Ultimaker 2+ Connect Standard School Bundle

Ultimaker 2+ Connect Standard School Bundle

£6,714.00 inc. VAT

£5,595.00 ex. VAT

This basic classroom bundle gives you everything you need to start 3D printing in school with multiple concurrent classes. Containing the latest Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D printers along with air managers for additional peace of mind, this cost-saving solution is suitable for complete beginners and experts alike.

The bundle includes:

  • 2 x Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D Printers
  • 2 x Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Managers
  • 1 Year Warranty and FREE Lifetime Technical Support
  • 1hr Skype Setup and Technical Training Training Call
  • 10 x 750g Reels of Filamentive rPLA filament
  • 1 Year Subscription (site licence) to Printlab Classroom online platform containing over 45 fully resourced 3D printing projects and online courses
  • 2 x 1hr Online 3D Printing in the Classroom Live CPD Training (with recording)
  • Getting Started with an Ultimaker Guide for Schools (printed booklet)
  • 3D Printing in GCSE Design & Technology Guide (printed booklet)

Ultimaker 2+ Connect, Air Manager & Filament

At the heart of the bundle are two of the latest Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D printers. With networking capabilities and a new touchscreen, the Ultimaker 2+ Connect is your reliable first step into a world of easy, remote 3D printing.

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Air Manager

The Ultimaker 2+ Connect Air Manager gives you more confidence and setup flexibility and peace of mind. Designed to simply and effectively increase user safety, it removes up to 95% of ultrafine particles and shields users from hot and moving components.

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Filamentive rPLA Filament

Included in the bundle are 10 x 750g reels of Filamentive rPLA filament in a variety of colours.

Short for polylactic acid, PLA is a bioplastic derived from plant-based sources. However, PLA production is depleting natural resources faster than they can be replenished. To address this issue, Filamentive have pioneered rPLA 3D printer filament wound on cardboard spools. This filament still boasts the same great PLA features such as; low warping, limited smell and premium print quality but with the added benefit of being produced from factory waste streams as opposed to virgin pellets. All users of rPLA can feel good about reducing environmental impact, whilst being confident that the print quality will still be one of the best on the market!

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PrintLab Classroom

PrintLab Classroom is an online platform containing over 45 fully resourced 3D printing projects and online courses. It also provides professional development resources, including a 5 hour training course for teachers, and a student portal, providing everything you need to teach 3D modelling and 3D printing both in the classroom and for remote home-learning.

The 1 year site license provides up to 10 individual teacher accounts on PrintLab Classroom with 10 seats to The PrintLab Certification Course and up to 200 concurrent logins to the student portal. The perfect option for full school adoption of 3D printing. Register for a FREE 7-day trial to experience the full platform and try out the resources.

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Training & Support

Industry Leading 12 Month Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support

The Ultimaker 2+ Connect come with a 1-year warranty (except the hot end). Ultimaker also offers lifetime support through email and phone. There’s also an awesome community with plenty of knowledge to help you out when you’re in need.

CREATE Education also offers FREE lifetime technical support through email and phone, through our aftersales and technical support partner 3DGBIRE.

Training

This bundle includes a 1hr setup and technical training Skype call with one of our Ultimaker technicians, assisting you in the process of getting your printer up and running and outlining routine maintenance and troubleshooting techniques.

It also includes two live 1hr 3D printing in the classroom online CPD workshop to be taken at a time of your choice. These can be attended by unlimited staff members from your organisation. During this workshop you will learn about the different free software options available to you, the 3D printing process, how to create, slice and 3D print a model, how to embed 3D printing in the curriculum and be presented with lots of project ideas and links to project resources. Following each live session you will be sent a copy of the workshop presentation, links to further resources, and a recording of the workshop to distribute to staff members who could not attend the live session and to revisit at your leisure.

Two of CREATE Education’s most popular education guides are also provided as printed booklets in this bundle, for ongoing reference and support.

Extended Support

Extended support is provided through the CREATE Education and the Ultimaker website, here you can access a wealth of education projects, ideas and resources, extensive user manuals, material technical and safety data sheets, a detailed knowledge base, and much more.

The Ultimaker community is an active community of over 10,000 3D printing experts who are full of useful tips and tricks, are always on hand for troubleshooting and collectively create a great networking platform. In fact, some of our key product upgrades and ideas were conceived in this very community. So when you add it all up, it’s an open source experience you need to be a part of and don’t want to miss out on!

3D Printer Specification

Ultimaker 2+ Connect

Build volume  223 x 220 x 205 mm
(8.7 x 8.6 x 8 inches)
Assembled dimensions 342 x 460 x 580 mm
(13.5 x 18.1 x 22.8 inches)
Print technology Fused filament fabrication (FFF)
Compatible filament diameter 2.85 mm
Weight 10.3 kg (22.7 lbs)
Power input 100 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
Maximum power output 221 W
Layer resolution 0.25 mm nozzle: 150 – 60 micron
0.4 mm nozzle: 200 – 20 micron
0.6 mm nozzle: 400 – 20 micron
0.8 mm nozzle: 600 – 20 micron
XYZ resolution 12.5, 12.5, 5 micron
Feeder type Geared feeder
Display 2.4-inch (6 cm) TFT color touchscreen
Print core replacement Swappable print cores
Print head Single extrusion with swappable nozzle and dual cooling fans
Nozzle diameters 0.25 mm, 0.4 mm, 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm