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How to print with PLA Black Filament

by Daniel McRoberts 22 February, 2016 2 Comments

How to print with PLA Black
This page is relevant to customers who have purchased BlueprintedPLA Black Filament

PLA BLACK Specifications

Recommended extrude temperature for most printers 198C
- Bowden Drives should extruder at 195C. Too hot are you may experience oozing

Recommended heat bed temperature: 70C. PLA Black WILL print find with no heated bed, just be sure to treat the surface and to ensure it's perfectly flat before printing.

Our black will shimmer once printed. You can achieve a matte finish by using ultra fine grade sand paper. For detailed objects, we recommend using steel wool and a moist cloth.

PLA BLACK Quality Control

  • Should not be too be brittle - It should take several full bends in order to snap. 
  • Should be within 0.05+- tolerance. 
  • Should have excellent adhesion and 
  • Extrudes free of bubbling or oozing

If you feel that our filament hasn't achieved our quality control out of the box, please contact us and we will arrange a refund.




Please note the below is for references purposes, every printer is different and should be adjusted until excellent results are achieved.

Please comment any questions or suggestions for this page below!

Daniel McRoberts
Daniel McRoberts

2 Responses

PLA 3d Printer
PLA 3d Printer

31 May, 2016

Part accuracy as well as powerfulness

hatchbox Filament
hatchbox Filament

20 April, 2016

Thanks for the detailed information.

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