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UW COVID-19 Medical Face Shield

Description

This design (right) is based on shields currently used in hospitals (left) using very economic materials and scalable, advanced manufacturing processes. The cost per unit will be between ~$1.50 and $3 and could be produced in very large quantities quickly.

Requirements

Materials

  • CLEAR SHIELD CLEAR POLYETHYLENE (PET) FILM (0.007" THICK)
  • BROW FOAM ADHESIVE BACKED POLYURETHANE FOAM (1" THICK)
  • HEADBAND ELASTIC LATEX FABRIC (1" WIDE X 16" LONG)
  • STAPLE ZINC PLATED STEEL WIRE--40.01

Tools

  • Scissors, Electric Shears or Laser Cutter
  • Knife
  • Stapler or Electric Stapler

Assembly Instructions

Due to shortages, a team from the UW Hospital, UW Makerspace, Delve and Midwest Prototyping has designed the medical shield in the images below.

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