Easy 3D printing with attractive finish

Sulapac’s solution for 3D printing, the Sulapac Flow 1.7, can be used as the raw-material in industrial scale fused deposition modelling (FDM) to create prototypes, furniture, molds, decorations, consumer electronics, automotive parts, in fact, almost anything you can imagine. The materials to be replaced with Sulapac Flow 1.7 include PLA, ABS, and PP.

In addition to 3D printing directly with granules, Sulapac Flow 1.7 has excellent properties for filament extrusion. If you are looking for a ready-made filament for 3D printing, there is a premium filament made of Sulapac available via our expert partner both for businesses and private customers.

Sustainable filament for 3D printing

Sulapac Flow 1.7 can be used to manufacture sustainable premium filament for 3D printing. With Flow 1.7 based filament you print both extremely robust and stable parts as well as light, highly detailed objects.

When modelling with Flow 1.7 standard temperatures apply. In terms of nozzle sizes, choose one that is typically used with PLA filament. Flow rates of 100-110% are recommended.

A high quality filament made of Sulapac, ECO-FIL-A-GEHR® Wood, for professional 3D printing is available from our trusted partner GEHR.

Be ahead of the game with Sulapac®

✔  Strong and splinter-free
✔  Bio-based1
✔  Natural look & feel
✔  Industrially compostable2
✔  Low tendency to warp or shrink
✔  No nozzle clogging
✔  Can be easily post-processed
✔  Food contact compliant (EU & FDA)3

1 Sulapac Flow 1.7 contains 72% USDA Certified Biobased content.

2 The material is certified industrially compostable by BPI (tested according to ASTM D6400) and Seedling (EN 13423 & ASTM D6400).

3 Restrictions and specifications of use apply, please refer to relevant Declaration of Compliance for further information.

Food contact approved material

Sulapac Flow 1.7 contains wood, giving the printed objects a unique, natural appearance. Sulapac is the only wood containing 3D printing material in the market which has the relevant certification regarding food contact use.

Sustainable prototyping for cosmetic brands

With Sulapac for 3D printing you can create sustainable prototypes, without needing to compromise on printing efficiency or output quality. For ready-made filament, choose the one by GEHR, our trusted partner with long experience in serving global cosmetic brands.


Easy to process material with natural look and feel

Sulapac Flow 1.7 has been originally developed to tackle the global plastic waste problem by providing a sustainable material for straws. Besides extrusion, the material has been proven to have excellent functionality in 3D printing and thermoforming as well.

Sulapac Flow 1.7 contains 72% USDA certified bio-based content. The material is safe for both people and the planet: it is industrially compostable according to BPI (ASTM D6400) and leaves no permanent microplastics1 or toxic load behind2. Sulapac Flow 1.7 meets the EU and US FDA requirements for food contact materials3.

The main components are wood from industrial side streams and biodegradable biopolymers. All raw materials are sourced according to a strict sustainability policy and the wood originates from certified forests. Sulapac Flow 1.7 can be both mechanically and chemically recycled4.

1 Biodegradation of 76% in 420 days in the marine environment ASTM D6691 (86°F/30°C). Not considered biodegradable in California.

2 Ecotoxicity and threshold values for heavy metals tested according to EN 13432. All raw materials comply with the food contact requirements of the EU legislation.

3 Restrictions and specifications of use apply, please refer to relevant Declaration of Compliance for further information.

4 Can be recycled through hydrolysis back to monomers, suitable as feedstock for recycled biopolymers. Chemical and mechanical recyclability has been tested and proven technically feasible by third parties. Field tests have also verified that Sulapac materials can be collected and sorted out of a mixed waste stream. When collected together, Sulapac materials do not interfere with the current mechanical recycling of conventional fossil-based or bio-based non-biodegradable plastics. The technology for chemical recycling of bio-based and biodegradable materials exists, but the infrastructure is still under development.

Bio-based premium filament for professional 3D printing with natural look and feel

ECO-FIL-A-GEHR® Wood is a premium filament for professional 3D printing provided by GEHR, one of the global leading producers of thermoplastic semi-finished products.


A sustainable premium filament made with recycled wood fibers mixed with biodegradable biopolymers. 

ECO-FIL-A-GEHR® Wood gives the printed objects a natural look and feel and a haptic touch. It can be used to print both extremely robust and stable parts as well as light, highly detailed objects.

The recyclable ECO-FIL-A-GEHR® Wood helps you to lower your carbon footprint and eliminate plastic pollution. It leaves no permanent microplastic or toxic load behind.

ECO-FIL-A-GEHR® Wood is unlike any other 3D printing filament in the market with its natural look, biodegradability, and suitability for food contact use. Yet is has excellent printability and can be easily post-processed ensuring an efficient process.


Technical know-how and exceptional customer service from our expert partner

With decades of experience and dedication to quality and innovation GEHR meets the highest customer standards of our global cosmetic customers. GEHR is headquartered in Mannheim, Germany and has branches in USA, China, Hong Kong with large warehouse capacity guaranteeing rapid commissioning and shipment all over the world. GEHR’s main production plants run by 100% green energy. FIL-A-GEHR filaments for professional 3D printing have been part of GEHR’s portfolio since 2016 the ECO-FIL-A-GEHR Wood being the newest addition.

Want to start creating with the number one sustainable material in the market with the support of an industry expert? The sustainable ECO-FIL-A-GEHR Wood is now available directly from GEHR.

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