PLA Filament

PLA (polylactic acid) is a widely available bio-degradable type of plastic. Its high strength and low cost make it ideal for 3D printing and is a great choice when starting out with a new 3D printer due to finished printed objects not warping as much as other materials such as ABS.

Advantages of PLA Filament


Completed PLA Model

Red PLA Plastic Filament

Printers that use PLA

Here is an auto-generated list of printers that are compatible with this material. Check with the printer manufacturer for full compatibility before purchase.