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With the help of various local 3D printer individuals, maker spaces and organizations, we are proud to be coordinating the production and distribution of 3D printed face shields. These face shields are to be donated to healthcare institutions in need in Northern Ontario.
If you are interested in joining our printing team > Register Here
A member of our team will be in touch with you
3D Printing Files
For printing instructions, and open source files, please refer to the following documents:
Standard Model - Face Shield Design and Instructions
Comprehensive Model –Face Shield Design and Instructions
Thank You to our Current 3D Printing Volunteers
Mike Poling, Val Gibbons, Aurinjoy Gupta, Daniel Klein, Ryan Campbell, Luc Levesque, Kevin Carlson, Jeferson Pagel, Breiland, David Biscardi, Chris Riley, Joseph Lee, Sam DiMeo, Garrett Alexander, Zachary Long, Jason Deadman, Chris Von Bargen, Gary Person, Laura Lavigne, Karina Douglas-Takayesu, Greg Saul, Frank Pollari, Leanne McIntyre & Nicholas Bel
DONATING SEWN EQUIPMENT
After this, we will connect you with a healthcare facility in need.
For more details on designs, fabrics and donating process see our Donor information sheet
For frequently asked questions such as:
Are hand-sewn masks safe?
What do government organizations recommend?
Who are hand-sewn masks intended for?
Check the General Information Sheet for this information.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Hand-sewn masks should only be provided to those who are unable to acquire manufactured PPE (e.g., medical masks or N-95 respirators) that are regulated and safety tested.
- Homemade masks, caps, and gowns are not considered PPE, since their capability to protect users is unknown. We are unable to guarantee the effectiveness or safety of hand-sewn masks, caps, and gowns for wearers. Caution should be exercised when considering this option.
- Homemade masks should ideally be used in combination with a face shield that covers the entire front and sides of the face.
- Studies show that hand-sewn masks may be approximately 3-30% effective at reducing the user’s exposure to airborne particles.
- Users should be aware that hand-sewn masks, caps, and gowns may give users a false sense of protection that may encourage risk taking and/or decrease attention to other hygiene measures (Consensus Study Report, 2006)
- We are unable to compensate donors for costs of supplies or labor.