MakerBot SKETCH Classroom™ Desktop 3D Printer


SKETCH Classroom™ 

Everything an educator needs to enable Design Thinking and 3D printing in the classroom

Whether in-class or online, the MakerBot SKETCH Classroom Desktop 3D Printer brings students and teachers together to ignite design thinking and problem-solving. Engage in hundreds of 3D printing projects and develop the next generation’s innovators, engineers, problem-solvers, and dreamers.

Boost student innovation with 3D printing

3D printing in education offers a reflective learning environment, allowing students to be creative and critical thinkers. With SKETCH Classroom you can imagine, plan and rapidly execute your ideas. From brainstorm and design, to testing and evaluating, SKETCH Classroom is a great tool for science, technology, engineering, Math and Arts (STEAM) projects.

Explore the SKETCH Classroom by watching the video.

Product Highlights

SKETCH Classroom 3D printer for in-class or virtual learning

Google Classroom Integration

With Google for Education, MakerBot now brings you access to Google Classrooms through MakerBot Cloud. Through the integration, teachers and students can easily connect to MakerBot Cloud, MakerBot Print, and their MakerBot account by using their Google credentials to log in with one click.

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Easily Manage Classroom Projects

With MakerBot Print and Cloud Software you can schedule, manage, and interact with multiple student projects from anywhere.

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Educational Resources at Your Disposal

Access to a full set of interactive content, projects, quizzes and exams developed by MakerBot Certified Educators.

Small Investment, Big Impact

Two 3D SKETCH Classroom printers setup package available

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Flexible Setup

The SKETCH platform supplies you with what you need to integrate 3D printing into the new school year successfully — whether that’s back in the classroom or teaching from home.

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Enclosed Chamber and Particulate Filter

Integrated filtration system so that the particles generated by the printing process aren't contained in the build chamber.

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Touch Screen Control

Start, monitor and pause your students' prints with an intuitive interface, designed for easy 3D printing navigation.

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Safety and compliance

IEC/ EN/ UL60950-1, IEC/ EN/UL 62368-1
NIOSH-tested classroom-safe materials.

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600+ Certified Lesson Plans

  • Access over 600 lesson plans across various grade levels & subjects applicable to your classroom and curriculum
  • Join the largest 3D printing community of educators
  • Curated lesson plans created by MakerBot Certified Educators



Reliable prints every time

The heated and flexible build plate is designed specifically for a secure and successful printing experience whether you print one or multiple parts in the same time.

  • Simple load/unload of the filament
  • Safe and easy removing of the prints


Touch Screen Controls

Start, monitor and pause your students’ prints with an intuitive interface, designed for easy 3D printing navigation.

  • Check printer settings
  • Check print progress

Enclosed Chamber and Particulate Filter

Place your printer anywhere in the classroom without worrying about curious hands and print with peace of mind with a particulate filter installed in each printer.


MakerBot CloudPrint™

MakerBot CloudPrint™ allows studens and teachers to collaborate and share access to the SKETCH Classroom 3D printers even when working remotely. Prepare, queue, print and monitor prints, all from one cloud-based platform.

Explore the MakerBot CloudPrint™ by watching the video.

MakerBot Certification™

Gain a proven edge with design thinking skills and hands-on 3D printing training.
Empower students with the 21st-century career skills while educators prove their expertise in 3D printing as they stand out as STEM education leaders.

MakerBot Certification™ is a scalable, cloud-based solution that provides a full set of interactive content, projects, quizzes and exams developed by MakerBot Certified Educators.

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The MakerBot Sketch and Classroom Bundle

What’s included in a single and two printer setup

Single Printer Setup

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  1. 1 MakerBot SKETCH™ 3D Printer
  2. 1 MakerBot Cloud™
  3. 3 MakerBot PLA Spools
  4. 2 Build Plates
  5. 1 Spatula
  6. 1 Snip

The MakerBot Certification Program for Students and Teachers

Ⓒ 1 Seat in MakerBot Certification™ for Educators
Ⓒ 5 Seats in MakerBot Certification™ for Students

Dual Printer Setup

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  1. 2 MakerBot SKETCH™ 3D Printers
  2. MakerBot Cloud™
  3. 6 MakerBot PLA Spools
  4. 4 Build Plates
  5. 2 Spatulas
  6. 2 Snips

The MakerBot Certification Program for Students and Teachers

  •  2 Seats in MakerBot Certification™ for Educators
  •  10 Seats in MakerBot Certification™ for Students

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Technical Specifications

Printing Specs

Build volume
Build volume
150mm x 150mm x 150mm
[5.9in x 5.9in x 5.9in]
Layer Resolution
Layer Resolution
100-400 microns [0.0039 IN-0.0157 IN]
Print mode tuned for 200 microns
Material Diameter
Material Diameter
1.75 mm [0.069 in]
Material Compatibility
Material Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch PLA Material
MakerBot Sketch Tough Material
Extruder Compatibility
Extruder Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch Extrude
Nozzle Diameter
Nozzle Diameter
0.4 MM [0.015 IN]
Print File Type
Print File Type
Ambient Operating Temperature
Ambient Operating Temperature
15­-30°C [59-86°F]
Storage Temperature
Storage Temperature
0­-55°C [32-­131°F]

Size and weight

Product Dimensions
Product Dimensions
433.4mm (H) x 423.1mm (W) x 365.0mm (D)
[17in (H) x 16.6in (W) x 14.4in (D)]
Shipping Box
Shipping Box
549mm (H) x 517mm (W) x 46mm (D)
[21.625in (H) x 20.375in (W) X 18.25in (D)]
Product Weight
Product Weight
11.8 kg [26 lb]
Shipping Weight
Shipping Weight
17kg [37.5 lb]

Safety and Compliance

Fully enclosed
Particulate Filter
IEC/ EN/ UL60950-1, IEC/ EN/UL 62368-1
Electrical power requirements
Electrical power requirements
100-­240 V, 50-60 HZ
USB, Ethernet, Wi­fi
Camera resolution
Camera resolution
2 megapixels

Software & Support

Software Bundle
Software Bundle
MakerBot Print Software
Supported File Types
Supported File Types
MakerBot (.makerbot)
STL (.stl)
SolidWorks (.sldprt, .sldasm)
InventorOBJ (.ipt, .iam)
IGES (.iges, .igs)
STEP AP203/214 (.step, .stp)
CATIA (.CATPart, .CATProduct)
Wavefront Object (.obj)
Unigraphics/NX (.prt)
Solid Edge (.par, .asm)
ProE/Creo (.prt, .prt., .asm, .asm.)
VRML (.wrl)
Operating Systems
Operating Systems
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.12+)
NOTE: Does not support Mac Catalina
CAD Plugins
CAD Plugins
SolidWorks, Autodesk Fusion 360, Onshape, Autodesk Inventor