Metallic PLA 3D Printer Filament 1.75mm 1 kg 2.2 lbs

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ZYLtech Metallic PLA is an affordable PLA filament formulated to highlight the best attributes of the material: quality, reliability and ease to print. ZYLtech PLA comes in a wide choice of shiny beautiful colors with metallic luster.
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Our Metallic series PLA offers some very interesting transitions that embellish your prints and some shiny luster that polishes your print parts! Our metallic PLA leaves the print parts with a beautiful shimmer and metallic luster.


ZYLtech filament is all about reliability. When you need a stronger and more durable functional part, you need to know you are printing with a material you can trust and depend on. ZYLtech’s NO. 1 goal is to provide you with the most reliable and the strongest 3D printer filament at the best price possible.  

Quality Control

ZYLtech PLA 3D printer filament is meticulously tested for quality and consistency. We use top quality US based raw materials and additives for reliable results time after time. Our 1.75mm PLA filament tolerances of ±.05mm make for steady feed rates and reliable extrusion on both Bowden and Direct Drive setups!   


ZYLtech PLA filaments are designed with price in mind; we created an affordable solution for every 3D maker. Whether you are a pure beginner with a finite budget, or an additive manufacturer looking to save on cost of production, ZYLtech PLA is the filament to get any job done.

Color Consistency:

It's important to us at ZYLtech that all of our 3d printer filaments have consistent color in each and every roll that comes off the production floor.  Our chemist and quality control department work closely to ensure that our formulas produce reliably reproducible results every time.

Technical Specifications:

  • Filament:
    • Diameter: 1.75mm
    • Tolerance: ±.05mm
    • Density: 1.27 g/cm³
    • Appx Length on Spool: 327 meters
  • Spool Dimensions:
    • Outer Dimension of Spool:  11.5" x 6"
    • Inner Hole Diameter:  32mm
  • Recommended Temps:
    • Print Temperature: 205±10°C 
    • Recommended Bed Temperature: Not needed, but if printer has heated bed, 40±15 °C
  • Recommended Build Surface:
    • PEI
    • Microporous Coated Glass
    • Painters Tape
    • Glue Stick or Hairspray on Glass (use caution with adhesives as PLA may adhere very well)

Pro Tips from the ZYLtech Print Lab:

  • Leveling for PLA filament:
    • If you use the paper method to level, we usually suggest leveling as you would for PLA then setting a Z offset of +.5-1mm.
  • PLA does not like to “squish.”
  • First Layer Adherence:
    • We have found that 0% fan for the first 2 layers gives the best chance to avoid curling/warping.
  • Layer Adhesion:
    • PLA 3d printer filament will adhere to itself more efficiently when printed with little to no parts cooling fan.  If you are working with fine detail or bridging, you will have to experiment with parts cooling fan settings for best results.
  • Stringing and retraction:
    • You will typically need to increase the retraction distance and retraction speed vs printing with PLA.  You will need to experiment with stringing and retraction test models to dial in your machine’s settings.

Why Choose ZYLtech?

  • Affordable Quality
    • ZYLtech strives to provide our customers with the highest quality 3d printer filament at the most affordable price.
  • Fast US Based Shipping
    • All of your products are packaged and shipped directly to you from our facility in Houston, Tx. 
  • Amazing In House Customer Support
    • You'll experience great sales, customer service and technical support directly from our in house team.  We truly care about our customers and appreciate each of you! We're here 5 days a week and are ready to help you any way we can!
    • All of ZYLtech's products are supported by our friendly, in-house team based in Houston, Tx. If you ever have questions about products or need support on a project, the ZYLtech family is here to help!
  • Single Source Manufacturing
    • All of ZYLtech's 3d printer filament is sourced from a single manufacturing facility so you can expect consistency and reliability roll after roll. 


All of our 3D printing filaments are backed by our 30 Day 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee. If you need to return an item, please Contact Us with your order number and details about the product you would like to return. We will respond quickly with instructions for how to return items from your order.

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  • 2
    Great color, but clogs a lot.

    Posted by Justin on Jun 1st 2021

    The first couple of rolls printed great, and I really love the color. I'm not sure if the filament was changed, or if I just got some bad rolls or what, but the last 5 or so rolls I ordered have been causing clogged nozzles pretty consistently (0.4 size).

  • 5
    Might wind up my new PLA "Go To"

    Posted by Randy Taillon on May 19th 2021

    Great PLA choice. Nice sheen, layer adhesion is fantastic. Very impressed with this filament. Have not printed much of it yet but I'm already a fan. So far I have only printed it on a bone stock Voxelab Aquila. Can't wait to run some through my super tuned volcano ended CR-10 and tuned Ender 3 Pro. BTW, The Aquila is a phenomenal printer.

  • 5
    My Favorite!!!

    Posted by Scot Johnston on Mar 29th 2021

    This has to be my favorite color and as always Zyltech PLA is a DREAM to print with! You will not be disappointed.

  • 5
    New Forever Customer

    Posted by Robert Frayer on Mar 28th 2021

    I was recommended by a friend to try your metallic blends and I gotta say.. wow.

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