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Posted · Can Makerbot filament be used in an Ultimaker 3D printer?

I am a teacher in the US who has an Ultimaker 2 printer. I would like to get numerous colors of filament for a project I will be doing with my students during an educational summer camp, and I have certain vendors I have to use per our district guidelines. My question is, will Makerbot PLA filament work for the project (link to specific product I'm considering purchasing: https://www.schoolspecialty.com/makerbot-true-color-large-pla-filament-10-pack-1542363)? Any feedback is appreciated!

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    Posted · Can Makerbot filament be used in an Ultimaker 3D printer?

    When it has a diameter of 2.85 it should work as any other filament.

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    Posted · Can Makerbot filament be used in an Ultimaker 3D printer?

    It's not listed on the page, but more than likely this is 1.75mm filament since it's mentioned as being Makerbot filament. So it will not work on any current Ultimaker printer as they all use 2.85mm.

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