PLA (polylactic acid) tweezer forceps
are a biodegradable alternative to plastic kit components. PLA is an allergen free; environmentally-friendly
material created from corn with the same physical properties as plastic
and can be sterilized using Gamma or ETO.
The white tweezer forceps have serrated teeth for a secure grip.
They are available in a 5.75 inch (146 mm) pointed
tip style (Part # 11484) and a
6 inch (152 mm) locking style (Part #
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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