1.75 mm Stainless Steel PLA filament, Grey

Proto-pasta

This Steel PLA is a dense material that prints as easily as standard PLA but results in heavy cast metal looking prints. You can brush or polish your prints for amazing results. Perfect for jewelry, costumes, props, figurines, robots, and more.

Buy - Prices VAT included
Sample (4 meters) €6,00
10 meters €14,60
15 meters €20,80
30 meters on spool €31,50
Spool 500 g €60,00

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Composite metal PLA filament in grey.

STAINLESS STEEL IS ABRASIVE.
For experienced user.

This filament is more abrasive than standard PLA. Prolonged use may result in accelerated nozzle wear.
Try a wear resistant and/or larger diameter nozzle for increased service intervals. 

Features

  • Usable on most PLA compatible printers
  • Shiny effect after finishing
  • No heated bed required
  • Prints like plastic, polishes like metal! 

Tech specifications

Nominal diameter 1.75 mm
Warp n.a.
Flexibility n.a.
Break resistance n.a.
Printing temperature 210-230 °C
Temperature resistance n.a.

Tips&Tricks

Processing is comparable to standard PLA, maybe you need to adjust first layer settings. No heated bed required. Process may be less consistent on smaller nozzles and/or bowden type machines. Good results were achieved when printing with direct-drive systems and 0.6mm or 0.4mm nozzles.

TIP!
In filament form, Stainless Steel PLA is slightly more brittle than standard PLA, and requires extra care when handling.

TIP!
To make your object shining, you can brush, sand, or polish the surface to achieve amazing results.

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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