3d-front, kuala lumpur reuters from 3d printed protective face shields to meal deliveries malaysian volunteer groups are stepping. Seeing nurses who are on the front lines treating patients with covid 19 using the shields has been gratifying for leeser, how to create 3d scans of amputee parts to transform into 3d models to create a form fitting cast that can be then be used for prosthetics such as arms and legs the project is outside of. The industrial scale 3d printer shawnee county sheriff's deputy paul fernkopf bought as his hobby is now a tool in the fight, some granite staters are turning to 3d printers to make personal protective gear to help keep first responders and health.
Texas tech university health sciences center has partnered with ascension academy in 3d printing personal protective, volunteers at rowan university are creating 3d printed face masks for healthcare employees that will be tested soon for possible use amid the coronavirus crisis the cup shaped masks modified from a. They also have a design that doesn't require a 3d printer when professor darlene farris labar heard about ppe shortages, the 3d printers normally used in uxbridge high school's engineering classes are now humming along outside the classroom to.
It's been a rough few weeks for teachers and some are still finding time to give back not only to their students but also, and a small army of displaced students have banded together and fired up their 3d printers to produce the personal protective. One design firm on the ppe front is kohn pedersen fox kpf which is using its ultimaker 3d printers to produce 400 or more