Recreus PLA LW Natural

Lightweight, low-density PLA filament


($57.77 / kg, All prices excl. VAT. - Excludes delivery costs)

Model type : 1.75mm / 750g

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Features & Advantages

  • 50% lighter than normal PLA
  • Ideal for model airplanes & cosplay
  • Active foam technology
  • Robust and elastic
  • Matt finish

Item no.: REC-PLALWNATURAL175750, Content: 750 g, EAN: 8435424803586

Product information & technical details

Item no.: REC-PLALWNATURAL175750
Manufacturer No.: [PLALWNATURAL175750]
Manufacturers: Recreus
Content: 750 g
Diameter: 1,75 mm
Product types: PLA Filaments
Filament colour: Natural
Net weight: 750 g, 3000 g
Recommended processing temperature: 240 - 260 °C
Recommended heating temperature: 40 - 60 ° C


Recreus PLA-LW (Light-Weight) is a PLA filament that can be used to create light and strong models with low density.

Thanks to its active foam technology, the extruder throughput is reduced by 50% - 60% per piece with the same line thickness, because of this the weight of the model is reduced. The foam effect also creates a more uniform finish with fluid layer transitions.

Due to the reduced material flow, two to three times as much can be printed as with conventional PLA.

Application - Model Airplanes

Since the material foams at high temperatures, the overall weight of the model is reduced and so is the wing load, which improves flight characteristics. Thanks to its lower weight, the material is also suitable for cosplay applications.

Because of the foaming effect, the filament can leave some stringing but these can be easily removed and sanded down.

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