YSU Faculty Design 3D-Printed Filters for Medical Masks

Youngstown State University design masks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Faculty at Youngstown State University have worked with physicians and nurses at Mercy Health-Youngstown to design a filter cartridge that could help address the shortage of personal protective equipment caused by the coronavirus.

The 3D-printed device is under review by the National Institutes of Health’s Print Exchange. It creates a reusable, adaptable filter cartridge that can be attached to commercially available protective masks.

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Originally published April 7, 2020.

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