PLA-X³
Sep 01

PLA-X³

 PLA-X³ is our industrial high performance PLA which features extreme performance on speed¹, mechanical properties² and high heat environments³. PLA-X³ is perfect for printing speeds of > 120mm/s, allowing you to be more efficient in the same time. Users who use a lot of ABS now have a bio-based alternative material with all the advantages of ABS and none of the disadvantages like shrinking and delamination.

Due to the composition of PLA-X³ the material is already highly crystalline after printing, which increases the stiffness of the material at higher temperatures. When you combine this with annealing the PLA-X³ the material reaches an HDT of 95°C+. Compared to other high temp. resistant PLA types PLA-X³ has the USP of negligible small shrinkage after annealing (the dimensional accuracy is superb).

PLA-X³ has been specifically engineered for industrial applications where you want an easy to print filament with high mechanical properties. Objects that are printed with PLA-X³ will have a semi matte finish which not only looks great but helps concealing layer lines.

PLA-X³ features:

  • Prints like PLA, performs like ABS
  • Engineered for fast printing (> 120mm/s)
  • ABS matching mechanical properties
  • Great heat resistance at higher temperatures
  • HDT after annealing 95°C+
  • Semi matte finish after printing
  • Negligible shrinkage after annealing
Sizeø toleranceRoundness
1,75mmø 0,05mm95%
2,85mmø 0,10mm95%
DescriptionTestmethodTypical value
Specific gravityISO 11831,27g/cc
MFR 210°C / 2,16 kgISO 11336 g/10 min*
Tensile strengthISO 527 40 Mpa
Strain at breakISO 527 47%
Tensile modulusISO 527
4000 Mpa
Impact strength – Charpy notched 23°CISO 17923 kJ/m²
DescriptionTestmethodTypical value
printing temp.DF230±10°C
melting temp.-205±15°C
Heat deflection temp. (B) (after annealing)ISO 7595°C+

Colours:

PLA-X³ is available from stock in 6 colours
For non stock colours a minimum of  40kg ± 10% is required.

na1
bk1
rd1
gy1
bu2
gyb

Packaging:

PLA-X³ is available in nearly any type of  packaging and labelling. Ask our team to help you customizing your product.

Additional info:

PLA-X³ can be printed without a heated bed. If you have a heated bed the recommended temperature is ± 50-60˚C.
PLA-X³ adheres to any print service though we always recommend some adhesive or a print sticker.
PLA-X³ can be used on most common desktop FDM or FFF technology 3D printers.

Storage:

Cool and dry (15-25˚C) and away from UV light. This enhances the shelf life significantly.

* Viscosity is lower (higher MFI) at a higher printing temperature (240°C ±10°C), which increases the printing speed capabilities.