1.75 mm Laser marking PLA filament, Light grey

ColorFabb

A special PLA with a laser-sensitive additive optimized to work within a 980-1064 nm wavelength. Tested successfully with a Nd:YAG and fiberlasers. Laser marking PLA will not work with CO2 lasers. A proper laser is required to use this filament.

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Sample (4 meters) €2,00
10 meters €5,80
15 meters €7,30
30 meters on spool €14,80
45 meters on spool €20,30
60 meters on spool €27,30
Spool 750 g €49,95

PLA filament in light grey.

Features

  • Laser-sensitive
  • Easy to print
  • Exceptional layer-to-layer adhesion
  • No warping
  • Fine details
  • Optimized for Nd:YAG laser and fiberlasers (not working with CO2 laser)
  • Heated bed not required

Tech specifications

Nominal diameter 1.75 mm
Warp low
Flexibility low
Break resistance low
Printing temperature 195-220 °C
Glass transition temperature 55 °C

Tips&Tricks

Laser marking PLA features all the benefits you already know from a regular PLA. If you have the heated bed, not strictly necessary, set it at 50-60 °C. Bed covering: tape or glue. Cooling fan: 100%. The suggested 3D print speed is around 40-80 mm/s.

TIP!
Laser marking has various advantageous over conventional marking technologies:
• markings are permanent
• markings are waterproof, wear and heat resistant, lightfast and resistant to chemicals
• flexibility in marking design
• no pre or post-treatment required.

Applications
Mementos and souvenirs, bar codes and QR codes, customization of limited series items.

 

Due to all the different types of hot-end it's extremely difficult to give a temperature advice. Please consider these tips, provided by the manufacturer, as a starting point to find the temperatures that work well in your setup. You may have to adjust the temperature settings slightly based on your type of printer.


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