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The Ultimaker S3 delivers high-quality, composite-ready performance ‚ all efficiently from your desktop. Packed with the latest technology, it is as easy to use as it is powerful.

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Ultimaker S3

Massive performance, impressively small footprint. The new Ultimaker S3 delivers high-quality, composite ready performance all efficiently from your desktop. Packed with our latest technology, it is as easy to use as it is powerful, offering the most cost-effective way for disruptive businesses to adopt in-house 3D printing.

In-house production made easy

Features summary

The Ultimaker S3 is a complete production system you can depend on in the office or studio. With advanced features to ensure a reliable printing experience, it’s still simple to use thanks to its award-winning touch interface and seamless software integration.

  • Dual extrusion with a build volume of 230 x 190 x 200 mm (9 x 7.4 x 7.9 inches)
  • Down to 20 micron (0.001 inch) layer resolution
  • Open filament system, compatible with glass and carbon fiber composites
  • Dual filament flow sensors notify you if material runs out
  • 4.7-inch touchscreen interface – Winner of iF Design Award 2019
Ultimaker S3 in-house 3D printing production made easy


The Ultimaker S3 features next-generation reliability. Its advanced active leveling, stiffer build platform, heated build plate, and more accurate stepper drivers result in the highest print quality of a machine in this form factor. And dual filament flow sensors notify you if you run out of material.

Ultimaker S3 features our latest technology for next-generation reliability in 3D printing

Easy to use

The Ultimaker S3 was designed so that anyone can achieve high-quality results after a 30-minute introduction. Its award-winning touch interface, quick-swap print cores, and predefined print settings enable rapid changeovers and reduce operator time needed.

Ultimaker S3 start 3D printing after just a 30-minute introduction


On every level, the Ultimaker S3 is our most accessible 3D printer yet. Start creating the parts and models you need using any filament, from any desktop, as part of any workflow, and quickly achieve ROI.

Ultimaker S3 the most cost effective way for disruptive businesses to adopt in-house 3D printing

Material Choice

Thanks to our pioneering alliance with global materials companies, the Ultimaker S3 lets you print with a growing library of advanced materials – including glass and carbon fiber composites (when using print core CC Red 0.6 – sold separately).

From mechanical strength to flame retardancy, simply pick the material for your application, download a print profile in the Ultimaker Marketplace, and start printing. Optimized performance – no manually entering parameters.

Ultimaker S3 3D printer has an open filament system and is compatible with composite materials
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Meet the Ultimaker S3

Technical specifications

Build volume 230 x 190 x 200 mm

(9 x 7.4 x 7.9 inches)
Assembled dimensions 394 x 489 x 637 mm

(15.5 x 19.3 x 25.1 inches)
Print technology Fused filament fabrication (FFF)
Weight 14.4 kg (31.7 lbs)
Power input 100 - 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz
Maximum power output 350 W
Layer resolution 0.25 mm nozzle: 150 - 60 micron

0.4 mm nozzle: 200 - 20 micron

0.6 mm nozzle: 300 - 20 micron

0.8 mm nozzle: 600 - 20 micron
XYZ resolution 6.9, 6.9, 2.5 micron
Feeder type Dual-geared feeder, reinforced for composite materials
Display 4.7-inch (11.9 cm) color touchscreen
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, 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm
Build speed < 24 mm³/s
Nozzle temperature 180 - 280 °C
Nozzle heat-up time < 2 minutes
Operating sound < 50dBA
Build plate leveling Advanced active leveling
Build plate 20 - 140 °C heated glass build plate
Build plate heat-up time < 4 minutes (from 20 to 60 °C)
Operating ambient conditions 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
Support file types Ultimaker Cura: STL, OBJ, X3D, 3MF, BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG

Printable formats: G, GCODE, GCODE.gz, UFP
File transfer Wi-Fi, LAN, USB
Training Our courses are designed to take you from complete novice to an expert user of 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, Software and materials. Being able to install, operate and solve technical issues without the need for a technician. Training is available online or via our dedicated technical team for more information see our training options.
Warranty period All the parts, except the hot end, come with a 1-year warranty. Ultimaker also offers lifetime support through email and phone. There's also an awesome community with plenty of knowledge to help you out when you're in need.
Lifetime support Expert technical support via email, phone, or from our global community is available to you for the lifetime of your printer. How can we help you?.
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.
Ultimaker Community It's an active community of experts who are full of useful tips and tricks, are always on hand for troubleshooting and collectively create a great networking platform. In fact, some of our key product upgrades and ideas were conceived in this very community. So when you add it all up, it's an open source experience you need to be a part of and don't want to miss out on! Join now.
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
  • Ultimaker Material Alliance

    Choosing the right material is critical to the success of your 3D print. Ultimaker's open filament system lets you print with any 2.85 mm filament, and print profiles from the Ultimaker Marketplace streamline print preparation and maximize your print success rate.

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    Ultimaker S3 Accessories

    • Dimafix Can

      Dimafix is a spray tailored for 3D printers with FFF technology and Heated Bed. It provides great grip between plastic and glass, so warping is not a problem even in...
    • Dimafix Pen

      Dimafix Pen Dimafix Pen (90ml) is a new product based on Dimafix formula. Maintains the same adhesion properties of Dimafix spray format but in dabber liquid format. It has long been...
    • Ultimaker Print Core CC Red 0.6mm

      The Ultimaker Print Core CC Red is available in 0.6mm nozzle sizes for the Ultimaker S5 The print core, developed in collaboration with Anders Olsson, features a precision-machined 0.6 mm diameter...
    • Magigoo® PRO Kit

      Magigoo Pro adhesives are designed for professional use to work exclusively with engineering filaments. These adhesives for professional use make sure prints stick firmly when the print-bed is hot and...
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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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    Extended Warranties

    3DGBIRE offers a Warranty Extension to the Manufacturer Warranty, this extends the Warranty from 12 months to cover 36 months from the date of purchase.

    Warranty extension includes:

    • 36 months cover on all Manufacturer Warranty parts | Extended from 12 months to 36 months
    • Labour of the fitting of the replacement parts (Excludes consumables)
    • Full certificated machine service
    • Lifetime expert telephone & email support
    • One STL file test print & 5 iterations on design
    • Collection & return delivery

    £499 (ex VAT) when purchased with the 3D Printer

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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

    Online training

    2 Hour Skype Training

    £200 Exc VAT

    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

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    Half A Days Training

    £350 Exc VAT


    • Breif introduction to the technology
    • Unboxing of the machine
    • Set up and Calibration of the printer
    • Printing sample file
    • Introduction to Slicing Software
    • Q&A
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    Full Days Training

    £600 Exc VAT


    • In-depth introduction to the technology
    • Successful unboxing of the machine
    • Set up & calibration of the printer
    • Printing sample file
    • Introduction to Slicing Software
    • Advanced settings in slicing software
    • Industrial material selection
    • Machine preventative maintenance
    • Q&A
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    Face to face training

    Half Day Certified Training*

    £800 Exc VAT including expenses


    • Installation
    • Introduction to Hardware
    • Introduction to Software
    • Introduction to Materials
    • Introduction to Scanning
    • Introduction to Troubleshooting

    Introduction to Hardware

    • Basic operation
    • Calibrations
    • Connectivity
    • Maintenance

    Introduction to Materials

    • Intro to manufacturers materials
    • Optimising printing method for materials
    • Material application

    Introduction to Software

    • Optimising printing for Speed/Strength/Quality
    • Optimising for 3DP

    Introduction to Troubleshooting

    • Solve simple issues (i.e Blocked nozzle)
    • Misaligned prints

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    Full Day Certified Training*

    £1500 Exc VAT including expenses


    • Installation
    • Introduction and familiarisation to Hardware
    • Introduction and familiarisation to Software
    • Introduction and familiarisation to materials
    • Introduction and familiarisation to scanning
    • Introduction and familiarisation to troubleshooting

    Installation Training

    • Hardware
    • Software
    • Materials
    • Scanning
    • Troubleshooting

    Hardware Training

    • Basic operation
    • Optimal setup and configuration
    • Calibrations
    • Connectivity
    • Maintenance
    • Increasing Uptime

    Materials Training

    • Intro to manufacturers materials
    • Optimising printing method for materials
    • Material application
    • A review of 3rd party materials/What is available on the market, Carbon filled, Glass fibre filled, Stainless Steel etc.
    • Key considerations of the materials
    • Optimising the process for the materials.


    • Introduction to Slicing
    • Optimising printing for Speed/Strength/Quality
    • Optimising for 3DP
    • Enhanced setting investigation, review of the Custom settings


    • Solve simple issues
    • Simple part replacements (where appropriate)
    • Preventative maintenance.

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    *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.

    Case Studies

    ALD Print

    We visited ALD Print in Sheffield to see how they were getting on with their new Ultimaker S3. Director Alistair Lofthouse discusses their 3D Printing journey and delves into how they apply 3D Printing within their business model with a number of examples.

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    As one of the largest 3D printing distributor in the UK & Ireland we sell some of the most advanced printers from leading industry manufactures. Not only printers we also supply cleaning kits, filaments etc…

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    Spare parts

    We stock all spare parts and pieces for Ultimaker and Photoscentric 3D Printers. If there is a part or piece you can not find on our website, contact us and we most likely have it in stock...

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