Prusa Face Shield Open Source 3D Printer Design

If you or someone you know owns a 3D Printer. You could help out our state and local healthcare workers by printing this free Prusa Face Shield design. Go to the website for more details and instructions.

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Information and Guidelines from Prusa:

This is a prototype face shield that we developed. In three days, we went through dozens of prototypes and two verifications with the Czech Ministry of Health.

Useful links

If you want to manufacture shields for others

  • Act as if you were infected by the COVID-19 virus. Wear a face mask and a fresh pair of gloves when collecting each batch of printed parts. Store the parts immediately in a sealable bag.
  • Talk with whoever you’re making the shields for, let them know about your manufacturing environment.
  • There is still debate about how long the virus survives on plastic, but most sources mention 2-3 days. That means that by letting the packed face shields sit for 2-3 days before distributing them, you’ll greatly reduce the risk of transmission.
  • Do not store the entire stock in one place, minimize the risk of cross contamination.

Assembly manual:
English version
English Community version using a laminating foil

3D Printed Face Shield (RC1) – Assembly Video Guide

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Print Instructions

Supports are not necessary.
Print with at least 3 perimeters, about 30% infill.

Ideally, print it from PETG.

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