To date, Essentium has produced more than 60,000 3D printed face mask kits for the State of Texas.
Monolayer structures still dominate this market.
Stretch film accounted for 2.4 billion lb of PE of resin consumption in 2019, making this sector one of the largest and fastest growing markets within the PE film industry, according to Mastio’s research. The top five players hold about 80% of the market.
In this video interview, Blake Mosher of Essentium and Darayus Pardivala of Sulzer talk about Essentium’s work in creating 3D printed face masks for Sulzer employees.
M. Holland will exclusively distribute Braskem’s high-performing polypropylene to support its clients with prototype and applications development.
Volunteer Braskem workers move into plant to supply PP for nonwoven fabric used in N95 masks and more.
Resolution Medical is among the first manufacturers to use the Carbon Platform to 3D print a conformal lattice swab, creating a medical device for the testing of COVID-19.
THRIVE Masks aims to produce meltblown PLA masks in the U.S. through Kickstarter campaign.