Additive Manufacturing and Related Combustible Dust Hazards
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Over the last few years we have witnessed the expansion of additive manufacturing using 3D printers, from their utilization as a prototyping tool to increasing implementation on the plant floor. The rapid evolution of this technology and its applications has created new challenges for process safety. These challenges involve understanding powder combustibility properties and how best to implement reliable measures to prevent fires and explosions during powder processing and handling.