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KCI Makerspace Prints Face Shield Headbands for Local Healthcare Providers

April 14, 2020

student works in KCISince the March 14 closure of KCI's physical offices, makerspace staff have been busy developing partnerships, procuring materials, and prototyping products.

The makerspace's seven 3D printers are now being utilized to print headpieces for face shields through a partnership with Maker Nexus in Sunnyvale. The 3D printers are using a Prusa RC2 Headband design. Each run of the 3D printer produces 3 sets of headbands and support pieces, taking about 7 hours to print. At full capacity, KCI staff plan to produce almost 500 headpieces per week.  

Read the full article on the KCI's website.