covid-19

Safety Suggestions for 3D-Printing COVID-19 Medical Parts at Home

In this post, we’re going to delve deeper into the procedures that you could use for making face shields, spare parts and medical parts for COVID-19. Please note that this…

Cellink and Viscient’s Projects Will Aid Pandemic Research

The novel COVID-19 outbreak has altered the world at its core, transforming the foundation of most companies as economies begin to shut down to avoid a healthcare system collapse. In…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 7, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

Spanish Leitat1 Field Respirator Performs Initial Tests in ICU

Previously mentioned in our coverage of emergency medical supplies was the Leitat1 bag valve mask (BVM). The emergency respirator, which features 3D printed components and was developed by a consortium…

Safety Recomendations for 3D-Printed COVID-19 Medical Devices, Part One

One of the most important issues that we’ve repeatedly stressed in relation to the 3D printing community’s efforts to fulfill the need for medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic is…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 6, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations, and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 4, 2020

It’s the first 3D Printing News Briefs of the month! To start with, SelfCAD released a new update, and ACEO is hosting a webinar series about 3D printing with silicones,…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 4, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

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SHINING 3D is using 3D Scanning and 3D Printing Technologies to support the allocation of much-needed medical equipment in the fight against Covid-19

SHINING 3D, the whole solution provider from 3D Scanning, through Intelligent Design, to Additive Manufacturing is using its newest technologies to support humankind in the battle against the pandemic. As…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 3, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt…

Sigma Labs Launches PrintRite3D Production Series for Metal 3D Printing Quality Assurance

This week, AM quality assurance software developer Sigma Labs, Inc. launched the new Production Series of its PrintRite3D software. 3D printing is fairly responsive in a crisis situation, as it…

3D Printing and COVID-19, April 2, 2020 Update

Due to the ravaging effects of COVID-19 on the respiratory system of patients, ventilators are in high demand. However, due to the sheer capacity of hospitals, a lack of global…

3D Printing for COVID-19: ID Badge/Door Opener from 3D LifePrints UK

A number of small companies are attempting to support the supply shortages being faced by hospitals in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak and provide new devices that can reduce…

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Climate Disrupted: 3D Printing During Emergency Response

Immediately in the wake of Hurricane Maria, small communities in Puerto Rico found themselves relying on the few sites that maintained electricity after the island’s gas power plant went offline….

3DPOD Episode 23: COVID-19 and 3D Printing; What can be printed? What should be printed?

This was a highly personal podcast for all of us. Max had gone from New York to Boston, I’m stuck in South America but Davide was in the most precarious…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2020

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. PostProcess Technologies has announced two new partnerships, and ProtoCAM just launched its Instant Quoting platform. Moving on to…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Nine: Safety Goggles, Swabs and Coalitions

It seems to be the case that 3D printing-related relief efforts are beginning to coalesce with government and medical regulatory efforts to, hopefully, ensure that rapid response to the COVID-19…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Eight: The FDA’s 3D Printing Resources

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now working with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the 3D printing trade group America Makes…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Seven: New 3D-Printed Parts and Partners

Corporate, government and individual efforts to use additive manufacturing (AM) to address the medical supply shortages resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak are continuing. We continue to stress that the industry…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Six: Government Regulations and Outreach

As a country with a strong centralized government, China was able to enact a quarantine and manufacture supplies quickly compared to nations with weaker or decentralized governance structures. From that…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Five: Face Shields and Masks

As a hospitalist mentioned in a previous post on the efforts of 3D printing companies to address the coronavirus outbreak, some 3D printed parts may be safer and easier to…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Three: Open Source Ventilators

Since the initial news flurry about how a network of Italian 3D printing users came to the rescue of a hospital on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak in…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Four: Corporate Partners

As small 3D printing businesses and individual users jump at a chance to support efforts to manufacture critically needed medical supplies, larger corporations also see opportunities to lend aid. Among…

3D Printing COVID-19: First Do No Harm

We must be mindful that just because we can make a design that this design is not necessarily the right one. While I’m buoyed by the 3D printing industry’s efforts…