MendelMax 3 Full Kit

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  • Regular price $1,395.00

The MendelMax 3 is in stock. Depending on demand, kits may take a couple extra days for processing.

Click here to read a customer review of the MendelMax 3 3D printer.
Makers Tool Works is excited to bring you the Mendelmax 3. With thousands of hours of development and testing stretching over nearly a year, the new MendelMax raises the bar for what you can expect from Maker's Tool Works. We have meticulously evaluated every aspect of the design to ensure that you are recieving a printer that is much easier to build and will perform better with minimal tuning and maintenance. All with a $100 cost savings compared to the MendelMax 2.
Already own a MendelMax 2? Click here for the upgrade kit.
  • Large build volume with an included heated bed lets you print items that put other printers to shame.
  • Much easier assembly. Modular construction allows you to assemble the printer in stages or with teams.
  • Sleek and sturdy steel and aluminum frame looks great and is extremely rigid.
  • Optional Dual Extruders to print multiple colors or materials in the same print. Unlike some printers, the full print area is accessible to both extruders.
  • Only high quality components and materials used, guaranteeing reliable life and long service with minimal maintenance.
  • High speed two-tart leadscrews greatly increase your vertical travel speeds.
  • Optional colorful LED lighting looks great, but also provides useful feedback. The LED color changes while the printer is warming up, fading from blue to red. Many of the LED functions are user programmable and also provide diagnostic and printer status indication (included with the Deluxe Kit only).
  • The electronics and power supply are enclosed for safety, but remain easily accessible for maintenance.
  • Rambo Electronics manufactured in the USA.
  • Advanced new linear motion system guarantees highly precise motion with virtually no play.
  • Auto Bed makes printing a breeze.
  • Build Area Dimensions: Approximately 250 x 315 x 197mm / 10 x 12.5 x 8"
  • Print Volume: 15,513 cc / 947 CI
  • Hotend: E3D V6 All Metal Hot End with 0.4mm nozzle for 1.75mm filament
  • Control Electronics: RAMBo Controller from
  • Supported Filament: 1.75 mm PLA and ABS; other materials like Nylon, PVA, and Laywoo-D3 are experimental
  • Usable Maximum Print Speed: 80-150 mm/sec or more depending on the part, print material, and extruder
  • Usable Maximum Movement Speed: 500+ mm/sec
  • Layer Height: There is no pre-defined limit. We recommend 100 – 320 micron. 20-100 micon layer heights are possible with more printing experience. Larger layer heights (up to 1mm) are possible with an optional replacement nozzle.
  • X & Y Axis Resolution: 0.01 mm (10 Micron)
  • Z Lead screws: High Speed two-start lead screws, 4mm movement per rotation
  • Frame: Aluminum and powder coated steel construction
  • Movement: Precision roller bearings on all three axes.
  • Heated Bed: 24V 220W Heated Bed included
  • Power Requirements: The included power supply is compatible with 120 and 240VAC
  • Footprint: 390 mm x 430 mm / 15.5 x 17"
  • Dimensions including all movement: 495 mm x 640 mm x 460 mm / 19.5 x 25.5 * 18"
  • Primary components are all made in the USA
  • US Power cord included. The printer is compatible with power globally, but international customers will need to provide a standard desktop PC power cord suitable for your country

Please Note: The MM3 kit includes all printed parts required to build the functional printer. There are several additional optional parts that you can print once you have the printer working. These optional parts are printed in green above. The MendelMax 3 Full Kit does not include the green printed parts shown in the photos. The instructions to print these optional parts are included in the assembly manual.

MendelMax 3 Deluxe

The new MendelMax 3 Deluxe Upgrade Kit adds several optional extras to your printer to improve your user experience, at over a $60 savings off the combined retail prices:

  • A Graphical LCD with a pre-soldered adapter ($76.90 value)
  • Lasercut Acrylic GLCD Case ($24.95 value)
  • 1 meter of Cable Carrier ($15.95 value)
  • LED Gooseneck Lamp ($29.95 value)
  • One KG of MTW PLA Filament ($29.95 value) - We recommend Red or Blue PLA for beginners.

With the Deluxe kit you will not need to print the optional Cable carrier shown in the pictures in green. There are still a few small printed parts required prior to installation of the cable carrier that the user is responsible for. One small printed part is also required for the GLCD case. All these parts can easily be printed after you have the printer working.