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What are the health implications associated with the use of 3D printers?
BUILDINGS Magazine's podcast focuses on UL Chemical Safety's 3D printer research.
New technical brief on ANSI/CAN/UL 2904 available
Read more about "Standard Method for Testing and Assessing Particle and Chemical Emissions from 3D Printers."
UL Chemical Safety and Georgia Tech publish four reports on 3D printers and emissions
The fourth report, "Characterization of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Consumer Level Material Extrusion 3D Printers and Their Relationship with Particle Emissions" was published in December 2018.
Georgia Institute of Technology report now available
Read "Characterization of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Consumer Level Material Extrusion 3D Printers and Their Relationship with Particle Emissions"