Introduction: 3D Printed Air Purifier -- Get Rid of ABS Smell and VOC's
HOLD UP: A few people smarter than me commented and noted that this doesn't get rid of UFP's (ultra fine particles) This respirator cartridge has a P100 filter in it but some of the super fine particles will still get through. It still does get rid of the smell and VOC's namely formaldehyde which is a carcinogen. There isn't much you can do for the UFP's except make sure you chamber is sealed and/or vent it to the outside (best way). Just thought I'd let ya know :)
Hey guys! Hows it going?!?!?!?! So I've been addicted to 3D printing for 3 freakin years now and I have dumped... ahem.. invested almost every stinkin' stupid penny I have into this hobby. KEY WORD: Invested (means I have a clear conscience when I see how much is in the ol bank account)
Now I LOVE to print with ABS. In fact, I've done so much printing with this stinky warping crap that I've even found ways to partially "un-warp" the stupid stuff. Now all it took was $50 (excluding the enclosure) to fix the other huge downside of ABS (the part where it stinks and the stinks is toxic). It wasn't not easy but here it is!I call it the "Air Wizard 2.0 5,000". JK butt seriously no not really it's just an air purifier for the inside of your printer enclosure.
It's extremely easy to print and put together. It uses easy to find and easy to replace respirator cartridges! This particular one I used is a "3M Formaldehyde Organic Vapor Cartridge/Filter 60925, P100 Respiratory Protection" which, as far as I understand, is the best type for this application.
Step 1: Parts
Links to files and parts:
(1x) 120mm radial blower
(1x) 12v wall adapter
(1x) 2 pack of filters
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Step 2: Super Easy Assembly
1: Print out the adapter
2: Put a ring of hot glue around the rim of the fan to seal it. Make sure to press the adapter on while still hot.
3: Optional but recommended - - Bolt adapter to fan
4: twist on your respirator cartridge and you are good to go!
Step 3: Enjoy!!!
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Always check with your manufacturer and keep in mind that this air purifier has not been tested and I can not guarantee that it is effective.
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