Dual color drill concept model printed with Ultimaker PLA

Ultimaker PLA

Ultimaker PLA (polylactic acid) is highly versatile, easy to print, and available in 11 colors. It prints reliably with high dimensional accuracy and a quality surface finish. This makes it an ideal material for a range of applications – from detailed prototypes to simple manufacturing jigs and gauges.

Reasons to choose Ultimaker PLA


We extensively test our PLA material for hassle-free 3D printing.

  • Easy to print at high print speeds

  • Achieve excellent tensile stiffness and detailed surface quality

  • Dual extrude in two colors, or with PVA or Breakaway

  • Ideal for investment casting to create metal parts

Learn how to print with Ultimaker PLA
Checking the form and fit of concept drill model printed from Ultimaker PLA

Example prints using Ultimaker PLA

  • Ultimaker PLA material complex concept model luxury yacht

    Precise model visualization

    Ultimaker PLA’s versatility makes it the go-to material for a range of applications, including prototyping and concept visualization. Create detailed two-color prints, or combine with Ultimaker PVA for complex geometric features and complete design freedom.

  • First floor of a house architecture model printed in Ultimaker PLA

    Detailed concept models

    Ultimaker PLA helps architects quickly build affordable, high-resolution models with sharp surface details for client presentations.

  • Ultimaker PLA airplane door hinge made using generative design and optimized for investment casting

    Low melting temperature

    With Ultimaker PLA, you can create detailed metal or ceramic parts with perfect accuracy. The plastic’s low melting point means it is ideal for investment casting and for mold inserts.