Why do unpleasant odors arise when printing with ABS filament?

The smell that is produced when printing with ABS filament is quite normal. The acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene  (ABS) is heated for being processing in a 3D-printer, in this case the material melts and produces the smell. For your health you should ventilate regularly when using ABS filament and at best, leave the room and windows open while your printer is printing.

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