3D Printed Face-shields to Help in Battle Against Coronavirus Spread

in #ftin2 years ago

Topic: 3D Printing

Who/What: Polytechnic University’s 3D printing lab is producing transparent facial shields for use by medics in hospitals to prevent contact with bodily fluid splatter when handling patients.

When/Why/How: A 3D printed frame worn against the forehead that holds a plastic sheet that covers the whole face + facial mask.

More ...: Final product designed, tested and approved in less than a week.

Methodology: Online research and use of a tumbled pyramid article.

Sources:

• https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3052135/polytechnic-university-lab-3d-printing-face

Wordcount: 200-300

Qualification statement: The Article highlights the pace at which 3D printing helps bring practical solutions into the real world.

Time: 24 hours

Budget: 250TECH