First Budmen Face Shields Sent to Local Hospitals

Amy Dempster


When Carroll got the call for help to create medical masks and shields for local healthcare workers using its 3D printers, our maker/Fab Lab teachers - Colin Meltzer, Josh Mulready, Jamie Fisher, Louisa French, and Andrew Nimmer jumped into action. 

On Friday, Josh Mulready delivered the first 12 sets and even got a nice share on Facebook from a nurse wearing hers at Brigham & Women's Hospital. Here is a quick update from Josh ...

Colin, Louisa, Jamie, Andrew and myself have been working on getting Budmen Face Shields out to the local community. I was able to deliver the first 12 sets on Friday, Louisa will be delivering another 25 by Tuesday, and I will be making 10 more tomorrow for delivery. We will continue to make these for as long as possible. Each of us has a role and we are ironing out workflow, designs, etc. I have attached a few pictures. The first is an enhanced safety prototype of the Budmen I came up with (adding metal foil tape to the edges to prevent ripping), the first basket of shields ready for delivery, and a picture of the first nurse to use one of our shields.

 



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