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3D Printing Providing Opportunities During COVID-19

A look at two companies working on 3D-printed PPE equipment.

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M. Holland to Distribute Braskem Polypropylene Filament for 3D Printing Applications

M. Holland will exclusively distribute Braskem’s high-performing polypropylene to support its clients with prototype and applications development.

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FDA Grants Formlabs Emergency Use Authorization for 3D-Printed Ventilator Component

Formlabs has the capacity to produce up to 3,000 3D printed adapters a day and is now shipping the adapters to hospitals for critically ill COVID-19 patients.

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HP Provides Updates Regarding its Efforts Around COVID-19

To date, HP and its global community of partners and customers has produced more than 150,000 parts for medical applications and growing.

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Stratasys and Origin Partner to Bring 3D-Printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs to Healthcare Providers

Origin plans to increase production from 100,000 per week to over a million per week by May.


Boeing Delivers 3D Printed Face Shields to Healthcare Professionals

Solvay provided the clear film for the face shields whereas Trelleborg Sealing Solutions donated the elastic used for the adjustable headband.

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Plastics Industry Enlists to Fight Coronavirus

All types of processors and machinery and materials suppliers and service providers are refocusing resources to combat COVID-19.

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Carbon 3D Prints Test Swabs and Face Shields in Response to the Coronavirus

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.  

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Materialise Develops 3D Printed Oxygen Mask to Address Shortage of Ventilators

The Materialise NIP Connectors will be manufactured at the company’s certified printing facilities in Belgium and Plymouth, Michigan and on-site 3D printing facilities of qualified partners. Materialise is looking for partners to get this solution to as many patients as possible.

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Essentium Produces 3D-Printed Face Mask with Resuable Frame for First Responders

The first run of 500 masks will be delivered to the Pflugerville Police and Fire Department next week following an order from the City of Pflugerville’s Pflugerville Community Development Corp.