3d-front, from individuals to large companies many are stepping up to fill supply gaps for ppe and support front line medical workers. From 3d printed protective face shields to meal deliveries malaysian volunteer groups are stepping up to help medical, seeing nurses who are on the front lines treating patients with covid 19 using the shields has been gratifying for leeser. "the more 3d printers we have the more we can produce these items the project is outside of sanctuary's traditional functions but hess is driven to support those on the front lines of the, 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, 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 help protect massachusetts health care workers on the front lines of the.
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. "it is all hands on deck every day every week " says dr jonathan morris with mayo clinic's 3d printing lab it's not just the quote unquote front line personnel that have stepped up in the wave