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1.75 mm Carbon Fiber PLA filament, Black

Proto-pasta

Carbon Fiber Reinforced PLA is an incredibly durable filament that resists bending and delivers a rock-solid feel. This popular and exotic material's appearance is black matte, but - due to the embedded carbon particles - it really shimmers!

Buy - Prices VAT included
Sample (4 meters) €4,50
10 meters €10,80
15 meters €14,80
30 meters on spool €27,80
Spool 500 g €50,00

PLA filament with 15% chopped carbon fibers, black color.

This filament is abrasive due to carbon fibers. Prolonged use may result in accelerated nozzle wear.
Try a wear resistant nozzle for increased service intervals.

Features

  • Easy to print
  • Fabulous structural strength
  • Excellent layer adhesion
  • Durable
  • No heated bed required
  • Usable on most PLA-compatible printers 

Tech specifications

Nominal diameter 1.75 mm
Warp very low
Flexibility no
Break resistance n.a.
Printing temperature 190-210 °C
Temperature resistance ~ 54 °C

Tips&Tricks

Printing with ProtoPasta Carbon Fiber PLA is very similar to printing in standard PLA - it does not require a heated bed. Carbon Fiber Reinforced PLA is moisture sensitive, so stored it with dessicant. The filament is quite brittle, so it should be handled with care when feeding/loading through your printer.

Applications
This filament is perfect for printing items that do not bend, such as: frames, supports, propellers, and tools (drone builders and RC Hobbyists love this stuff).

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.


Datasheet