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The Effects of Air Quality in the Home Environment with a 3D Printer


Sophie7

Investigating to what extend the air quality is affected in the home when a 3D printer is being used. Given the fact the printer will be on for hours sometimes up to 20 hours throughout the day and is using plastic, boiling it at 200 degrees. I wanted to investigate how this affected the air quality in the room where the printer is located. 

The printer had been in use two days before and windows opened since, however, on initial measurement the air quality was 2000 rpm. Hence, I opened windows to lower this. Hence, when in actual use I predict the air quality will be even worst perhaps as high as 3000 rpm. 

Will be taking measurements without the printer being used firstly to set a baseline for the room.

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