Supporting is what it does!

PVA is the perfect choice as supporting material for various plastics such as PLA and ABS.
This filament, based on polyvinyl alcohol, has the unique quality of being biodegradable when dissolved in water. PVA bonds extremely well to plastics and prints very easily. These characteristics ensure that this is an excellent supporting material for for dual extruder 3D printing. For applications other than supporting material, PVA is also available in various colours and has a high tensile strength.  
  • Excellent bonding to filaments such as PLA and ABS
  • Biodegradable when dissolved in water
  • Easy to print at low temperature
  • Limited smell

Available colors for PVA

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Properties of PVA

Size ø tolerance Roundness
1.75mm ± 0,05mm ≥ 95%
2.85mm ± 0,10mm ≥ 95%
Description Test Method Typical Value
Specific Gravity ASTM D1505 1,22 g/cc
MFR 220°C - 2,3 gr/10 min
E-Modulus ASTM D1505 3500 Mpa
Impact strength – Charpy method 23°C ISO 179 1,7 kJ/m²
Description Test Method Typical Value
Printing temperature ICE Filaments 1,7 kJ/m²
Melting temperature - 163°C
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 60,2°C

Additional information and FAQ’s on PVA

PVA related use cases

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