision ASA is a weather-resistant alternative to ABS used widely for functional prototypes and end-use parts in demanding outdoor environments.

Colors Available:
Natural, Red, and Black PETG

MakerBot Precision Tough

MakerBot Precision Tough Material is a thermoplastic engineered for durable, strong, and precise 3D printed prototypes and fixtures.

Colors Available:

Materials-TOUGH
Materials-PLA

MakerBot Precision PLA

Polylactic acid (PLA) is a biodegradable thermoplastic derived from renewable resources.

Colors Available:

MakerBot Precision PVA

MakerBot’s Precision Dissolving PVA ensures fast and effortless support removal for your most complex prints.

Colors Available:

Materials-PVA
Materials-PETG

MakerBot Specialty PETG

PETG is one of the most widely used polymers today. MakerBot’s PETG Specialty Material offers excellent mechanical properties, combining high strength and durability with chemical and moisture resistance.

Colors Available:
Natural, Red, and Black PETG

COMPARE MATERIALS FOR METHOD

MakerBot Precision Materials for Method MakerBot Specialty Materials for Method
Materials Tough (Model) PLA (Model) PVA (Support) ABS (Model) ASA (Model) SR-30 (Support) PETG (Model)
Compatible Printers METHOD

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Compatible Performance Extruder Model 1 Support 2 Model 1XA Model 1XA Support 2XA Model 1
Applications Durable, usable prototypes; manufacturing aids Clean concept models
Dimensional Part Accuracy ± 0.2 mm (0.007 in)
*or ± 0.002 mm per mm of travel whichever is greater
N/A
Print Surface Requirements Performance Grip Surface (standard) Adhesion Stick
Colors Slate Gray

Onyx Black

Stone White

Safety Orange
True Black

True White

Cool Gray

Natural

True Orange

True Red
N/A Black

White

Red

Orange

Gray

Natural
Black

White

Red
N/A Natural


Red

Black
Extruder Warranty 6 Months

COMPARE MATERIALS FOR METHOD

Materials Chart [ASA}
METHOD printers

A manufacturing workstation

METHOD

Print real, production-grade ABS with a 100°C chamber—powered by Stratasys®.