Ultimaker 3

100% Recommended

Product Details

Improve Printer Specifications
Printer Type
FDM
Print Bed Size (mm)
215 x 215 x 200
Layer Resolution
300 microns
Material Types
PLA, ABS, Nylon, CPE, PVA
Maximum Temperature
280° C
Open Source
No

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Where to Buy

$3,495.00

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Small trideus logo tag web color vert darkbg By Trideus bvba on May 31 2017
Reliable in every way

The Ultimaker 3 is one of the most reliable 3D printers on the market. With the changeable nozzles and assisted bed leveling, it even improves the ease of use.

Avatar small By up3d on Jan 02 2018
excellent learning curve

En solo dos meses pude hacer muy buenas impresiones

Small nikola simpson 50 By nikola.vuckovic on Jan 06 2018
UM3 is the best

Every time I am surprised with a printing quality. I did have several errors, three, and I was a reason every time. Machine didn't failure, not a ones. Printing speed is only fault, but I understand reasons. 

Every recognition.

Avatar small By [email protected] on Apr 09 2018
Well designed work horse.

Very easy to use printer. Good results.

Avatar small By EPacheco on Apr 22 2018
Reliability

in my opinion, theres a lot of cool features on an Ultimaker 3 (print quality, print speed,material flexibility, good hardware are examples ), but the one i like mostI really like the fact that the ultimaker 3 is really reliable, i can just print and go somewhere else and forget about it until the print is done.

Avatar small By Oscar Chagolla on Jul 06 2018
Es buena maquina

La calidad de las capas y adherencia son muy buenas al igual que las dimensiones de las piezas salen muy bien

Small jtronics quadrokopter 10 By jtronics.de on Oct 27 2018
Top 3D Printer

I could recommend this printer! Much better than Ultimaker 2

Avatar small By Greeblies on Dec 13 2018
An expensive printer but a top quality one that enables busy people to avoid all the normal time killing issues you usually face with 3D printing.

Straight out of the box and almost instantly ready to use. This is my first 3D printer so I didn't know all the tricks and traps but the printer and CURA software made things a breeze. The self leveling build plate is excellent. I've been printing in PLA straight onto the glass build plate with no need for glue. The printer is quiet most of the time. Some prints cause the printer head to move in a way that almost makes it sing which does make it audible but not annoyingly loud. 

My only gripe with the printer is the spool roll holder is made for 750gm rolls and although it can handle aftermarket spools they fit on tight which makes it hard for them to spin and unwind the PLA as it prints. Asides from that its excellent

Avatar small By selcol on Jan 04 2019
Overall, much better than my previous printer

When I first set up the printer, I was very impressed with the results that I got printing the test dog that comes with the software on the mini micro SD card. However, after downloading different models from the internet, I wasn't very happy with the results ie:- not getting as smooth a finish as the test dog and quite often not getting a complete finish on rounded corners etc. I then started experimenting ie:- slowing down the build speed, heating up the filament temperature and also raising the temperature of the bed because, quit often, a half built model would sometimes come loose. Overall, all of these experiments failed to achieve the results I was after. Then I found, after reading as much information as I could understand that there was a filament flow rate setting that was normally hidden in the setup procedures of the Ultimaker 3.  Not only generally hidden but could not be accessed until the brim had started to print. So I then started experimenting again, gradually increasing the % of fill from default 100% to finally settling on 200%. GREAT!!! I'm now getting excellent results on everything I print!

Avatar small By waldo on Jan 04 2019
Expensive, but worth it

I was new to it, and it was very expensive.  But I wanted a printer that would make successful prints right out-of-a-box, no matter how novice I was ... (which was VERY). 

This way, I wouldn't just "give up" on 3D printing ;-).  

Besides printing flex (TPU), everything just worked (mostly PLA).  Still need to dive into the TPU thing though, but I'm sure I'll figure it out ;-).

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