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3D Printing Podcast – What About 3D Printing Materials?

are safer materials happening with 3D Printing? Check out this quick podcast and see what the debate is. The 3D Printing Podcast is the official podcast of the 3D Printing industry

3D Printing Podcast – Are 3D Printing Materials Getting Safer?

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If we eliminate the obvious, the fact that the belts and motors can pinch a finger as well as a heater block operating at 200+c will definitely burn you, we are left with the one unknown. That is of any hazardous fumes and odors that may be emitted by heating the plastics. We not only can’t see these gasses, but most of us don’t have a device at hand to make a measurement. Good 3D Printing plastics are available online, however.

3D Printing Podcast – Do 3D Printers Use Toxic Material? Will 3D Printing Get Safer?

Are 3D Printers using safe materials?

And, what exactly is “safe” anyway..?
If we eliminate the obvious, the fact that the belts and motors can pinch a finger as well as a heater block operating at 200+c will definitely burn you, we are left with the one unknown.  That is of any hazardous fumes and odors that may be emitted by heating the plastics.  We not only can’t see these gasses, but most of us don’t have a device at hand to make a measurement.