BCN3D PLA

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BCN3D PLA

£39.59£91.19 inc. VAT

£32.99 ex. VAT

ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) – the second most used 3D printing material. ABS is strong, flexible with a high-temperature resistance. particularly suitable for tools, toys and all kinds of utensils. Ultimaker ABS is perfect for the Ultimaker range of printers.

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Description

PLA (Polylactic Acid) is a biodegradable, sustainable and food safe polymer made from organic sources.

It is the most common used filament in FFF 3D printers for its ease of use and wide range of applications, specially those not mechanically or thermally demanding. Definitely a good starting point to learn about the 3D Printing manufacturing process.

Applications

  • Architectural mockups
  • Aesthetic, concept models
  • Investment casting molds
  • Low mechanically demanding prototypes

Technical Information

Properties

  • Detailed and glossy surface quality
  • Good tensile strength
  • Rigid, fragile behaviour
  • Good UV resistance
  • Withstand operating temperatures up to 50°C
  • Odor-free, ideal for educational and office environments
  • Compatible with PVA supports
  • Low solvent and water resistance

Data Sheets

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How to print

Extruder temp 180º C – 210º C
Cooling fan 100%
Min. layer height 0.08 – 0.2 mm
Bed temp. 65º C Sigma & Sigmax
45º C Epsilon
Speed 40 – 80 mm/s

For BCN3D Cura users:

Get a proper printing profile for PLA using the ones integrated into the BCN3D Cura. Download the latest version of BCN3D Cura.

Bed adhesion:

To ensure good bed adhesion use Magigoo.

Recommendations:

Store it in an airtight container with desiccant.