Author Topic: Is engraving or cutting mdf dangerous  (Read 259 times)

marche247

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Is engraving or cutting mdf dangerous
« on: December 06, 2016, 04:58:55 AM »
I have a desktop laser engraver from china.
Is engraving or cutting dangerous of mdf? Fumes .

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Re: Is engraving or cutting mdf dangerous
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2016, 05:02:55 AM »
The resins used in MDF can be toxic but it depends on the material, some use water based epoxy which is usually safer.

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Re: Is engraving or cutting mdf dangerous
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2016, 11:56:42 AM »
Afaik epoxy resins that are cured are no longer toxic, but that could be different once you vaporize them of course?

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Re: Is engraving or cutting mdf dangerous
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2017, 02:25:17 PM »
thats a good question and i would like to know more about it, i have CNC-d allot of it and i know the dust is horrible to breath and just getting it on my skin  is irritable. i have a dust collection and use mask while cutting it but some always lingers around.

i recently wanted to engrave some pieces on my laser so im curious on real  reports as well.
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