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3 8 G R A P H I C S P R O J U N E 2 0 2 2 G R A PH I C S - PR O.C O M A W A R D S & C U S T O M I Z A T I O N Risks of Improper Air Filtration When Laser Engraving AVOID THESE RISKS BY USING A FILTERING FUME EXTRACTOR B Y C H A U V O P rofessional ltering fume extrac- tors are often bundled with la- ser engravers as "ready-to-run" packages or recommended as key accessories. It may seem obvious that you don't want your room to ll up with smelly smoke, but it's important to un- derstand what real risks are present if you don't use one. HEALTH RISKS OF LASER ENGRAVING A laser engraver uses a concentrated light beam to "burn" away material from the target. e interaction between the light and the target material results in a desirable visible mark and two undesirable and un- avoidable byproducts: Inhalable dust and VOCs.

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