Blue Opaque HTPLA

Opaque PLA Filament

$3.50 USD

Not your everyday PLA, HTPLA v3 offers the ease of PLA printing with such exceptional quality, compatibility, reliability, durability, performance, and finish that you'll want to use it every day!  Protopasta's Premium HTPLA v3 is our own exclusive, unique formulation based on extensive in-house testing and our industry-leading experience working with heat treatable PLA. HTPLA v3 prints like standard PLA, but can be heat treated for much higher temperature stability than standard PLA.  HTPLA v3 offers exceptional performance and finish for your functional prototypes and final part production.

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We provide a number of domestic shipping options within the United States via UPS, including free shipping on orders of $50 or more. We also provide international shipping via DHL Express.

Returns

At ProtoPlant's discretion, returns and replacements will be accepted within 90 days of purchase.  Please check the material label before opening your product.  Only sealed product can be returned. Shipping of items for exchange or refund is paid by the customer. More information about returns and replacements can be found in our terms and conditions

HTPLA V3 is 3D Printing evolved

Stronger & more durable for beautiful, functional prints with engineering-grade performance!

We've become HTPLA ninjas over the last 3 years and this formula is da bomb. Seriously, we created and tested many blends (including those from large, respected material manufactures) before selecting this formula for more durability without sacrificing HTPLA's exceptional stiffness, strength, and layer adhesion.

Leading Performance

Proto Pasta HTPLA V3 is designed for more consistent flow with less tendency towards clogging compared to Everyday PLA. It also has less moisture uptake compared to HTPLA v2 allowing higher temperature printing (up to 250C or more) for further improved layer adhesion and part strength! HTPLA v3 even outperforms HTPLA-CF based on HTPLA v2 by exhibiting as little as 0.5% shrinkage in x/y and negligible change in z during heat treating of 100% infill parts.

Exceptional Quality

Less lost time and material with less failed prints. Poor diameter, wet, and brittle filament can reduce reliability. That's why we implement dynamic diameter feedback, introduce no moisture during extrusion, and improved durability for HTPLA v3.

Competitive Cost

We're next leveling the business with more space, more extruders, and more productivity to reach a new economy of scale. We're sharing that advancement with you by bringing you more product for less.

Less Waste

HTPLA, like standard PLA, has a more eco-friendly, bio-renewable origin with less out-gassing and nano-particle emissions than most plastics, but then many companies spool PLA onto petroleum based, non-recyclable reels creating unnecessary plastic waste! Next, they add additional wasteful packaging like multiple boxes. Finally, they often out-source materials from far away at additional cost to the environment. We're controlling our carbon footprint and minimizing environmental impact by sourcing local materials, adding nothing unnecessary, and minimizing packaging waste. We lead the industry with locally-made, 100% recyclable cardboard spools that are both lightweight to ship and locally recyclable.

Made By Makers

Best of all, Proto-pasta is made by engineering professionals at Protoplant who are passionate about making things and improving our world - just like you! When you purchase Proto-pasta, you can feel good about supporting small business, future innovation, the environment, and hard working folks that love 3D Printing, technology, and tinkering as much as you do!

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SD
06/16/2020
Sean D.
United States United States
Prints easy and looks great

I've had alot of problems printing with inland and other cheap filaments, started using HTPLA and I use it for anything I can now

TK
05/06/2020
Tony K.
United States United States
My first experience

The recommendations provided, to print at 200C on the hotend and 60C on the bed were spot on for my Ender 5 Pro. The issues with my print were all user error. The filament is EXCELLENT and I look forward to getting another roll soon. It just printed wonderfully and the details is astonishing.

DJ
05/17/2018
David J.
United States United States
Great stuff, beautiful color

Prints nicely and has that HTPLA thermal resistance. The color makes for extra-respectable looking prototypes. Highly recommended

DJ
05/17/2018
David J.
United States
Great stuff; beautiful color

Prints nicely and has that HTPLA thermal resistance. The color makes for extra-respectable looking prototypes. Highly recommended

WR
12/04/2017
Will R.
United States
Best filament ever!

Four thumbs up, easy to use and great looking parts!

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