Magnetic Iron PLA by Proto-pasta
This iron-bearing premium 3D printing filament is attractive to magnetic fields. The finely ground iron particles also add a distinctive heft to 3D printed objects. On average they will weigh 50% more than a comparable item printed in PLA.Product Alert (2)
- Compatibility Alert:
Due to the blended metal powder found in this filament, we strongly recommend using a LulzBot Tool Head with a .5mm nozzle for optimal 3D printing performance.
- Prolonged use:
While our internal testing with the LulzBot Hexagon Hot End has not encountered measurable wear on the tool head, pay attention for any print quality changes.
Objects 3D printed with Magnetic Iron PLA filament can be post-processed to accelerate the iron oxidation process. Printed items may be submerged for 2-3 days for an aged and rusted appearance, or rusted more quickly by applying a special solution made with vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, and salt. See the Links section for directions on how to make this solution.
Highlight details by polishing raised surfaces on the 3D printed object. Suggested uses for Magnetic Iron PLA range from sculptures and busts to architectural details and models.
- Parts & Specifications
Filament Diameter: 2.85 mm (0.11 inches)
Amount of Filament: 500 g (1.1 lbs)
Average Length of Filament: 48 m
Filament color may vary
Special Tool Head Requirements: LulzBot Hexagon Hot End with 0.50mm nozzle recommended
Hot End Temperature Range: 230°C
Print Surface: PEI film recommended
Print Surface Temperature: 60°C
Magnetic Iron PLA filament ships vacuum sealed and mounted on a reel.
- Resources & Documentation
Find the most up-to-date print profiles, including hot end and print bed temperatures, by selecting your Free Software program of choice:
3D Model Attribution
LULZBOT_keychain by Aleph Objects, Inc is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.