PLA is a great material for early concept models because it is easy to use, office-friendly, and works great with breakaway supports which print faster and can be removed faster than dissolvable supports. PLA is a corn-based plastic and is considered biodegradable under industrial processes.
|Heat Deflection (ASTM 648, 66 psi)
|Flexural Modulus (ASTM D790, 15 mm/min)
|Tensile Strength at yield (ASTM D638, 50 mm/min)
|Tensile Modulus (ASTM D638, 50 mm/min)
|Strain at Yield - Elongation (%)
|Notched Impact Strength (ASTM D256)