3D-Fuel specializes in PLA Filament. So much so that we have three different types of PLA that we offer. This can sometimes cause users to ask "Which PLA to I need for my printer?" And the answer is, of course, "It depends."
Our Standard PLA, or Polylactic Acid, is among the most popular 3D printing materials in the world because it is easy to print and strong. This is what most people are referring to when they say "PLA."
Pro PLA has higher impact strength than ABS and Standard PLA with a heat resistance rivaling that of ABS! It is also slightly more flexible than Workday PLA.
The chart below provides more information about the differences in these three excellent filaments so you can choose what is best for your job. They all work in most FDM printers that uses one of the two standard sizes of filament.
|Standard PLA||Workday PLA||Pro PLA|
|Material Characteristics||Basic Material||High Temp Resistance||High Temp Resistance + Impact Toughness|
|Price for 1kg Spool||$24.99||$29.99||$31.99|
|High Temp Resistance||X||X|
|High Impact Toughness||X|
|Genuine NatureWorks Ingeo Resin Grade||4043d||3D850||3D870|
|Available in 1kg Spools||X||X||X|
|Available in 4kg Spools||X||X||X|
|Hot End Temperature||180-210C||210-230C||220-240C|
|Heated Bed Required?||No||No||No|
|Heated Bed Temperature||50-60C||50-60C||60-80C|
|Shop Standard PLA||Shop Workday PLA||Shop Pro PLA|