3D printing emissions

New UL Study Reveals VOC Emission Rates are Higher in SLA vs. FFF 3D Printing

In 2018, Chemical Insights, an institute of safety science company Underwriters Laboratories, released a study about the safety and health impact of 3D printing, which found that emissions released into the…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: January 24, 2021

We’ve got a full slate of webinars and virtual events to tell you about for this upcoming week, including an AM Coalition Forum with a member of Congress, a 3D…

RIZE Announces 2XC 3D Printer as Fifth UL GREENGUARD-Certified Product

Early this summer, RIZE, Inc. debuted its professional desktop RIZE 2XC, an adaptive 3D printer developed collaboratively with South Korean 3D printer manufacturer Sindoh as part of the RIZIUM Alliance that’s…

More Testing Shows that 3D Printer Emissions are Still Problematic

3D printing, for all of its multitudes of benefits, also comes with some risks, which include the emission of ultrafine particles and gaseous pollutants. In a paper entitled “Characterization of…

UL and Georgia Tech Continue Research Into Impact of 3D Printing Emissions on Indoor Air Quality

In 2015, non-profit safety science company Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and its Chemical Research Initiative, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, worked together to conduct a two-year study…

Don’t Call It a 3D Printer: Airwolf 3D Debuts Industrial EVO Additive Manufacturing Center at CES 2018

Headquartered in California, Airwolf 3D is well-known for its innovative 3D printers, products, and projects, and just released its groundbreaking fifth generation machine, the EVO Additive Manufacturing Center (AMC), this…

UL Study Releases Data on Effects of 3D Printing on Human Health, Calls for New Standards

3D printing is a new enough technology that there’s still plenty of debate about how safe it is, on a number of levels. While some fears may be over-exaggerated, there’s…

3D Printing and the Educational Market

In 3D printing, there are four places to make a play. Whether you’re a startup, an existing company looking to enter the space, or an investor with a taste for…

The 3DPrintClean Filtration System Allows You to Enjoy 3D Printing & Breathe Deeply Too!

So that shiny new 3D printer has arrived! You unwrap the packaging and behold it in all its sleek, modern glory, skipping over to your computer to start working on designs to…

Are We Poisoning Ourselves & the Planet with 3D Printing? More Research Emerges from RMIT University

We live in a world where most of our products seem to be heavily regulated by government entities mandating plentiful labels with tiny words that go unread, dire warnings regarding impending…

MakerBot 3D Printers & Filaments: Operating with PLA—and You are Safe!

Since a recent study came out from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, there’s been quite the conversation regarding 3D printing and safety in terms of fumes. While…