We have partnered with GetUsPPE.org and Nation of Makers to make and donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and respiratory equipment parts to our first responders, health care professionals and the most susceptible patients in Washington D.C. & Maryland during COVID-19.
Please contact GetUsPPE with item requests and they will coordinate with the maker community to fulfill them.
The Washington D.C. Fire and EMS department had an urgent need for adapters to add additional filters to their CPAP machines. The request came in on Friday. We were up and running by Saturday morning and printing four per hour. The maker community in the region produced the entire order before Monday morning.
The department had filters on hand and packaged, but required a 30mm OD x 22mm OD/15mm ID
In response to the growing need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers during this time of crisis, We the Builders is partnering with local organizations Open Works and Innovation Works in Baltimore, Maryland USA to coordinate the supply chain, production, and delivery of protective face shields that can be used on the front lines.
Face mask adjustable straps for strain relief. The face mask straps dig into folks' faces. After prolonged use, many workers are dealing with cuts to their faces.
Feedback in the Nova-Labs group: From Sentara Potomac Hospital -Emergency Director. ICU Director, Medicine Oncolgy Director all LOVE them and snatched them up for their staff! And the top doctor and vp got one too! "why they love th
This project started with a news article titled "Heeding the Call for Help, a Virginia Couple 3D Print Mask Shields". The Collective Shield was formed and they have partnered with the maker community to print and form these N95 mask covers.
Amy and Jeremy Filko, a couple from Virginia, have been steadily printing 3D shields to protect N95 masks, which are in short supply and are difficult to p
Working with Nova Labs and River City Labs, Prepared for Flight is helping develop and manufacture the MalaMask. This is an N95 alternative mask with a replaceable filter. The working group has been evaluating filter material and using scientific particle counters to measure detectable particles.