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.
Qualification statement: The Article highlights the pace at which 3D printing helps bring practical solutions into the real world.
Time: 24 hours