PLA (polylactic acid) Filament properties

PLA is the most commonly used 3D printing material, It is a Degradable material, PLA comes in the category of Thermoplastics polymer. its chemical formula is (C3H4O2)n, The monomer is typically made from fermented plant starch such as corn, cassava, sugarcane, or sugar pulp.

PLA physical properties

printing temperature 190 – 210 °C
Density1.250 g·cm−3
Heat Distortion56 °C
Tensile strength 65Mpa
Elongation at break8%
Flexural Strength97Mpa
Flexural Modulus3600MPA
Izod Impact4 KJ·m−3
Melting Temperature170°C
Crystallization temperature100°C
This is printed using PLA material