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Wollongong Uni begins 3D printing protective equipment for health workers

TRICEP’s Cameron Angus and Gordon Wallace. Resource: UOW

The University of Wollongong has joined a range of international organisations such as Renault and Tesla pivoting their operations to 3D print healthcare supplies to aid health care personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scientists from the university are functioning with the Illawarra SHoalhaven Nearby Health District to determine what can be generated employing local 3D printing abilities, this sort of as deal with shields or components for ventilators.

Types are remaining refined and prototypes are at the moment heading into output for ultimate tests at Wollongong Medical center.

In the meantime, the group from UOW is transferring in the direction of scaling up output in collaboration with local marketplace to produce hundreds of deal with shields for every 7 days.

Supervisor of the UOW Makerspace – a public artistic house providing ‘makers’ from the group with a house to brainstorm strategies and

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