Ultimaker PLA Translucent 750g Spool - 2.85mm (3.0mm Compatible)

Ultimaker PLA Translucent 750g Spool - 2.85mm (3.0mm Compatible) (UM-1614)

3.00 stars, based on 1 reviews
Easy-to-Use, Remarkable Quality, & Good to Mother Earth Ultimaker PLA (polylactic acid) filament provides a no-hassle 3D printing experience thanks to its reliability and good surface quality. Our PLA is made from organic and renewable sources, and...
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'Translucent' at best

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If you have an idea that you will be able to print a crystal skull, window, costume jewelry or water sculpture with this filament, forget it. The nature of FDM/FFF printing creates a striated, layered surface on both the inside and outside walls, as well as cross-layering within the object. This layering scatters light from transparency to translucency.

Frustratingly, the initial test-blob squirted out by a printer creates a transparent blob. The filament is transparent, but you'll have to print walls one nozzle-width wide to make this happen.

That said, the finished models exhibit all the strength and detail properties that PLA is known for.

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