MakerBot MakerCare Protection Plans are now now available for your MakerBot Replicator Z18 in Canada, excluding Quebec. MakerCare is a great service to purchase if you put a lot of hours on your printer, as it will cover you for up to four incidents, two of which may be new Smart Extruders. Purchasing MakerCare makes it easy to contact MakerBot support 7 days a week by Email, phone or live chat. MakerCare can be purchased from the time of purchase up to 60 days after the purchase date. The length of the MakerCare contract is from the purchase date of the printer.