Monday January 30, 2017

Even 3D Fumes can be Bad PSA

This is a tragic story, but worthy of mention here as I know it could very well pertain to a lot of our readers. Many of you have gotten into 3D printing of parts over the last couple of years, and this is one of those moments that you need to RTFM. Some extruded plastics are very very bad for you. And don't think you are too smart and this could not happen to you. Both these folks attended MIT.

The source said that the couple was using a laser 3-D printer that was venting into their residence. Symptoms and signs consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning were found in their bodies.