Here are the 4 M
ost common materials used for 3D printing
PLA is also known as polylactic acid or polylactide.
Its a kind of thermoplastic material made from renewable resources
ABS is also known as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene.
It is also a kind of thermoplastic having high impact and heat resistant.
Its a replacement for ABS filament since it is easy to 3D print.
Having good UV & impact resistance and it has a slightly softer surface
Polyvinyl alcohol is soluble in water, this is used mostly as soluble support material.
Nylon is a kind of synthetic polymers. It is also tough and durable material.
These filaments are composition of PLA and wood fiber. It comes with different variety of wood and quality.
High impact polystyrene is a composition of polybutadiene rubber and polystyrene plastic.
It is tough and flexible.
Also know as thermoplastic polyurethane, its kind of rubber like material highly flexible and elastic.
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