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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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3D Printing Helps Close the Loop for Armor’s Circular Economy

Manufacturing 3D printing filament was first a way for Armor to recycle its own reclaimed plastic waste. But now, this business unit is helping to close the loop on sustainability for plastic 3D printed products.
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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.

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Eastman Donates Material For Coronavirus Face Shields to Protect Medical Workers

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is coordinating the effort to make 10,000 face shields in two weeks using 3D printers located at universities throughout the state.
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HP is 3D Printing Parts to Help Battle the Coronavirus Pandemic

Many 3D design files to be made freely available to accelerate critical parts production.

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Stratasys Producing 3D-Printed Face Shields In Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Any 3D printing shop in the U.S. that wishes to help print plastic frames, can fill out an online form to be invited to join the effort.

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3D Printing Helps Keep Production Going During the Coronavirus Crisis

Formlabs and Essentium both discuss how their companies are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and how 3D printing can help eliminate potential supply chain disruption.