Fortify’s 3D printing and injection molding expertise saved Ventilator Project weeks and thousands of dollars as the nonprofit hurried to supply clinicians and hospitals at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“PPE Made in the USA” delivers 5,000 3D printed face shields produced and distributed by 50 volunteers. As emergency passes, a high school STEM teacher’s response to the COVID-19 crisis reaches its conclusion.
Cobra Aero discovered an opportunity for redesign it might never have found without the COVID-19 interruption providing time for product development via 3D printing. The Cool Parts Show explores how additive manufacturing is advancing during the coronavirus crisis.
The COVID-19 outbreak has brought both setbacks and opportunities for American manufacturing. 3D printing companies share their stories.
Fitz Frames' custom 3D printed glasses have turned out to be a launch point for an item of personal protective equipment (PPE) used in the fight against COVID-19.
The organization was intended to solve unmet needs in the local community. Its founder didn't anticipate that its first project would be face shields.
Additive Manufacturing’s video series focused on industrial 3D printing releases special episodes showing how and why additive manufacturing is growing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are tactics the company has put in place to keep its team members safe as production continues despite the threat of the coronavirus. (Sponsored)
Tangible Solutions has been 3D printing more implants than ever before as hospitals get ready for the coming surge in elective surgeries. The Cool Parts Show checks in to explore how additive manufacturing is advancing during the coronavirus crisis.
Reporting from the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus – still deep in the trenches.
Companies we’ve seen on the show are doing amazing work during the coronavirus crisis, plus the COVID-19 response includes a major AM production application. From 6 feet apart, we will tell these stories!
ExOne Using Metal 3D Printing with Controlled Porosity for Reusable Filters in Response to Coronavirus Crisis
Collaboration with University of Pittsburgh applies binder jet to produce an alternative to disposable masks that are in short supply.
In the response to COVID-19, 3D printing demonstrated some of its strengths, but not all of them. However, the full effect of this crisis for AM is still to come.
Nasopharyngeal swabs are now available for order and immediate fulfillment through members of this consortium, including: Carbon, Formlabs, Envisiontec and Origin.
Stories we’ve found within the pandemic period reveal 3D printing’s promise for scalable, flexible production and rapid product development.
Editor-in-Chief, Additive Manufacturing
A face shield solution developed by GE Additive is now in use at Cincinnati-area hospitals. A combination of 3D printed adapters and off-the-shelf shields and hard hats makes this PPE fully reusable.
In this week's update we discuss how additive manufacturing is supporting injection molding for masks, and ramping up to production quantities of face shields and testing swabs.
3D Printed Mask in Response to Coronavirus Crisis Passes Clinical Review — Multiplies Surgical Mask Stocks by 4X
Reusable nylon mask made through powder bed fusion is easy to disinfect, uses replaceable filter media. Link to design file provided.
Editors Peter Zelinski and Stephanie Hendrixson discuss the pivot to production for 3D printed PPE, and other AM news in the fight against COVID-19.
Protolabs supports the frontline battle against Covid-19 with critical parts for testing and ventilator masks.
Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network and its 3D printers available to the global medical community to speed design and production of medical components. Doctors, hospitals and organizations in need of medical devices can now register for free access to the Siemens AM Network.
Nasopharyngeal swabs for COVID-19 testing are one of the best production cases for 3D printing we've seen, pandemic or otherwise. Why AM is winning on speed, functionality and collaboration.
Senior Editor, Additive Manufacturing
Rapid Application Group is finalizing a 3D printed mask to protect first responders and medical staff who may be exposed to coronavirus. The nylon mask uses a replaceable N-95 or HEPA filter.
Reporting from the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus – how my journey began.
Materialise has developed a 3D-printed oxygen mask to reduce the time COVID-19 patients need access to mechanical ventilators. Materialise is looking for partners to get this solution to as many patients as possible.
Essentium has announced that it has designed, and is now in production of, a protective mask kit comprising a reusable 3D printed mask frame and filtration media.
In this week's discussion, editors Peter Zelinski and Stephanie Hendrixson discuss face shield visors and masks; ventilator components; and new movement from the FDA on 3D printed devices.
"We're trying to be the matchmaker" between additive manufacturers, hospitals and designers, says John Wilczynski, executive director of America Makes.