Friday Mar 10, 2023

Episode 30 - Safety Hazard of ABS Plastics in 3D Printing

In today's episode, Dr. Ayers discusses the safety hazards of 3D printing with ABS plastics.  3D printers are found in many workplaces and are common in the home now.  ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) is a common thermoplastic used in 3D printing.  ABS emits styrene fumes, which have been classified as a possible carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). 

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