eSUN PLA+ filament review

PLA (Polylactic Acid) is the most popular and widespread filament used in 3D printing. It’s affordable, easy to print, and, more importantly, safe (made from natural materials). PLA is also considered compostable and recyclable. eSUN has a wide range of PLA filaments with different characteristics and applications in more than 26 color options. In this review, we will have a closer look at four types of their materials.

PLA is made by the polymerization of lactic acid, obtained by bacterial fermentation of carbohydrates/sugars from plants such as corn, sugar cane, sugar beet, cassava, or potatoes. PLA becomes liquid at a melting point of 150 to 170° Celsius (302°-338° Fahrenheit). The material can be easily processed via injection molding, casting, thermoforming, and extrusion using FDM 3D printers.


There are tens of companies manufacturing PLA filaments, and eSun is considered among the best. Their premium PLA+ filament range is specially…