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by jameson
Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Ventilators
Replies: 2
Views: 2711

We donated resins and knowhow to fabricate ventilator parts

During the past week we have been testing, in a joint project with the Hospital of Sagunto and a 3D printing company, our zero VOC, low citotoxicity resins to print connector pieces for the innovative and widely adopted Isinnova ventilator design , based on snorkeling mask. We wanted to use this res...
by jameson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Face masks, shields and respirators
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Improved face shield design

Design from KJ3d - Improved design for a face shield that relieves stresses and chafing on the wearer's head.
Note that this equipment is to be worn for long shifts and it is important to take ergonomics into the equation.
This design improves significantly on those issues:
Download files
by jameson
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Face masks, shields and respirators
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Face mask using antiseptic copper PLA filament

Design from KJ3d - Designed to be a durable and long wear comfortable mask, easily cleaned in a bucket of warm soapy water. Place a cotton wool pad either side of copper disk and replace cotton wool at least daily. Print from Copper 3D nano copper impregnated PLA filament

Download the files here
by jameson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Face masks, shields and respirators
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Re: Face masks

OpenSourcemask is an Italian initiative that coordinates 3D printing of face masks.
by jameson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Ventilators
Replies: 2
Views: 2711

Re: Ventilators

Another link to an open source ventilator:

MTU Open Source Hardware Enterprise will be documenting, building and testing open source ventilators. If you want to help please do.
by jameson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: Links to COVID-19 resources
Replies: 0
Views: 1991

Links to COVID-19 resources

Let's make a general topic where we can add links related to COVID-19 related information: Please let's try and keep the information posted here as trustworthy as possible. A badly designed device is just as dangerous or more than no device at all! Open Source Ventilator . A website with different d...
by jameson
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: www.coronavirusmakers.org, a Spanish resource for 3D Makers
Replies: 0
Views: 2005

www.coronavirusmakers.org, a Spanish resource for 3D Makers

If you are looking for a place in Spain to search and coordinate 3D Makers projects related to the COVID-19 this is a good place to star. You can find EU regulations as well as initiatives and telegram groups for each region, to help you coordinate with medical distribution hubs. www.coronavirusmake...
by jameson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Let's introduce ourselves...
Topic: Sorry, but we've had to start moderating
Replies: 0
Views: 2659

Sorry, but we've had to start moderating

So yeah, the forum is still in it's starting motions but you may be surprised to know that we are already getting copious amounts of spam posts per hour. Well, now they are spam attempts, as we have enabled the pre-moderation feature on the board. Sorry about that, as it will introduce some delay wh...
by jameson
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Material discussions
Topic: What properties do you value or seek most?
Replies: 0
Views: 2372

What properties do you value or seek most?

Hello fellow builders! I wanted to start a topic on what the most desirable material properties are for 3D printing resins. This will start as a general question, but I am aware there is not a single response to this question. Many of you will say "it depends!". Some people will need a stiff resin, ...
by jameson
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: COVID-19 related
Topic: John Strupat open-sources his ventilator design
Replies: 0
Views: 1989

John Strupat open-sources his ventilator design

John Strupat is a retired respiratory therapist. He made the decision to open source his design after failing to get any kind of serious consideration to make the life-saving device from federal governments in Canada or the United States. Here is a write-up form the Canadian press "Strupat is making...