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SUNY New Paltz 3D printing lab is making face shields for COVID-19 frontline workers


Recently profiled here for its project helping Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County to prevent the spread of the spotted lanternfly by making life-sized acrylic models of the insects, the Hudson Valley Additive Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) at SUNY New Paltz now finds itself with an even more dangerous bug on its hands: the novel coronavirus.


This time it’s not the organism itself that’s being simulated with the help of 3D printers, but protective face shields for healthcare workers. In less than a week of frantic activity, 340 of them had already been manufactured and delivered, mainly to Ulster County’s new COVID-19 testing center at the Tech City site in the town of Ulster. “It became very clear about a week ago that there […]

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