3D Printed Face Shields – Covid 19 Response

3D Printed Face Shields

3D Printed Face Shields

Here you can find more information, request face shields, and donate.

Background Information

To do my part in the response to COVID-19, I am working to produce Face Shields for hospitals, clinics, first responders, and other organizations in need. Currently, I am producing approximately 140 face shields a day. Face shields are provided in sealed packaging and can be dropped off locally in the Fargo-Moorhead area, or shipped if needed. I’m an engineering student at the University of Minnesota and a Fargo-Moorhead native. I own a personal small army of 11 3D printers. This is my way of doing whatever I can to contribute to the cause.

If you’ve come to this page to donate, click the button below the counters. If you’ve come to request face shields, to find recommended sterilization methods, or to find out more information about the materials used. Continue reading.

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Request Free Face Shields

Do you represent a hospital, a clinic, a nursing home, first responders, or any other related group in need of Face Shields? Please click the button below or send an email to contact@Yelt3D.com.

Face Shields are packaged in an airtight bag and sanitization methods can be found directly below this section.

Recommended Sterilization Methods

Click the button to find up to date information provided by Prusa Research on recommended sterilization methods for 3D printed face shields made with PETG plastic.

Face Shield and Material Information

NIH Information

The FDA has authorized production of protective face shields outside of the normal clearance pathway during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on Part 5, section D of the “Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff." This face shield has undergone review in a clinical setting and is recommended when fabricated as instructed.

The face shield design that I am manufacturing was designed by 3DVERKSTAN and has been tested by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — National Institutes of Health. Please visit the NIH’s 3d printing website and the FDA’s announcement on 3D printing for more information regarding 3D printing and medical usage. The 3D printing file and design can be found online at the NIH’s 3D printing website. For the clear visor, I am using a clear PVC binding cover. For the elastic band, I am currently using #33 non-latex rubber bands. The frame of the face shield 3D printed from PETG plastic. Face Shields are packaged in an airtight bag and sanitization methods can be found directly above this section.

Want to Donate?

My 3D printers have been running around the clock producing as many face shields as possible. If I’m awake, these machines are running. Please consider donating any amount to allow me to continue producing these face shields for hospitals, clinics, firefighters, first responders, nursing homes, and more. I’m an engineering student at the University of Minnesota and I just want to be able to continue putting my skills and machines to use. Although the initial GoFundMe goal has been met, I am continuing to order more supplies and manufacture more and more face shields out while they are still needed. Please consider sharing the GoFundMe link on social media, or sending this page to loved ones you know working in places in need of face shields to further protect themselves.

Thank you for stopping by!

List of Supporters:

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Barbara R $20
Carole Big Kat Baskin $23
Carol Turcotte $50
Christine Reimringer $100
Daniel Pekurovsky $15
Danimal Padilla $16
David Humenik $20
Gabriel Dent $6
James Knight $20
Jamie Swenson $20
John Buettner $50
John Fryklund $150
John Moehring  $100
Karen Finck $100
Karie Dent  $20
Kenna Ducoff $25
Kimberly LaPlante $25
Kitti O’Keefe $20
Mesut Varlioglu $50
Rich Dunn $50
Scott Gartner $59
Steve Bulmer $50
Ted Storlie $100
Terry Dow $90
Tricia Flor $50
Trina Spaeth $20

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