A look at two companies working on 3D-printed PPE equipment.
M. Holland will exclusively distribute Braskem’s high-performing polypropylene to support its clients with prototype and applications development.
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.
To date, HP and its global community of partners and customers has produced more than 150,000 parts for medical applications and growing.
Origin plans to increase production from 100,000 per week to over a million per week by May.
Solvay provided the clear film for the face shields whereas Trelleborg Sealing Solutions donated the elastic used for the adjustable headband.
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.
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.
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.