3D Printing PLA

3D Printing Comparison PLA, ABS and PET

We asked an expert to compare PLA, ABS and PET in terms of 3D printing.

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We compared following criteria:

  • Price
  • Availability
  • Extrusion
  • Energy consumption
  • Printing Speed
  • Does all material Cool Down at same speed
  • Printer compatibility
  • Possibility to recycle
  • Fumes during printing.
  • Food contact Material
  • Fossil vs BIOBASED
  • Recycled Content
  • Technical performances
  • Esthetic performances

Expert Advise

I had the chance to interview Nicolas Usuwiel from Unic-3D Printing. Nicolas has one of the only 3D printing shops in Belgium and is probably one of the most “3D printing” savvy person in Brussels and Belgium at this point-in-time. Visit his website on https://unic-3d.com/en/


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