Denturist Eric Kukucka is hoping the same 3D printing equipment he uses to help restore smiles for his patients can do the same for frontline healthcare workers by providing them with protective masks and equipment.
Kukucka’s firm The Denture Center has produced a handful of N95 mask prototypes and valves for ventilators. “We have the capability of manufacturing this stuff, it’s a question now of can hospitals use it,” Kukucka said. “It has to meet the specifications and regular standards required. Someone from Windsor Regional Hospital is picking up some prototypes (Wednesday) to study to see if this works or if we need to […]
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