Additive Manufacturing Research Group

AMRG Group

Equipment - MakerBot Replicator 2x

The MakerBot Replicator 2x is a fully-featured 3D desktop printer. It comes readily usable.

The system comprises of two extruding nozzles from which filament is pressed onto an aluminium build platform in layers. The two nozzles allow the use of two colours for one object.

The MakerBot aluminium plate has a 3 point levelling system which can be manually or automatically used. 

Selected Parameters

Part Size

20 mm x 20 mm

Layer Resolution

0.1 mm – 0.3 mm

(fine to fast) 


ABS in various colours

PLA in various colours