PLA is Shop3D's recommended choice for all 3D Printing for Schools/Libraries/Homes. It is easy to print, does not have offensive odours and the colours are nice and vibrant.
Every material has different properties. Our comparison helps you select the best one for your application.
Fast, safe and reliable printing
PLA is ideal for the fast and reliable printing of parts and prototypes with a great surface quality.PLA plastic in spools that contain 0.75kg. 2.85mm diameter and approximately 90m long.
Ultimaker's PLA is really easy to print with, it’s reliable, gives good surface quality and it’s made from renewable sources, so it’s biodegradable too. It also works perfectly with Cura material profiles.
Ultimaker has spent thousands of hours developing Cura profiles to suit our materials, so you can reliably print with optimized print quality. It means that when you’re ready to go, all you need to do is click print – and everything works seamlessly.
For best results with Engineering filaments, consider the Advanced 3D Printing Kit for added reliability.
3D Printing with ABS does release harmful odours. ABS should not be used in a classroom environment without an enclosure and filtration. ABS printing should be conducted in a well-ventilated...
For best results with Engineering filaments, consider the Advanced 3D Printing Kit for added reliability. Ultimaker CPE Filament Ultimaker CPE (co-polyester) material is an ideal choice for 3D printing functional prototypes and mechanical...
Ultimaker Breakaway Material Ultimaker Breakaway is a support material for multi-extrusion 3D printing. Breakaway support is quick to remove and does not need further post-processing for a smooth finish on...
PVA absorbs moisture from the environment extremely quickly. Be sure to store your PVA in a sealed zipper bag (free with Shop3D) with fresh silica desiccants for best storage practice...