Michigan State University is 3D-printing personal protective equipment for local health professionals.
“This all stems from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety effort to bring together any and all PPE supplies that were unused in our labs to help out local hospitals,” said Nathan Tykocki, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, referring to an email from the MSU office that protects occupational health.
“One of the things that was in the email included N95 masks, normal or 3D-printed. I went, ‘Oh, well that’s interesting.’” Tykocki learned that while N95 masks can be 3D-printed, they still require a filter component, and their […]
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