Sketch

The ideal 3D printer classroom setup. Sketch gives your students the access they need and sets you up for 3D printing classroom success.

Maximize Student Access

Multiple printers that boost student growth and exposure
Increased classroom engagement without slowing down the learning process
The most reliable classroom 3D printing platform

Lower the Curriculum-Planning Barrier

Access 600+ lesson plans across various grade levels & subjects
Join the largest 3D printing community of educators
Curated lesson plans created by MakerBot Certified Educators

Develop Professionally, Gain Confidence

ISTE-certified 3D printer training for both teachers and students
3D Printing-Integrated Curriculum training for teachers with applicable PD credit
Real World Problem Solving training through Design Thinking and 3D Printing

Seamless Classroom Management

MakerBot Cloud™: Manage students’ projects with a cloud-based print queue
Print directly from TinkerCAD™
Industry leading support

THE IDEAL CLASSROOM SETUP

MAXIMIZE STUDENT ACCESS AND EDUCATOR SUCCESS

Dual Printer Setup

Get started with two printers and complete your classroom printing faster, make 3D printing more accessible to your students and boost the opportunities for student innovation.

ISTE-CERTIFIED 3D PRINTER TRAINING FOR BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

MakerBot Certification™

More than just learning about printer operation. Certify your students in real world problem solving through design thinking and 3D printing. Get access to a full set of interactive content, projects, quizzes and exams developed by MakerBot Certified Educators.

MANAGE YOUR CLASSROOM'S PRINTING LIKE A BOSS

MakerBot Cloud™

Make the classroom 3D printing experience even easier with our cloud-based, 3D printing file management software. Students submit their designs without issue, and teachers queue up their classroom prints with ease.

ACCESS HUNDREDS OF LESSON PLANS FROM EDUCATORS ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY

600+ Certified Lesson Plans

Get access to community-driven lesson plans reviewed & approved by MakerBot Education. Find lesson plans designed for grade levels and subjects applicable to your classroom and curriculum.

RELIABLE PRINTS EVERYTIME

Heated and Flexible Buildplate

Heated build plate for secure, successful printing and a flexible surface to make removing finished prints a breeze.

CLASSROOM FRIENDLY

Enclosed Chamber and Particulate Filter

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

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH THE SKETCH CLASSROOM

Technical Specs

PRINTING

Print Technology
Fused Deposition Modeling

Build Volume
150mm x 150mm x 150mm
[5.9in x 5.9in x 5.9in]

Layer Resolution
100-400 microns [0.0039 IN-0.0157 IN]
Print mode tuned for 200 microns

Material Diameter
1.75 mm [0.069 in]

Material Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch PLA Material
MakerBot Sketch Tough Material

Extruder Compatibility
MakerBot Sketch Extruder

Nozzle Diameter
0.4 MM [0.015 IN]

Print File Type
.MAKERBOT

TEMPERATURE

Ambient Operating Temperature
15­-30°C [59-86°F]

Storage Temperature
0­-55°C [32-­131°F]

SIZE & WEIGHT

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
549mm (H) x 517mm (W) x 46mm (D)
[21.625in (H) x 20.375in (W) X 18.25in (D)]

Product Weight
11.8 kg [26 lb]

Shipping Weight
17kg [37.5 lb]

MECHANICAL

Build Surface
Grip Surface

Build Plate Leveling
Heated with removable flexible build surface

SAFETY & COMPLIANCE

Safety
Fully enclosed
Particulate Filter
UL, CE, FCC
IEC/ EN/ UL60950-1, IEC/ EN/UL 62368-1

SOFTWARE

Software Bundle
MakerBot Print Software

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
Windows (7, 10)
Mac OS X (10.12+)
NOTE: Does not support Mac Catalina

CAD Plugins
SolidWorks, Autodesk Fusion 360, Onshape, Autodesk Inventor

ELECTRICAL

Power Requirements
100-­240 V, 50-60 HZ
2.7-1.3A

Connectivity
USB, Ethernet, Wi­fi

CAMERA

Camera resolution
2 megapixels

Technical Specifications

Printing

Print Technology

Build Volume

Layer Resolution

Filament Diameter

Filament Compatibility

Nozzle Diameter

Print File Type

Temperature

Ambient Operating Temperature

Storage Temperature

Size & Weight

Product Dimensions

Shipping Box

Product Weight

Shipping Weight

Mechanical

Construction

Build Surface

Stepper Motors

XY Positioning Precision

Z Positioning Precision

Software

Software Bundle

Supported File Types

Operating Systems

Electrical

Power Requirements

Connectivity

Camera

Camera Resolution