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“PLAyPHAb prints very well and is much less brittle and more resilient than our standard PLA.”
— Adam Day, Autodesk BUILD Space
3D Printlife's specially formulated PLAyPHAb™ PLA/PHA blend delivers an upgraded PLA that makes standard PLA much less brittle. It is 100% biodegradable like PLA, but is comparable to ABS in terms of its impact strength with greater pliability and elongation at break.
PLAyPHAb™ meets ASTM D6400 standards for biodegradability and maintains a dimensional accuracy better than +/- 0.03mm.
PLAyPHAb™ has greater UV and impact resistance than PLA, increased flexibility, excellent layer adhesion, produces a glossy finish, and once opened has a tremendous increase in shelf life compared to PLA.
“We switched to PLAyPHAb for its consistency, flow rate, and because its shelf life is 10 times greater than standard PLA."
— Trevor Williams - Yale University
PLAyPHAb™ is less stringy than PLA during print-head travel, and removing support structures is almost trivial and can easily be removed by hand. PLAyPHAb's added pliability makes it much easier to post process and it is even possible to drill holes in certain parts, which is a tremendous upgrade as drilling through PLA tends to cause parts to crack. Optimal print temp 210℃ - 250℃ with cooling fan, infill greater than 30%.
In addition a portion of the proceeds from every spool of PLAyPHAb™ will be donated to environmental charity plant a tree. One spool equals one tree, rejuvenating iconic forests in key locations throughout the United States.
Polylactic acid (PLA) / Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)
< +/- 0.03mm
Print Nozzle Temperature
210°C to 250°C
Print Bed Temperature
Heated Bed Not Required
Greater than 30%
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