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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…

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Proactive Approaches to Health and Safety in Additive Manufacturing

Technology is evolving at a pace that has not been rivaled since the Industrial Revolution. We are seeing industries thrive with these advancements and Additive Manufacturing (AM) has perhaps seen…

DIY Air Filtration System Improves Ultimaker S3 3D Printer Safety

While the benefits of the technology are numerous, 3D printing does still have its safety issues: namely the emission of ultrafine particles, chemicals, and other pollutants into the surrounding air….

School Guide to Offset the Invisible Threat in Fused Filament 3D Printing

School classrooms are ideally positioned to make the most of 3D printing technology, benefiting students by giving them new learning possibilities and encouraging creativity and innovation. However, it can also…

Interview with Alex McIntosh of Kora 3D on 3D Printing Safety

FDM 3D printers (FFF, Material Extrusion) continue their march into the classroom, businesses and homes. Meanwhile knowledge about 3D printing safety is only slowly spreading. Resin printers for Stereolithography and…