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Filament for FDM 3D Printers

PLA

Characteristics

PLA is a cost efficient, strong, thermoplastic, biodegradable and multi-color materials

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Prototype for mechanical hardware; artwork and various testing models with low cost and large size

Not Suitable

Products used in very high temperature application. Difficult for post-processing.

ABS

Characteristics

Cost effective, very sturdy and hard, engineering plastic, moderately superior to PLA.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Machine parts for industry use, able to withstand high stress and temperature. ​

Not Suitable

Any products require high precision and complex design. Difficult for post-processing.

PETG

Characteristics

PETG is clear material, which is more flexible and durable than PLA and easier to print than ABS.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Prototype for mechanical hardware; artwork and various testing models with low cost and large size​

Not Suitable

Though not brittle, PETG scratches more easily than ABS.Difficult for post-processing

Nylon

Characteristics

High performance on considering strength, flexibility, and durability.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

create tools, functional prototypes, or mechanical parts (like hinges, buckles, or gears) ​

Not Suitable

Any products require high precision and complex design. Difficult for post-processing.

marble PLA 3D Printing | Mech Solutions Ltd

Marble

Characteristics

Aesthectic and tactile appeal like marble, a mix of black powder with white PLA.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Ideal for parts who should bend, stretch, or compress (toys, phone cases etc)

Not Suitable

Products used in very high temperature application. Difficult for post-processing.

Metal Filled

Characteristics

Metal can be used to print for aesthetics and for function. It is mix of metal powder and PLA.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Metal can be usedc to print for aesthetics and for function.

Not Suitable

Are not ideal with too much stress. Difficult for post-processing.​

TPU (Flexible)

Characteristics

Rubber-like qualities, extremely flexible and durable, soft and stretchable.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Ideal for parts who should bend, stretch, or compress (toys, phone cases etc)

Not Suitable

Not friendly for support,not ideal for big project. Printing takes extra time.

Wood

Characteristics

Feel like wood, aesthetic and tactile appeal comes at the cost of reduced flexibility and strength.

Accuracy

0.05mm

Color

Cost

$$$$$

Suitable

Wood is for items which are appreciated less for functional capabilities, and more for appearance. ​

Not Suitable

Products used in very high temperature application. Difficult for post-processing.

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