PLA BCN3D Filaments

Easy / Multipurpose / Multi-color

35,0080,00

Overview

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.

Compatibility: All BCN3D Printers.

Applications

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

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

Datasheets:

Download safety and technical data sheets

Success stories

Tensabelt: achieving maximum efficiency thanks to 3D printed tooling

Tensabelt has revolutionized its workflow since incorporating 3D printing to fabricate 100% functional customized tooling, which enables them to maximize efficiency, reducing a significant amount of time and costs in their production process of queue management systems.

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Success stories

Improving surgical operations using the BCN3D Sigma 3D Printer

Thanks to the BCN3D Sigma 3D Printer, surgeons of the Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar are revolutionizing modern medicine by creating 3D printed replicas of organs and bones to practice before the operation and to better know what they are going to operate. This improvement in surgical planning allows to shorten the time of the operation and increase its effectiveness, as well as improving patient safety.

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How to print

Printer setting

Extruder temp.
180º C - 210º C
Bed temp..
65º C
Cooling fan
100%
Speed
40 - 80 mm/s
Min. layer height
0.08 - 0.2 mm

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.