At this very beginning of 2015, Reprapper’s filament has a new member – Copper PLA.

This newly developed product is a PLA-based filament added with copper. With metal – copper added, the filament’s heat conductivity of filament is great. Therefore, copper PLA solidifies quickly, which is good for printing overhanging parts (possible to print without supporting material). Another strength about copper PLA is that since its hardening speed is relatedly faster, it’s not easy to cause clogs in printer head. Models printed with copper PLA has the shining color and texture of copper.

Here are some models printed with Copper PLA:

 

This special filament, 250g spool & 1kg spool, is now available for order.