An easy to print filament with improved mechanical properties
Note: BCN3D filament Tough PLA has been developed to ensure a perfect performance when all-metal hotends are used (optimized for high printing temperatures)
TOUGH PLA (Polylactic Acid) is engineered for its high impact and strength like an ABS and the stiffness of a PLA.
The material shows excellent results in layer adhesion and is the perfect match for tooling or manufacturing aids where a high impact is needed. Tough PLA is a easy to print material with a very good surface quality.
- High impact and stiffness
- Easy to print
- Excellent surface quality
- Alternative to ABS
You can buy Tough PLA in our shop: BCN3D Tough PLA
PLA compatibility with BCN3D printers/hotends:
|0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1||0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1||0.4 /0.8||0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1||0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1|
Supported material combinations:
|TPLA||PLA||TPLA||PVA||BVOH||ABS||PETG||TPU||PA||PP||PAHT CF15||PP GF30|
|✔ Supported ✗ Not supported Experimental|
Tough PLA printing configuration - 0.4 mm Nozzle:
Printing surface temperature
|Retraction speed||50 mm/s|
|Retraction distance||5 mm|
|Minimum layer height||0.15-0.4|
Note: BCN3D lab develops specific configurations for each printer and material. Be sure that you are using the latest BCN3D Stratos version.
Plastic absorbs humidity from the air. For long periods of time without printing, it is recommended to keep Tough PLA in a box or an airtight container with desiccant so they remain dry. The Smart Cabinet is your best friend when it comes to filament stocking. It maintains a suitable temperature and humidity conditions to ensure the best performance.
Tough PLA emits nearly no dangerous particles and fumes when it is being printed. We recommend you to print in a well-ventilated area to ensure a healthy environment.
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