There has been a lot of talk about desktop 3D printing and it’s effects inside the home. There are a few studies that show the emission rates of Ultra Fine Particles and VOC’s from 3D printing rising to what could be considered harmful levels. Here is a recent study that was published about it. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.5b04983
After looking for a possible solution for an embedded filtration system for my Flashforge Creator Pro, I stumbled across Rod Laird’s air scrubber couplings for use with a respirator (the kind found in breathing masks) and high pressure fan motor.
I thought perfect; so I ordered a High Pressure Axial Fan and printed up Rod’s fantastic couplings. There’s was a problem though, I could not obtain the resperator Rod uses in the US, so I purchased the Neiko R-621 on Amazon that was recommend in Rod’s thingy comments.
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.