Medical Plastics News: Q and A: How Protolabs and Essentium are Helping Fight COVID-19

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MPN editor Laura Hughes reached out to Blake Teipel, CEO and co-founder of Essentium, and Gurvinder Singh, global product director, injection moulding at Protolabs, to find out how the companies were helping with the pandemic.

CEO Blake Teipel shares the process of Essentium establishing a manufacturing process centre in ten days to house an Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D printing platform and developing the Essentium reusable mask frame using material known as Essentium TPU74D (thermoplastic urethane) which allows for easy cleaning, and is used with a single-use, replaceable filtration media.

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