How Sustainable Is 3-D Printing?

Although 3-D printing brings with it the promise to make manufacturing ‘cleaner and greener,’ the enabling technologies don’t boast those qualities yet.

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Even as we extol 3-D printing, all of its advantages need to be taken with a grain of salt – at least until the time we see more sustainable solutions to bypass the following problems:

Source: Harmful emissions call for standardized filtration and exhaust accessories

Toxic materials mean that we need to stress on the use of eco-friendly alternatives

Plastics are detrimental to the environment. Period.

Source: Triple Pundit

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