Can be used for:
- Prototype parts
You should not use PLA for items that need to be heat resistant and impact resistant such as mechanical parts.
Strength and Durability
Strong enough to be used for small parts. Very brittle and may begin to break down as it is biodegradable. Not resistant to impact as well.
Come in a wide variety of colors
PLA is Environmentally Friendly and biodegradable
PLA is environmentally Friendly and biodegradable
PLA is sensitive to high temperatures
Can be sanded and painted. However it cannot be glued and treated with acetone.
Strength of this material is much higher than that of PLA and it is both impact and heat resistant. (Much more flexible than ABS and PLA)
Temperature: 95-110 °C
Heated Bed Required
Temperature: 220-250 °C
No special hot-end required
Part Cooling Fan Not Required