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Sep 9
3D Printers May Be As Hazardous To Your Health As Cigarettes, According To New Study 

After conducting a landmark study on the airborne particle emissions from commercially available desktop 3D printers, researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology are warning consumers this month of the health hazards associated with using 3D printers, going so far as to compare the use of the machines indoors to smoking cigarettes.
The study — which, according to Phys.org, is the first of its kind — revealed that desktop 3D printers can spew a considerable amount of potentially harmful ultrafine particles (UFPs) into the air when used.

3D Printers May Be As Hazardous To Your Health As Cigarettes, According To New Study

After conducting a landmark study on the airborne particle emissions from commercially available desktop 3D printers, researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology are warning consumers this month of the health hazards associated with using 3D printers, going so far as to compare the use of the machines indoors to smoking cigarettes.

The study — which, according to Phys.org, is the first of its kind — revealed that desktop 3D printers can spew a considerable amount of potentially harmful ultrafine particles (UFPs) into the air when used.

(Source: The Huffington Post)