COVID19 Response

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Knox Makers is organizing efforts to create and provide protective equipment and support to our local health community.


Face Shields Laser Cut Part

Single printed part stls:

Bias Tape Makers
Surgical Mask Straps

Face Shields

A face shield to be worn by medical workers. Our design is based on the Prusa Face Shield with alterations made in response to feedback from UT Emergency Department. It involves a 3d printed part printed part, a laser cut part, and button hole elastic.


3D Printed PETG, ABS, ASA, PLA, PC, Nylon (please print the corresponding file)
Laser Cut An acetate plastic

7mil to 20mil (thicker is preferred)

Suggested Print settings

Wall thickness 1.2mm
Layer height 0.2-0.3mm
Infill density 30%
Speed As fast as stable
suggested settings to print quickly with Cura (tested on custom printer with 0.4mm volcano nozzle)

Bias Tape Makers

Bias tape makers help make the pleats in the fabric masks. They can be 3d printed and are helpful to the community making these masks.

Fabric Masks

Surgical Mask Straps

The surgical mask straps hold the elastic that normally is held by a health worker's ears. It helps save the irritation caused by prolonged usage. These can be 3d printed.