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Gaza company using 3D printing to fight coronavirus

Gaza company using 3D printing to fight coronavirus

Written by David

April 14, 2020


While the entire world fights the spread of the novel coronavirus, some pioneering, creative ideas are emerging to support these efforts.


In the Gaza Strip, engineer Mohammed Abu Matar and his team at Tashkeel 3D are using 3D printing technology to produce medical equipment needed to confront the pandemic.


Abu Matar, a specialist in digital manufacturing and 3D printing, told Al-Monitor, “As the pandemic spread, we couldn’t stand idly by, so we initiated a search for creative ideas that support efforts to fight the coronavirus because that’s our social responsibility.” He added, “We searched within the open source communities on social media where ideas are exchanged on ways to fight the coronavirus, and we focused on those that can be applied in the Gaza Strip based on our available resources.”


The team has produced several different types of equipment, including the protective respirator face […]

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