Filament Comparison Guide

Just getting started with 3D printing? Not sure what filament to spring for? Not to be afraid! We'll discuss all the differences in the materials that Fulament offers. 

PLA vs PETG

  PLA PETG
Nozzle Temperatures 195-220° Celsius
220-245° Celsius 
Bed Temperature 50-70° Celsius  70-90° Celsius  
Ease of Printing 
Outdoor Use
Tensile Strength
Impact Resistance 
Stiffness
Temperature Resistance
Post Processing 
Least Stringing
Bridging Performance
Recyclable 
Biodegradable

 

PLA Comparison 

  Standard Matte Silk
Print Temperature 200-230 200-230 200-220
Print Finish Glossy Matte Super Glossy
Printability 
Tensile Strength  2nd 1st 3rd
Impact Strength 2nd 1st 3rd
Painting 2nd 1st 3rd

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