[OpenSCAD] 3D Printer

Rick graham.rick at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 06:14:23 EDT 2018

So, I should just get a parrot?

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:05 AM, jon <jon at jonbondy.com> wrote:

> I have parrots and cook with teflon cookware.  I would not worry about
> teflon failing in a 3D printer or causing fumes.  But there is a plastic
> tube in some printers that can fail if they are over heated.  The closer
> you get to the theoretical failure point, the more risk you have that the
> hot end will fail.  All metal hot ends are better for high temperature
> filaments, but some of them have trouble printing PLA.
> On 4/25/2018 5:57 AM, MichaelAtOz wrote:
>> nophead wrote
>>> Well I have spend years amongst 3D printers with PTFE liners running at
>>> 255C and haven't noticed my neurons being poisoned
>> Well that explains a lot ;) once your neurons are done for, you obviously
>> wont notice...like mad hatters ;)
>> Wikipedia > The polymer fumes are especially harmful to certain birds
>> whose
>> breathing, optimized for rapidity, allows toxins which are excluded by
>> human
>> lungs. Fumes from Teflon in very high heat are fatal to parrots.
>> So we need a parrot rather than a canary? ... obviously leading to the
>> Monty
>> Python sketch...
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