April 16, 2020
Veteran and Physician Assistant Studies Student Alec Fields Uses 3D Printer to Enhance PPE During COVID-19 Pandemic
Fields has produced more than 100 brackets for the hospital as well as for fire and rescue teams in Havelock, North Carolina. Fields is using an open-source design and is customizing the brackets to fit masks that health care providers use. He said it can take anywhere from 70 to 90 minutes to print about half a dozen brackets, depending on their size.