Our healthcare workers and other essential employees are currently putting their lives on the line as the current COVID-19 pandemic ravages countries and communities around the world.
The Maker Community has come together to manufacture various types of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to donate to local facilities.
3D Print PPE Supplies
If you have a 3D printer whose bed is 8×8 YOU CAN HELP!
Jim Hofmann of Newton HS Robotics has partnered with manufacturing companies in NJ to laser cut and assembled face shields and applying the elastic and padding.
All designs from the National Institute of Health.
Click the link below to find our how Jim Hofmann of is using the parts we print
COVID-19 Shield Frame
We will be printing the shield frames, which are then attached to the shields themselves.
Design and pictures courtesy of PPE Made in the USA
3D Printing Instructions
Click the button below and download BOTH files. These are the .STL files you will need supply to your 3D Printer software
Click the form below and fill in the information.
Please insure that the parent fills in the information.
Print as many as you are able.
Every single one helps.
3D Printer Settings:
Raft/Padded Base (NO Brims)
You can try Skirt Instead of Raft.
(This uses less material)
Contact Mr. Tayler to let him know you are ready for a pickup.
You can email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Number of Sets Printed as of 4/17/2020
NOTE: The covering over our 3D printer is to keep the heat in. You do not need one to print out the PPE parts.