Pierce – The American College of Greece, in response to the needs of the times, is utilizing the Fab Lab 3D printers to print protective face shields, with the intention of offering them to hospitals treating COVID-19 patients and reinforcing the protective measures for doctors as well as all health workers. The first 100 have already been delivered to the Sotiria Hospital (Rescue Respiratory Center) and another 50 protective shields have been delivered to Pammakaristos Hospital (COVID-19 Reference Hospital, as well as Sotiria).
Production began on Monday, April 6 in Pierce’s Fab Lab, making use of the four 3D printers, as well as of the Laser cutter. The goal is to produce 26 shields a day. These shields completely cover the eyes, nose and mouth, all of the materials being used are certified and, of course, meet the standards set by the Ministry of Health. The design is by Prusa Printers.
“We are staying home” and offering our support to all those that need it, true to the spirit of community and of innovation – Non ministrari sed ministrare!