We all know about the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage in our healthcare facilities, and an innovative project has sprung up in my locality to design and make face visors. Thousands of these (fully approved) visors have already been produced by volunteers and backers, and the design is fully documented online here. It may be of interest elsewhere – please feel free to run with it.
I do notice however that the project is in need of quite a lot of supplies, and since the readership of this blog is largely in the industrial sector, I wondered if your company (or one of your suppliers) might be able to help. Here are some of the recent appeals:
And they are off again….
We are told visor delivered yesterday to Addenbrookes were being used within the hour.
Deliveries to 3 others were also made and another 4 later today
We do need more PU foam adhesive backed that can be cut to 25mm strips. pic.twitter.com/Xf7MjJIyZK
— Makespace (@cammakespace) April 7, 2020
We are running short of 25mm(1") elastic. This roll makes 60 visors. If you are near Cambridge and have some please let us know. pic.twitter.com/ZSF6dPEcpN
— Makespace (@cammakespace) April 4, 2020