I’m printing PLAs in 215 °C (419 °F) so I was wondering if I throw the small cube of PLA into a boiling water (100 °C or 212 °F) what will happen.
According to this small test – nothing. The cube got wet (no surprise here :)), but other than that the cube stayed the same. Not sure if it is the shape or the PLA is really not affected by boiling water since I have read on Reddit there are some issues with PLA. Not to mention that PLA is not really food safe material.
I have some silk PLA lying around though, so I will try to print a small vase (unfortunately my current printer supports printing only with height of 100mm which is rather small for a vase).