Some 3D printing technology has its working basis on applying a binder to a layer of metal powder and
then with a source of energy cure the binder to build the parts to be sintered in an oven. During the printing
process, some metal powder is disturbed, and some particles can get attached to the print head nozzle
surroundings. An analogous process happens when print agents used to print the parts splashes from the
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