Spectrum PLA Special Thermoactive Red

Thermoactive filament in red at room temperature

  • Colour-changing
  • Easy to print
  • High-quality
  • Good layer adhesion
  • £15.35 (£3.07 / 100 g)

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Model type : 1.75 mm / 500 g

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Item no.: SPC-80171, Content: 500 g

EAN: 5903175651013

  • Colour-changing
  • Easy to print
  • High-quality
  • Good layer adhesion

Product information & technical details

Manufacturers: Spectrum
Content: 500 g
Diameter: 1,75 mm
Property: Colour-changing
Filament colour: Special
Net weight: 500 g
Recommended processing temperature: 190 - 220 °C


Thermoactive PLA filament is based on the standard PLA with special thermochromic pigments. It has a unique feature: when the filament reaches a temperature of 30 ° C, the colour changes from red to beige (natural). Perfect for printing objects where temperature changes should be noticed.

  • Warp resistant
  • High durability and form stability
  • Excellent quality

Thermoactive PLA Advantages:

  • Made from biodegradable materials
  • Printing without a heated bed is possible
  • Easy removal of the object from the print surface
  • Smooth surface after printing
  • Distortion-free printing
  • Perfect layer adhesion
  • Colour changes at approx. 30 ° C


The filament is wound up on a clean, transparent spool. Each spool contains information about the type of material, the diameter and the recommended printing temperature. The filament is vacuum-packed with a desiccant. A user manual is also included in the packaging.

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