January 4th 2013 3:29 pm

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Designed for 3D printing experts working in R&D who want to blaze a trail into the future of 3D printing, the MakerBot Replicator 2X features experimental dual extrusion and uses the familiar petroleum-based thermoplastic MakerBot ABS filament.

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Engadget Jan 8, 2013

Aesthetically there's not much different about the 2X -- it's the same black body and a Stepstrudder that form the heart of the device. Though, there's quite a number of tweaks to the basic feature set here.

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SlashGear Jan 9, 2013

The Replicator has a slightly redesigned chassis, and among the updated features of the new design are an aluminum build platform and print area that’s enclosed by plastic windows. The benefit is that the build area retains heat better than the open chassis of past models from the company,...

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