Ultimaker 3D printer Cardiff Fablab

Ultimaker 2+

Engineered to perform, the Ultimaker 2+ is reliable, efficient, and user-friendly. Thanks to its support of a wide range of materials, it’s suitable for a huge variety of applications, from prototypes to customized tools the list is almost endless! It’s a great all-around 3D printer that delivers consistent results using filament technology.

Build volume

223 x 223 x 305 mm

Optimised Materials

PLA, ABS, CPE, CPE+, PC, Nylon, TPU 95A

Layer resolution

600 micron to 20 micron

Files Required



Ultimaker Cura


£2/hr + 70p/meter of filament

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machine faq

How can I make a file for the 3D printer?

Files can be created in a CAD program and the export as an STL, 3D scanned from an existing object, or downloaded off the web. To find out more about the different methods of creating a STL file for 3D printing please book onto our 3D printing workshop.

I cant use CAD, how can I print something?

You could ask us to make you a CAD file, download it from the web from a site such as Thingiverse, or use our 3D scanner

I have a file, how can I send it to you to print?

If you want us to print something for you, please send the file to hello@fablab.com giving details of what exactly you want and we will be in touch

Do you stock different coloured filament?

We mainly stock white and black filament, but you can request that we buy in a colour if you project specifies it

Do you stick different types of filament?

We mainly stock PLA and ABS, but you can either buy in your own as long as you have run it past us, or you can request it