Face Shield Update
April 6 Update:
Instructional staff members are continuing their production of face shields for our local healthcare workers. As of April 6, a total of 30 face shields had been delivered to local hospital employees by Principal of Academic & Related Services Jamie Sitera.
Staff members working on the project recently redesigned the visor portion of the face shields to be able to produce more visors while using less material and in a shorter time. They anticipate receiving additional PLA 3D printing filament soon which will allow for the production of even more visor pieces.
Through their business partnership, our staff members also received 53 sets of 3D printed face shield parts donated by Trenton Technology Inc., with plans to make more.
April 14 Update:
To date, 102 protective face shields have been produced in the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES FAB Lab by staff volunteers and distributed to local healthcare professionals by Principal of Academic and Related Services Jamie Sitera and P-TECH STEM integration specialist Tiffany Piatkowski.
Our staff volunteers have received many generous donations that are allowing them to continue making face shields that will help local healthcare organizations as they continue to battle COVID-19. Recent donations include 94 sets of 3D printed parts and elastic from Trenton Technology Inc., transparency sheets from our OHM BOCES CTE staff and elastic from several community members.
Thank you all for your donations!
April 27 Update:
To date, 277 face shields have been produced in the OHM BOCES FAB Lab and donated to our local medical community! A total of 183 3D-printed face shield parts have been donated by Trenton Technology Inc.and 94 face shield parts have been printed on the FAB Lab’s Stratasys F370 3D printer.
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