PLA 3D Filament (1.75mm)
PLA has advantages as it is biodegradable, unlike ABS. PLA is manufactured using renewable raw materials such as corn starch. PLA is one of the easiest materials to print, though it does have a tendency to shrink slightly after 3D printing. You don’t require a heated platform when printing in PLA, unlike with ABS. PLA also prints at a lower temperature than ABS, at between 190ºC to 230ºC. PLA is great for Makerbot printer and most FDM 3D printers.
We offer a wide variety of PLA of different colors. Please choose the color below.
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What is PLA 3D Printing Material?
Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA, Poly) is a biodegradable thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch, tapioca roots, chips or starch, or sugarcane. In 2010, PLA had the second highest consumption volume of any bioplastic of the world. PLA is used for 3D printing for these reasons:
- Non-harmful, non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
- Good material toughness and good material strength.
- Low material shrinkage rate and uniform diameter.
- Suitable for complex models.
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