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New 3D printing technique helps in printing reusable masks

30 March 2020 11:53 AM
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3D Printing expert Cornelius Johannes van der Steenhoven gives an update on how techniques are used to curb spread of the virus.

As the country battles to curb the spread of COVID-19, a group of South Africans are trying to harness the power of technology through 3D printing.

Can 3D printing help in combating the spread of the novel coronavirus?

RELATED: COVID-19 cases now 1,280, second death in South Africa confirmed

Nickolaus Bauer on the Eusebius McKaiser Show chats to RUAH movement 3D Printing expert Cornelius Johannes van der Steenhoven to give more insight on the matter.

We are utilising a printing component where we print face marks and donate them to hospitals all over the country. The masks we are printing are reusable.

Cornelius Johannes van der Steenhoven, 3D Printing expert - RUAH movement

He says anyone with a 3D printer can join the RUAH movement and get instructions on how to print these masks.

To track the latest developments around the coronavirus both in South Africa and abroad, click on this live status report from Strategix.

Listen below to the full conversation:




30 March 2020 11:53 AM
Tags:
3D printing
Coronavirus
Covid 19

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