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APLA Daffodil Yellow 1.75mm 1Kg 3D Printer filament

APLA Daffodil Yellow 1.75mm 1Kg 3D Printer filament

Product Code: 3DF-APLA-YEL-1.75-1kg
  • Filament Brand: 3D-Fuel
  • Filament Type: PLA
  • Filament Colour: Yellow
  • Filament Diameter: 1.75mm
  • Filament Weight: 1Kg
Our Advanced PLA is the first 3D Filament ever made from Ingeo™ plastic which has been engineered and designed with 3D Printing in mind.
£42.00 Inc Vat
£35.00 Exc Vat

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    3D-Fuel Advanced PLA is the first 3D Filament ever made from plastic that was engineered and designed with 3D Printing in mind. All others before have been made from plastic designed for injection molding and do not have the advanced characteristics for 3D Printing. It actually outperforms standard PLA and even ABS!

    Ingeo Resin used in the manufacture of APLA by 3D-Fuel

    Quality: All 3D-Fuel 3D printer filament is manufactured in our own production facility located in Fargo, North Dakota or in Moville, Ireland (depending on customer location). We have complete control over the manufacturing process and are able to ensure consistent quality for every spool. Learn more about 3D-Fuel filament quality.

    Diameter Tolerance: Variable diameter can cause big problems in your 3D printer. We use a multi-axis laser measurement system to control our filament diameter and ovality in real time during production. Every spool has the diameter and ovality measurements listed right on the box.

    Packing Information: A full 1kg (2.2lbs) of Daffodil Yellow Advanced PLA plastic filament arrives on an easy-to-use plastic reel and is vacuum sealed with a desiccant packet to keep out any moisture.

    Test Printing: The 3D-Fuel test lab features multiple brands of 3D printers including MakerBot, LulzBot, FlashForge, and more. We 3D print what we manufacture to ensure that our filament provides the absolute best quality possible.

    Higher Heat Resistance than ABS

    Advanced PLA (APLA) has higher heat resistance than ABS once it has gone through a simple annealing process. All you need is an oven or toaster oven!

    Extremely Easy to 3D Print

    No warping, low/no odour, no heated bed necessary! If your 3D printer can print in standard PLA your mind will be blown with how easy it is to print with APLA.

    Designed Specifically for 3D Printing

    Standard PLA is nice to print with, Advanced PLA is amazing to print with! APLA is the first 3D filament ever made from plastic that has been engineered and designed specifically with 3D printing in mind.



    Better Than PLA and ABS

    Mechanically and Thermally

    What do these terms mean?

    • Heat Deflection Temperature: measure of a polymer’s ability to bear a given load at elevated temperatures; the temperature at which it deforms.
    • Flexural Modulus: pressure required to start the bending; stiffness; the tendency of the material to bend.
    • Flexural Strength: pressure required before a certain degree of deformation; degree of deformation at which the test fails.
    • Tensile Yield Strength: maximum stress before breaking when being stretched from both ends.

    Technical Info

    3D-Fuel Advanced PLA filament is being produced from high heat grade PLA, developed specifically for the manufacturing of 3D printer filament.

    High heat grade resin exhibits improved heat resistance and has faster crystalisation rates.

    When using 3D-Fuel filament made from this resin you can expect:

    • Low odour
    • Higher print detail/resolution
    • Excellent first layer adhesion
    • Improved adhesion between layers
    • Reduced warping, curling, and failed prints

    Printing Information

    It is essential to ensure filaments are dry prior to printing. Our filament will run best at an extrusion temperature of 190-230C. It is recommended to use high water content hair spray (as opposed to high ethyl alcohol content) or painter’s tape on the build plate to ensure the first layer of the print sticks to the plate. PrintBite (with a heated bed), LokBuild™, 3DXMaxx and direct printing on acrylic can also produce good results.

    For more stability and a higher quality print:

    • Reduce the speed of the extruder to 30-60mm/second
    • Increase infill to 30%
    • Reduce layer height to 0.10mm
    • For prints with curvatures, it is recommended to turn on rafts and supports in your settings.
    • Print in an area with good airflow and/or and active cooling fan that directs airflow directly on the print.
    • Clean the base plate after each day of printing.
    • Clean the nozzle after every use for best performance.

    Annealing (Heat Treating) Information

    To get the maximum strength out of your 3D printed part, we recommend a post- annealing procedure that could be done in your oven at a range of 176-266F (80- 130C) to promote increased crystallization and further improve the heat deflection temperature.

    For best results:

    1. Preheat the oven or toaster oven.
    2. Place print on room temperature baking sheet.
    3. Place baking sheet into oven/toaster oven.
    4. Wait 30-60 minutes for annealing to complete
      1. You may see the print take on a milky/matte/opaque color transformation.
    5. Turn the oven off.
    6. Wait for oven to cool before removing print.

    Shrinkage and/or warping may occur. The degree of shrinkage/warping depends heavily on the part geometry.