AluminumFill PLA is a mix of standard PLA with aluminum powder.

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AluminumFIll PLA

AluminumFill PLA is a mix of standard PLA with aluminum powder. The surface finish has a nice satin aluminum sheen and its easy to print with. 


No heated bed is necessary and it can be printed on cold acrylic. The final print does not require any post processing however it can be sanded and polished to achieve more shine.

Surface Quality

++++

Strength

++++

Ease of Use

++++

Settings

Speed

(mm/sec)

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35-55

Fan

(%)

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35-55

ExtruderTemp

(Deg C)

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190°C-210°C

Bed Temp

(Deg C)

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0-60°C

Retraction

(mm)

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0.75

Additional Recommendations

Sticks too well to acrylic beds.
Use of hair spray or glue stick is recommended on building plate.
Not very strong but has a nice satin finish.
Finish is anisotropic so printing direction can change the sheen.

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