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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

SLU Mechatronics engineering students develop Covid-19 face shield using 3D printer

Cordillera - With their desire to lend a hand in protecting our front liners who are constantly being exposed to the deadly Coronavirus day and night, Mechatronics students from Saint Luis University-Baguio designed and printed face shield frames and mask straps using 3D printer.
Face shield frames help in the prevention of infectious droplets from entering the eyes, nose and mouth while mask straps help alleviate the pain caused by the constant use of face masks. 

Initial numbers of 3D printed face shields and mask straps by Mechatronics SLU were distributed to the brave front liners from different establishment in Baguio City.

"During this quarantine period we decided to put into good use our knowledge, skills, and equipment to help our brave front liners save many lives, including theirs too. We believe that these efforts, whether great or small, can make a huge impact amidst this pandemic," Mechatronics SLU said in it is Facebook post.
The group said it had printed over 500 face shields and still making more. They also started printing ear savers to help users feel more comfortable.

Recipients of the said 3D printed face shields are SLU hospital and Security, BGMC and Pharmacy, Philippine National Police and the Philippine Air Force.


seostar2 said...

At this time it is best to make sure that all cables are plugged into the device and that there are no error indicators lighted. laser printer

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