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3D Printing and COVID-19, April 6, 2020 Update

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 6, 2020 Update

Written by David

April 7, 2020


Companies, organizations, and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure that the 3D printing community is aware of what is being done, what can be done and what shouldn’t be done to provide coronavirus aid. Individuals globally are lending their 3D printing support to produce the face shields we are now all familiar with.


Made up of a 3D-printed headband and piece of transparent plastic film, doctors from hospitals are requesting these wherever possible according to users in online 3D printing communities, such as the Facebook groups “ 3D Printing ” and “ 3D Printing Club ”. Hospitals in Michigan , Ohio and the U.K. are relying on some of these club members to print an endless supply of shields for their staff. Some users have been […]

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