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what is the difference between ABS and PLA Filament ?

Discussion in 'Printing Filament' started by smith59, Sep 3, 2017.

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  1. smith59

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    hi
    I'm beginning to 3d print and i have a question: what is the difference between ABS and PLA Filament ?
    thanks :D
     
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    http://taulman3d.com/how-to-choose.html

    Like asking what is different between iron and copper.
    They are totally different materials (both plastic) and behave in totally different ways.
    How you print them is obviously different too.
     
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    Thank you for this detailed explanation :D
     
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