3D Print with Confidence & Ease

The Smart Extruder+ is a modular extrusion systems that creates an intuitive 3D printing process for MakerBot 3D printers. Backed by a 6-month warranty to ensure you get the reliability and results that you would expect from an industry leader in desktop 3D printing.

Meet the MakerBot Smart Extruder+

A culmination of product design and 160,000+ hours of rigorous testing, the MakerBot Smart Extruder+ delivers a dependable, consistent and high performance 3D printing experience. For best results, work with trusted MakerBot’s 3D printing PLA Filament.

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Key Features

MakerBot Smart Extruder Easy Connectivity

Repeatable Results

Improved components and an enhanced sensor system ensure simple and reliable 3D printing from start to finish.

MakerBot Extruder Easy Swap

Swappable Extruders

Ensure minimal downtime & uninterrupted results with a spare extruder on hand. As an industry-leader, MakerBot is the only brand to offer an easily swappable extruder.

MakerBot Smart Extruder Connectivity


Features enhanced homing, better connectivity, as well as drastically reduced clogging and jams.


Designed for Reliability & Simplicity

Keep reliability close at hand with improved components for better print performance including: a faster print start up and easier leveling, a seamless workflow from start to finish and a 6-month warranty.

The new modular design allows users to remove and replace the extruder with ease as well as reducing downtime by replacing a worn extruder without losing a print.

Smart Extruder+ Specifications

MakerBot Compatibility
MakerBot Compatibility
Replicator Mini
Replicator Mini+
Replicator Z18
Print Technology
Print Technology
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)
MakerBot Small & Large Spools of PLA Filament
Firmware 1.9+
MakerBot Desktop 3.9+
Nozzle Diameter
Nozzle Diameter
0.4mm [0.015 in]