MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
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It should, though I have not needed then. I've also ran an A8 with steppers mounted to the acrylic frame and printed mounts for a while now with no heating issues. That said, there should be ample room to mount a heatsink on the bottom or rear of the motor (as it sits in the printer).