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Covid-19: Glassworks produce face shield holders

, Glass International

Glassworkers from O-I and Stoelzle have produced face shield holders using 3D printing to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

Workers at Stoelzle Czestochowa in Poland have started to produce face shield holders using 3D printing.

They are assembled with plexiglass shields supplied by another company and then donated to a local hospital.

O-I is using its 3D printing capability to make face shield frames, which are a piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) for members of the Northwest Ohio medical community.

The medical staff are on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis.

The glassmaker collaborated with local industrial automation company Robex to make the shields.

The face shields resemble a welders mask and add another extra layer of protection to healthcare workers to guard against airbourne viruses.

O-I is making frames to hold the shield.

The plan cam together over the Easter weekend. O-I delivered the first batch of frames on Saturday.

The face frames are reusable while 3D printing is 'as close to zero waste manufacturing as you can get' said O-I Director of Innovative Package Solutions, David Hoadley.

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