What Type of 3D Printing Plastic is Right for Your 3D Printer?
Why PLA? PLA (short for polylactic acid) is a plastic made of renewable starches such as corn and sugarcane. It is biodegradable and does not emit a lot of ultra fines particles (UFCs). It produces a barely noticeable, but quite pleasant, sugary smell when extruding. Depending on the specifications and the color, extrusion temperature can