Carbon Fiber Composite HTPLA is a combination of milled carbon fibers and high-performance PLA. Resulting 3D printed prototypes and end-use parts are characterized by exceptional stability of form

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Carbon Fiber HTPLA

Carbon Fiber Composite HTPLA is a combination of milled carbon fibers and high-performance PLA. Resulting 3D printed prototypes and end-use parts are characterized by exceptional stability of form


Material Properties:

  • Base material: Heat treatable PLA w/ high temp resistance

  • Characteristics: Low hoder, non-toxic, renewably sourced

  • Additives: 10% by height high-purity, milled carbon fiber

  • Density: Approx. 1.3 g/cc


Surface Quality

++++

Strength

++++

Ease of Use

++++

Settings

Speed

(mm/sec)

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20-40

Fan

(%)

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20-40

ExtruderTemp

(Deg C)

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205°C-230°C

Bed Temp

(Deg C)

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0-60°C

Retraction

(mm)

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0.75

Additional Recommendations

Stronger than standard CF PLA and can handle higher temperatures.
Similar print settings to CF PLA.
Printing at a low speed is recommended.

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