3D Printing and Air Quality Risks!

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Published References on Air Quality and 3D Printing


New study shows health hazards of 3D printing, suggests PLA could be your safest bet:

HOW TOXIC ARE ABS & PLA FUMES? 3DSAFETY.ORG EXAMINES VOCS:

Is 3D Printing Safe?:

Characterization of Emissions from a Desktop 3D Printer:

3D Printing & Air Quality: An Interview with Dr. Brent Stephens:

3D PRINTING IN THE WILD: A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF AIR QUALITY IN COLLEGE MAKER SPACES:

Emission of particulate matter from a desktop three-dimensional (3D) printer:

Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Safety Unit 3D Printer Considerations:

Ultrafine particle emissions from desktop 3D printers:

 

Air Cleaning Projects and Products:


RJ Makes HEPA Project on Thingiverse: www.thingiverse.com/thing:1305485

RJ Make You Tube Video for HEPA Filter: www.youtube.com/watch?v=x46KQ0uCHb8

A replicator 2/2X air scrubber that really works: www.thingiverse.com/thing:125264

Air scrubber (HEPA+Carbon): www.thingiverse.com/thing:2379737

ABS 3d Printer Nanoparticle and Chemical Exhaust Air Filter: www.3dprintfilemarket.com/140629194058.html

Zimpure – Filtering solution for 3D Printers: www.kickstarter.com/projects/1856422226/zimpure

CleanPrint (commercial Solution): www.3dprintclean.com/

MiniHood-Low-cost 3dprinter enclosure and filter: www.indiegogo.com/projects/minihood-low-cost-3dprinter-enclosure-and-filter-3d-design#/

3D Printing Air Filters: www.uaf.com/industries-applications/3d-printing-air-filters/

Fabbaloo Air Filter System: www.fabbaloo.com/blog/2015/3/1/finally-a-3d-printer-filter-accessory

Fume Extractors and Particle Collection Systems for 3D Printing Applications: www.sentryair.com/3d-printing-fumes.htm?gclid=CjwKCAiA7JfSBRBrEiwA1DWSG-oXUj4MpiUas6DXE3eDEVfud7R8HZi-buidWnPNhgq7KvqIjZ0XcRoCfSIQAvD_BwE

Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Safety Unit 3D Printer Considerations: www.safety.rochester.edu/ih/3Dprinters.html

 

Components for Building a Fume Evacuation System:


Marine Grade Fans for Fume / VOC evacuation:
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Hose for venting:
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Fan Speed Controller (12volt):
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