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The Ultimaker 3 is the most reliable dual extrusion 3D printer available. Achieve complex designs and improved 3D print performance.

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Ultimaker 3 Extended

Delivering accuracy and consistency

Enjoy complete design freedom with the Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker 3 Extended.
With market-leading dual extrusion and water-soluble support materials, now you
can 3D print complex geometries straight from your desk without the hassle.

3D print complex parts with ease

Features summary

The Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker 3 Extended deliver an incredibly reliable 3D printing experience. Their market-leading dual extrusion system, automatic build plate leveling, NFC spool recognition, and hot-swappable print cores make it easy to 3D print complex geometries with high uptime and repeatability.

  • Dual extrusion build volume: up to 197 x 215 x 300 mm (7.8 x 8.5 x 11.8 inches)
  • Up to 20 micron (0.001 inch) layer resolution
  • Up to 280 °C nozzle temperature
  • Open filament system – print with any 2.85 mm material
  • Award-winning performance according to 3D Hubs, All3DP, Tom's Guide, and more
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    Deep integration with your workflow

    Wi-Fi, LAN, and NFC connectivity means the Ultimaker 3 fits seamlessly into your workflow:

  • The 3D printer automatically recognizes which materials and print cores are loaded and communicates the setup to Ultimaker Cura
  • Our free slicing software then loads optimized, predefined print settings for those materials (hundreds more tested profiles are available from the Ultimaker Marketplace)
  • This makes it possible to go from CAD to starting a print in a few clicks
  • Then track print progress via Ultimaker Connect and printer's built-in camera
  • Ultimaker 3 connectivity means seamless integration with the 3D printing workflow

    Market-leading dual extrusion

    Combine build materials with water-soluble support to create complex mechanical parts and intricate surfaces – or choose to print with two colors. Ultimaker 3 has a unique auto nozzle-lifting system that ensures a smooth, professional finish with every print, giving you complete design freedom.

    Ultimaker 3 dual extrusion print gyro with water-soluble PVA

    Hot-swappable print cores

    Quicker print core changes mean higher uptime and easier material switching. The Ultimaker 3 ships with two 0.4 mm AA print cores for build materials and Ultimaker Breakaway, and one 0.4 mm BB print core for water-soluble Ultimaker PVA. These are automatically recognized by your printer and in Ultimaker Cura. They feature LED lights to clearly alert you if any interaction is needed..

    Other AA print cores are also available:

  • 0.25 mm for detailed prints
  • 0.8 mm for faster prints
  • Designer swapping the print cores in an Ultimaker 3

    Automatically perfect first-layer adhesion

    Before every print, the capacitive print head sensor probes the removable heated built plate at multiple points to find microscopic variations in its topology. The tilt angle is then compensated by adjusting the Z-height in the first layers. The result? More accurate leveling and improved build plate adhesion.

    Active build plate leveling on the Ultimaker 3 desktop 3D printer
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    Technical specifications

    Dual extrusion build volume Ultimaker 3: 197 x 215 x 200 mm

    Ultimaker 3 Extended: 197 x 215 x 300 mm
    Assembled dimensions Ultimaker 3: 342 x 505 x 588 mm

    Ultimaker 3 Extended: 342 x 505 x 688 mm
    Print technology Fused filament fabrication (FFF)
    Weight Ultimaker 3: 10.6 kg (23.4 lbs)

    Ultimaker 3 Extended: 11.3 kg (24.9 lbs)
    Maximum power output 221 W
    Layer resolution 0.25 mm nozzle: 150 - 60 micron

    0.4 mm nozzle: 200 - 20 micron

    0.8 mm nozzle: 600 - 20 micron
    XYZ resolution 12.5, 12.5, 2.5 micron
    Feeder type Dual-geared feeder
    Display Dot-matrix display with click wheel
    Print core replacement Swappable print cores
    Print head Dual extrusion print head with an auto-nozzle lifting system and swappable print cores
    Nozzle diameters 0.25 mm, 0.4 mm, 0.8 mm
    Build speed < 24 mm³/s
    Nozzle temperature 180 - 280 °C
    Nozzle heat-up time < 2 minutes
    Operating Sound < 50 dBA
    Build plate leveling Active leveling
    Build plate 20 - 100 °C heated glass build plate
    Build plate heat-up time < 4 minutes (from 20 to 60 °C)
    Operating ambient temperature 15 - 32 °C (59 - 90 °F)
    Non-operating temperature 0 - 32 °C (32 - 90 °F)
    Supplied free software Ultimaker Cura – print preparation software

    Ultimaker Connect – printer management software
    Cloud support Ultimaker Cloud
    Support OS MacOS, Windows, and Linux
    Plugin integration SolidWorks, Siemens NX, Autodesk Inventor
    Supplied free software Ultimaker Cura: STL, OBJ, X3D, 3MF, BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG

    Printable formats: G, GCODE, GCODE.gz, UFP
    File transfer Wi-Fi, LAN, USB
    Certification CE, FCC, VPAT, RoHS, REACH, CB, BIS, KC, PSE, RCM, SRRC, MIC, NCC, Safe unattended professional use
    Documentation   MSDS download
      VPAT download
      CE download
    Training Training is available online or via our dedicated network of local service partners (recommended).
    Warranty period 12 months
    Lifetime support Expert technical support via email, phone, or from our global community is available to you for the lifetime of your printer.
    Extended support Online resources, extensive manuals (in multiple languages), material technical and safety data sheets (in multiple languages), a detailed knowledge base, and much more.
    Warranty Extension
  • Extends the manufacturer warranty cover of parts from 12 months to 36 months*
  • Service Warranty for 36 months, if your machine needs repair we will commit to repairing it for you free of charge**
  • Telephone and Email Support
  • Warranty Extension.

    Ultimaker 3 Extended Accessories

    • Ultimaker 3 Cleaning Filament

      For Ultimaker 3 print cores A pack of ten 20 cm long cleaning filament pieces to ensure your Ultimaker 3 print cores are always in optimal condition. Especially effective for...
      £14.00
    • Advanced 3D Printing Kit for Ultimaker

      Available for the Ultimaker 3D Printers  Ultimaker's Advanced 3D Printing Kit has been designed to help you get consistent, reliable print results every time. Special adhesion sheets included in the...
      From £80.91
    • Adhesion sheets

      A pack of twenty-five adhesion sheets to ensure consistent, high-quality results by achieving an optimal print surface and excellent adhesion of your 3D printer to the build plate. How to...
      £18.99
    • Low Viscosity Oil

      We recommend this product for lubricating the axes of your Ultimaker. When you notice small ridges on the surfaces of your 3D printed objects or feel that the X and...
      £6.00
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    Ultimaker S3 vs S5 vs 3

    No matter what your needs are Ultimaker have got a model to suit your needs

    With the launch of the Ultimaker S5 model being added to the Ultimaker family has extended we want to help make sure you get the right 3D printer for your application.

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    Official Pro Training From UK Experts

    Our training packages will take you from a complete novice to a 3D printing expert. Don't get left behind

    1 Hour Skype Training FREE


    3DGBIRE offer a complimentary 1 Hour Skype Training Voucher with all 3D Printers. Please give us a call/ email to book in with one of our 3D Experts.

    The Skype training covers: 1 to 1 technical Introduction with one of our Technical support team and FAQ.

    For setup and Unboxing, Please see out youtube Videos here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu06XnpsxxPLxEcg-r3E68Q/featured.

    2 Hour Skype Training £200


    The course covers: Set Up, Workflow, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and is packed full of great tips to ensure your first few weeks and months with your 3D printer are productive and don’t become frustrating

    Half Day Certified Training* £800 including expenses


    Modules:

  • Installation Training
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Materials
  • Scanning
  • Troubleshooting

  • Hardware Training

  • Calibrations
  • Use Case Analysis
  • Maximising Output
  • Connectivity
  • Maintenance

  • Materials Training

  • Standard Materials
  • Industrial Materials
  • Profiling New Materials
  • Bed Adhesion / Warping
  • Post-Processing Techniques
  • Troubleshooting
  • Software Training

  • Design for 3D printing
  • Design for Large Format 3D Printing
  • CAD to Slicer
  • CAM to Slicer
  • Workflow
  • Exporting Models for 3D Printing
  • CAD
  • CAM
  • Troubleshooting
  • Please note while we try to conduct the training as soon as possible we advise a 14 day lead time for training delivery, please contact one of our advisors for more details

    Become a certified, proficient user of any of the technologies that we sell with our Half Day Training. Maximise the potential of your 3D Printer, 3D Scanner or Software with one of our trained professionals.

    *This price is for Training at our HQ in Lancashire, we can do on-site training where additional charges apply. Please speak to one of our team for a quote.

    Full Day Certified Training* £1500 including expenses


    Modules:

  • Installation Training
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Materials
  • Scanning
  • Troubleshooting

  • Hardware Training

  • Calibrations
  • Use Case Analysis
  • Maximising Output
  • Connectivity
  • Maintenance

  • Materials Training

  • Standard Materials
  • Industrial Materials
  • Profiling New Materials
  • Bed Adhesion / Warping
  • Post-Processing Techniques
  • Troubleshooting
  • Software Training

  • Design for 3D printing
  • Design for Large Format 3D Printing
  • CAD to Slicer
  • CAM to Slicer
  • Workflow
  • Exporting Models for 3D Printing
  • CAD
  • CAM
  • Troubleshooting
  • Please note while we try to conduct the training as soon as possible we advise a 14 day lead time for training delivery, please contact one of our advisors for more details

    Become a certified advanced user of our technologies with our Full Day Training. Push the boundaries of what is possible with your 3D printer or scanner.

    *This price is for Training at our HQ in Lancashire, we can do on-site training where additional charges apply. Please speak to one of our team for a quote.

    Extended Warranties

    When choosing one of our extended warranties, the best service and support for your 3D Printer is guaranteed.

    Warranty extension includes:


  • Extends the manufacturer warranty cover of parts from 12 months to 36 months*
  • Service Warranty for 36 months, if your machine needs repair we will commit to repairing it for you free of charge**
  • Telephone and Email Support
  • More Information

    Ultimaker 3 Range 2 Year Warranty Extension £650

    Ultimaker 3 Range 3 Year Warranty Extension Plus £800

    Case Studies

    Make Architects

    From 3D print to award-winning building

    Make is a different kind of architecture practice. The employee-owned firm aims to "design the best buildings, places, and spaces in the world". Make's Ultimaker 3D printers support the studio's democratic design culture and enable the model-making team to print thousands of models each year – from project concepts to huge context models.

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    Whatever your problem maybe we can are always ready to help we have a dedicated support team to help you install, print and keep your machine in top tip shape…

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