3D Printing Ventilator Valves for Coronavirus AND How YOU Can Help!

3D Printing helped save lives when Cristian Fracassi from Isinnova modeled and 3d printed a Venturi valve for respirators. Italian doctors couldn’t get them fast enough from the manufacturer for the Coronavirus / COVID-19 response. This story took hold, and many reached out wondering how THEY can help with their 3d printers. Here are some ways to help!

#3dprinting #coronavirus #covid19

SIMULATIONS
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/

HOW TO HELP
https://www.fabbaloo.com/blog/2020/3/18/3d-printing-against-coronavirus-who-and-how-to-help

https://www.facebook.com/groups/670932227050506/

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/josephmclauchlan_formlabs-support-network-for-covid-19-response-activity-6646121821727002624-5tEi/

VIDEOS TO WATCH
Kyle Hill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Wkb3BTWknc
Mark Rober: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5-dI74zxPg

LINKS USED IN THIS EPISODE
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/11/science/how-coronavirus-hijacks-your-cells.html

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/12/science-soap-kills-coronavirus-alcohol-based-disinfectants

https://www.3dprintingmedia.network/covid-19-3d-printed-valve-for-reanimation-device/

https://hackaday.com/2020/03/16/3d-printed-parts-keep-respirators-operational-during-covid-19-epidemic/

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/akwa7p/these-are-the-impacts-of-trumps-coronavirus-fumblesand-how-to-protect-yourself

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/17/21184308/coronavirus-italy-medical-company-threatens-sue-3d-print-valves-treatments

https://www.fastcompany.com/90477940/these-good-samaritans-with-a-3d-printer-are-saving-lives-by-making-new-respirator-valves-for-free

https://futurism.com/overwhelmed-italian-hospital-3d-printing-parts/amp

https://www.techtimes.com/articles/248121/20200317/maker-ventilator-valves-threatens-sue-volunteers-using-3d-printed-coronavirus.htm

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200317/04381644114/volunteers-3d-print-unobtainable-11000-valve-1-to-keep-covid-19-patients-alive-original-manufacturer-threatens-to-sue.shtml

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