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The Montana Mask

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The Montana Mask

Thanks to our friend Jon DeGaetano, we learned about the 3D printable Montana Masks. The mask is a high efficiency filtration mask that can be fitted to the provider’s face and sanitized between uses. If you would like to help your local healthcare providers by providing masks, visit makethemasks.com for files and more information.

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Mask Wearing Connector by Raise 3D

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Mask Wearing Connector by Raise 3D

3D printing is showing itself to be very useful to medical personnel fighting the virus. Recently, Raise3D received an urgent request from nearby hospitals for Mask Wearing Connectors. These are printed from flexible TPU and designed to reduce pressure on the ears which allows medical personnel to keep their masks on for longer while limiting adjustments and face touching. If you feel that you can be of help to your local healthcare workers, you can download the files at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4244874 STAY HEALTHY!!

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A Call To Arms To Fight COVID-19

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A Call To Arms To Fight COVID-19

On March 16th, a public spreadsheet called 3D Printer Crowdsourcing for COVID-19 was created for 3D printing professionals and hobbyists alike to volunteer their time and resources to print masks, valves, or whatever else hospitals are running short on. Two days later, there are already more than 2,200 volunteers on the list from all over the world. That really warms the heart. Please add your name to the list if you have a 3D printer and would like to help. This is one of the unforeseen benefits of decentralized manufacturing empowered by 3D printing as this rather large community can...

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