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Is there proof that 3D printer made nanoparticles are dangerous?

At the time of this writing (March 2019), I don't think theres any study on the health effects of nanoparticles emmitted by 3D Printers. The general consensus seems to be right now that those ...
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What is SBS plastic

As you found and according to this site, SBS is a Styryne-Butadiene polymer that only contains Styrene and Butadiene chains interlinked. This is similar to ABS, but not identical. Some people have ...
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Plastic bottles to filament

I am asking if there is a machine that can turn a plastic bottle into usable filament. I've seen several projects (one example, and another) where plastic bottles are sliced into long tapes, and the ...
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Plastic bottles to filament

There are 2 parameters you need to have good control over when printing any filament: Melting temperature Diameter Of these, the melting temperature is directly correlated to the chemical ...
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What is SBS plastic

This response might be way late but no, SBS is not a typo. Here are the info: SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) Poly (styrene-butadiene-styrene) or SBS, is a hard rubber that's used to modify asphalt, ...
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Why laser is not used to melt/soften material in polyjet?

The question in the title references a specific printer technology, while the question in the body of the post is more generic and is the one being answered here. There are 3D printers which use ...
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Is there proof that 3D printer made nanoparticles are dangerous?

Perhaps FDM 3D printing does emit nanoparticles during the process of printing, but the syllogism does not prove it or even suggest it. Parenthetically, your headline is not actually addressed by ...
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