Kindly advice me whether melting of plastic in absence of air produce harmful fumes or other chemicals? Whether it is a safer practice compared to normal melting?

closed as off-topic by J. Chomel, Jan Doggen, LShaver, THelper Feb 18 '17 at 7:12

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    I'm not sure if it holds for all plastics, but generally yes melting plastics will produce toxic fumes. Related post: Can I recycle plastics at home by melting and molding?. – THelper Feb 2 '17 at 14:44
  • I assume you mean "in an inert atmosphere" rather than "in a vacuum"? – Móż Feb 2 '17 at 23:45
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    Can you edit your question to show that this has anything to do with sustainability? Otherwise it's just a chemistry or engineering question (and off-topic here). – Jan Doggen Feb 3 '17 at 10:55
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because its chemistry – J. Chomel Feb 16 '17 at 7:33

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