User Tools

Site Tools


Ultimaker 3 Extended/S5 Dual FDM 3D Printer

Ultimaker 3 Extended/S5 Dual FDM 3D Printer
Tool Type: “FDM 3D printer”
Location: “CNSI Innovation Workshop”
Supervisor Tool Lead
David Bothman Jason Wei & Andrew Furst
(805) 893-4125 (925) 352-7600 & (801) 928-8869 &
Description: “FDM 3D Printer”
Manufacturer: “Ultimaker”


The Ultimaker 3 extended & Ultimaker S5 are filament fed fusion deposition 3D printers capable of simultaneously printing two different plastics at once. Typically the printer is set up with ABS as a build material, and PVA as a solvable support material.


Detailed Specifications

Ultimaker 3 Extended:

  • Build Volume: 215 x 215 x 300 mm
  • Filament diameter: 2.85 mm
  • layer resolution: 60 to 600 microns depending on print head (see Specifications documentation page 11)
  • XYZ accuracy: 12.5, 12.5, 2.5 microns
  • Build plate temperature: 20-100 °C
  • Nozzle temperature: up to 210 °C

Ultimaker S5:

Safety Concerns

  • The print heads can be very hot - do not touch them with bare hands unless positive they are cool.
  • As with any automated machinery make sure that your body is clear of the moving parts to avoid injury.
  • The support removal tank for the F270 is filled with heated caustic chemicals that dissolve the support material. An apron, Gloves, and a face shield must be warn when inserting and removing parts or basket from the tank.

Reference Documentation

ultimaker3_extended.txt · Last modified: 2022/06/30 20:37 by wei