Step 7: Equipment Setup for 3D Printing test
In this case, a large plastic container was used as a temporary hood to collect gasses rising during the print. There is a 1.5" dia hole in the top for gasses to escape, and as they do they pass directly across the path of the sensor module.
The unit was prepared to print a part known as a "Material Certification Object". This is a part that is used to determine the quality of Nylon based printing material. It takes about 20 min to print a complete part.