3D FilaPrint Black Premium PLA 2.85mm 3D Printer Filament

3D FilaPrint Black Premium PLA 2.85mm 3D Printer Filament

£18.46 £22.15 inc. VAT

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£18.46 £22.15 inc. VAT

An easy to print Premium PLA, extremely low warp (if at all) slightly modified PLA to give your prints extra strength and durability. VAT will be added at checkout, though we have covered the cost of regular postage! Plus if you buy two spools before 3pm today you will receive them next day (within the UK, Weekdays only). Need to change on all 3DFP PLA item descriptions.

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Description

 

3D Filaprint Premium PLA.  Low warp, easy to print.  The filament spool is bagged, sealed and boxed.  Ensuring that it arrives with you moisture free and ready to print.

Fantastic layer bonding, low temperature printing, no heated platform is necessary as it lays down beautifully on the majority of FFF/FDM 3D printer platform surfaces.

Superb tolerances with a smooth finish, a perfect compliment to your 3D printer.

Features:

  • Tougher and less brittle compared to regular PLA
  • Easy to print at low temperature
  • Little “warping”
  • biodegradable
  • Limited odor
Diameter Tolerance Roundness
2.85mm ± 0,05mm >95%
Characteristics Test Method Typical Value
Specific Gravity ASTM D1505 1,24 g/cc
MFI   6,0 g/10 min
Tensile Strength ASTM D882 110 MPa (MD)
145 MPa (TD)
Elongation at break ASTM D882 160 MPa (MD)
100 MPa (TD)
Tensile Modulus ASTM D882 3310 MPa (MD)
3860 MPa (TD)
Impact Strength   7,5 KJ/m≤
Printing Characteristics Test Method Typical Value
Printing temperature   180-210∫c
Melting temperature   210±10∫c
Melting point ASTM D3418 145-160∫c

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PLA

Overview

PLA is easy to print, at low cost. Non-toxic and Eco friendly. A perfect starting point for people new to 3D printing.

PLA is created from all-natural renewable resources, and under the correct conditions, is fully biodegradable. This material is typically used for prototypes or decorative prints; Due to the low temperatures and ease of use, features tend to print sharper and more detailed. Its non-toxic nature means that it can be printed for food and medical applications if done so from a sterile and sanitized environment. 
However, PLA prints are prone to snapping and breaking under pressure, and become damaged and discolored from high temperatures and prolonged exposure to sunlight or water. 

Used for: Design prototypes, Plastic Cups, Medical Implants, Food containers.

Strength

Medium

Durability

Low

Printability

Very Easy

Pros

Cons

Recommended Settings

Print Temp

180°C -210°C
Cooling Fan on

Bed Temp

0°C – 45°C

Print Surface

No Heated Bed Required
No Enclosure Required

Example Prints

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Filament Brand

FilaPrint

Filament Colour

Black

Filament Diameter

2.85mm

Filament Weight

1Kg

RAL Colour Reference

9017

Filament Weight

1Kg

1 review for 3D FilaPrint Black Premium PLA 2.85mm 3D Printer Filament

  1. 5 out of 5

    Mike

    This version of FilaPrint’s black PLA is the best I have used to date. I am able to print at 60-80mm/s on an unmodified K8200 printer with heated bed using 4:1 water/PVA base with no warping on 150mm square parts. Layer heights from 100nm to 3000nm are easily achieved with my preference at 200nm with a 250nm first layer. Levelling is critical, as is initial extruder height. Printing temperature is ideal at 210 degrees, with excellent interlayer adhesion; lower temperatures (190) can produce weakness and first layer problems with low adhesion. Retraction is set at 2mm, giving clean models with little or no stringing. I am using the stock hot end (0.5mm) and partial fan cooling of the heat break and I have yet to experience any issues. Filament dimensions are good with about 3% variation, mostly oval, and I use a 5% excess extrusion setting for my printer. I can’t be bothered to keep changing the firmware setting for extrusion! I am about to try the white PLA and will comment when the project is completed. To date I have used several reels of the earlier Black and Silver PLA with varying results but latterly with no issues printing on Kapton tape with PVA mix base coat and similar settings but temperature of 195 degrees. I have reverted to the plain bed for the new PLA and a bed temperature of 50 degrees, although a cold bed works OK provided the PVA mix is dry. All my models are produced using SolidWorks and now sliced with Cura, although I am less happy with the finish when compared with Slic3r but the latter has problems with starting corners on infill with under-extrusion. Most of my models are engineering applications requiring precision and repeatability along with ease of assembly and adjustment. PLA suits well other than its low Tg temperature but its toughness and basic machinability suit me fine.


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