Back-to-basics White PLA

4043D PLA Filament

$29.99 USD

No sparkles or fancy finishes here, just premium Natureworks Ingeo 4043D PLA with high quality white pigment. Master-batched and extruded in house to be your go-to basic PLA filament for a premium experience. Spooled onto cardboard spools to minimize environmental impact and maximize value. Many filaments are wound onto wasteful plastic spools because it's cheap and easy, but cardboard is sturdy enough for single use, saves shipping weight, and is easily recycled when done! Protopasta filament is first dried, then extruded without moisture using air cooling for exceptional quality. Minimal waste, no water use, and no additives because less is more when meeting basic needs.

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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.


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

Quality, reliability, and value...

Print like standard PLA and enjoy standard discounts for loyalty and bulk purchases. For printing help, consider our getting started guide. For the latest news and discounts, subscribe to our email newsletter. 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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Ranen K.
United States United States

Proto pasta is amazing fast shipping, great communication, and high quality. I absolutely love the back to basics white filament, but I'm sure all of the HTPLA are good amazing as well.

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Sam P.
United States United States
Good Stuff

This white prints well, using it for lithopanes and the results are very consistent

Joshua S.
United States United States
Cardboard spool are where it's at

The pla prints well, and the cardboard spool makes me feel better about my plastic pollution hobby

David P.
United States United States
Great color, just the right properties, PLA goodness

This stuff printed awesome! I dialed down my temps a bit, and it printed some difficult overhangs quite well. I've had other "pure PLA" filaments fail on the same area. I'll be ordering more, and if it continues to be this reliable, it will be my go-to basic material. The white color is bright and pure. Nailed it. I've been looking for a way to get away from plastic spools. Master spools are cool and all, but I haven't found very good filament to go on them. Protopasta's cardboard spools are incredible. They work great, hold up for a long time in my 'bin o' spools', and are easily recycled. Buy this stuff for a reliable basic PLA on a spool you can recycle, like actually recycle!

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Henry S.
United States United States
Very Poor Filament

I have had no problems with any PLA filament until this one. I found it impossible to get it to adhere to a perfectly leveled heated glass bed. I had problems with severe warping.

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