MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.
I am always wondering what could possible be not food safe about any 3d printer. Is it common for people to be spilling rotten steak juice on there printers and not cleaning it up? Are we supposed to be worried about lubricating oil from moving parts getting on the filliment as is passes through? If so, what kind of oil are people using on there printers moving parts? At what volume of ingestion of this oil does it take to become toxic? I don't know about you guys but the path my filament takes would be, through a Teflon liner, through a roller bearing and brass drive gear, through another Teflon liner, into a brass hot end and out. Which of these parts would be harmful to our health if the printer filament touched it? I really think the only thing we need to worry about with 3d printing and food safety is all the little crevasses between the layers for bacteria to get stuck and possibly poorly laminated layers. But then again, most people will not think much about finding a stick out of the woods, ram it through a hotdog weaner, slap it into a bun that has been laying on an unfinished wood top of a picnic table and devour it in 10 seconds flat.