Our promise to you includes...

Delivery van
FREE NEXT WORKING DAY DELIVERY

Free next working day delivery to UK mainland on all orders over £100 (ex. VAT) placed via the website before 5pm, subject to stock (simply select "Next Working Day" under "Free Shipping" at checkout).

Established
Established in 1988

We are the 3D printing arm of a larger company called Express Group Ltd. Fixing printers since 1988, today we are a Specialist Parts Distributor and Experts in 3D Printing.

ISO Certified
ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

We take quality control very seriously, which is why we are audited for ISO9001:2015 certification, this helps ensure we provide great customer service.

Phone
01765 540 115
Account | Basket | Contact

Browse Our 3D Printers

3D printers have been in use in the manufacturing industry for more than thirty years, but it is only really in the last ten that the market has opened itself up to other applications on a large scale, such as mould making for investment casting and tooling. Applications are also emerging for the medical and dental fields.

All of which is to say, 3D printing is no longer constrained by manufacturing limitations or design complexity; and as a result, it is seeing incredible growth.

Compare Products

You have no items to compare.

Request A Free Sample - Find Out More
Opt out of 3D printing information and news

* Required

Request a sample

Please fill out the details below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Enquire about this product

Get in touch and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.


GoPrint3D will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:


You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at marketing@goprint3d.co.uk. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please see our privacy policy. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

Ultimaker 3

The Ultimate Industrial-Grade 3D Printer

Availability: In stock

2795 £2,795.00
  • £3354.00 INC. VAT
  • £2795.00 EX. VAT

Benefits

  • Precision: Industrial-grade mechatronics guarantee print accuracy;
  • Dual extrusion: Print two materials at the same time;
  • Volume: Enjoy a spacious 215 mm x 215 mm x 200 mm build volume;
  • Open filament system: 3D Print nylon, ABS, PLA, PVA and third party filaments.
more info

There are currently 3 item(s) available in stock

Specification

Materials
PLA, PVA, ABS, CPE, Nylon
Layer Height
20 - 200 microns (0.02 - 0.2 mm)
Build Dimensions
215 x 215 x 200 mm
Platform
Auto Leveling
Connectivity
WiFi, USB Stick, Ethernet Cable
Technology
Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)
System Requirements
Windows, Mac, Linux
Software
Cura 2
Supports
Water soluble (PVA)
Dimensions
342 x 380 x 389 mm
Filament Diameter
2.85mm
Weight (KG)
10.6
Power Requirements
100 - 240V 4A, 50-60Hz, 221 W max

Features

The Ultimaker 3 is the best Ultimaker yet. It is the perfect next step for Ultimaker Original and Ultimaker 2+ users, and it’s an outstanding choice for designers, engineers and educators who are looking to buy their very first 3D printer.


An Outstanding 3D Printer for Designers, Engineers and Educators

Offering a build volume of 215 mm x 215 mm x 200 mm when printing with a single extruder, and a build volume of 197 mm x 215 mm x 200 mm when using dual extrusion, the Ultimaker 3 gives you room to grow. The Ultimaker 3 prints quickly too, with a print speed of up to 24 mm³/s with a 0.4 nozzle, while offering excellent print quality.


You can print at a layer height of 20-600 microns, so whether you want to create remarkably detailed models or super-fast prototypes, you can.


The Ultimaker 3 also has an all-new dual extrusion system, which can 3D print at a temperature of up to 280 ˚C. Together with geared feeders, industrial-grade mechatronics and swappable print cores, this enables you to 3D print with a wider range of materials than ever before with outstanding results. You can print Nylon, PVA dissolvable support material, and a wide range of ABS and PLA filaments, as well as Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE).


New Features

The Ultimaker 3 is the first 3D printer in the Ultimaker range to have swappable print cores, which give you higher uptime and easier maintenance.


This is also the first Ultimaker 3D printer to have automated bed levelling, a feature which automatically levels the z height of the bed for optimal adhesion. The Ultimaker 3 also has an NFC (Near Field Communication) chip integrated into the spool holder, which communicates with the NFC chip that’s built into Ultimaker 3 spools and then automatically adjust the print settings for that specific filament.


Please Note: When printing with a single nozzle the build volume is 197 x 215 x 200mm

What's in the box?

Ultimaker 3 3D Printer
1 reel of Ultimaker PLA
1 reel of Ultimaker PVA Filament
2 x AA Print Cores
1 x BB Print Core
UK Power Supply
USB drive
Card for Calibration
Hex Wrench Set
Glue
Grease

Product Downloads

Here's some downloads we think you might be interested in that relate to this product:

Reviews


Browse Our 3D Printers

What makes a good 3D printer?

The best 3D printers fabricate models and parts that are true to design. In other words, models and parts that are a perfect physical representation of the digital model drawn in CAD. To achieve this high degree of dimensional accuracy, printers must produce a very fine edge across the build area. This is how we perceive parts to be high quality or not when we look at them and inspect them.

 

Of course, multiple variables determine how fine that edge is, and you cannot always rely on the quantitative values manufacturers place on their 3D printers. If we did, every printer on the market would be pinpoint accurate.

 

When you are shopping for your next printer, consider this: accuracy is the value that determines how close a 3D printed part is to its digital drawing. Precision refers to the repeatability experience of a printer, or how reliable the printing experience is. If you want a consistently good 3D printing experience, you need both.

Technologies and processes

The two most common 3D printer technologies are FFF and SLA.

FFF

The most common technology is fused filament fabrication (FFF), also known as fused deposition modelling (FDM). Both technologies are in fact one in the same.

 

These 3D printers are the lowest cost. They melt a plastic and extrude it layer-by-layer to build up models from nothing. This process is traditionally best suited to low-cost prototyping, but advancements in technology mean this is no longer the case. There’re more variables that can affect the quality of a print with FFF than SLA, but solutions like an enclosed build chamber and heated build plate reduce this.

SLA

SLA (stereolithography) 3D printers use a laser to cure resin (liquid plastic) onto the build platform in desired areas.

 

Unlike with an FFF 3D printed part, parts printed by an SLA 3D printer need to be post-processed with UV light. This cures the resin, causing it to solidify and reach the mechanical properties required for the application. The method of production is cure, peel, raise, with the laser curing the resin layer by layer; the peel mechanism lifting each new layer off the surface; and the raising action allowing new resin to flow under the build platform.

Desktop and large format

3D printers are available in all shapes and sizes to suit any project, but there are two common classes: desktop, and large-format.

 

Desktop printers do exactly what they say on the tin - they fit on a desktop (or most workspaces) and take up around the same footprint as a large LaserJet printer. Large-format printers are four or five times bigger, enabling you to manufacture models and parts like car bumpers and snowboards in one go.

 

You’ll find the bigger you go, the rarer photopolymer technologies like SLA and DLP (digital light processing) become. This is because they get very expensive as you scale up. Most large-format 3D printers are of the FFF variety because the technology is cheaper and easier to produce on a large, industrial scale.