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3D Face Shield – Producer FAQ

3D Face Shield Information

Producer FAQ

Where do I download the files to 3D Print Face Shields?

There is a download link on the Face Shield page and also at the bottom of this page. Additionally you can learn more about the National Institute of Health [NIH] approved design here IC3D Budmen Face Shield.

What supplies are needed to make 3D Face Shields and where can I find them?

Filament: 1.75mm PLA or PETG filament available at ZYLTech and IC3D

Polysheet: Clear .005in-.020 thick poly sheet - cut to 12in x 9in rectangles available precut and hole punched from PaperGala

Elastic: 1/2" Width Elastic, cut to 31in long available at Amazon, Michaels, and most craft stores.

Foam Tape: 3/4in wide x 1/2in thick, cut to 9.5in long available at Amazon, Home Depot, and Lowes.

Super Glue: available at Office Supply, Target and other hardware and craft related merchants.

Polybags: Minimum of 12in x 12in dimensions available at Uline

Where can I buy your 3D Printer?

Click here to be notified when the Budmen 3D Printer is available.

What do I do after 3D Printing and assembling?

We are working to match health care organization requests to the registered 3D face shield producers as fast as possible.

However, do not wait for us to connect you. To make an immediate impact please engage the health care organizations in your area directly.

How long does it take to print?

On a Budmen Buildini it takes about 58 minutes to print one visor. Depending on your 3D printer settings, it may take more or less time.

How long does it take to assemble?

This depends on many factors, but it may take from 2 minutes to 10 minutes to assemble.

I don’t have a 3D printer but want to help. What can I do?

Click here to be notified when the Budmen 3D Printer is available. We recommend reaching out to your local health care organizations to find out who is in need and encourage them to register their request on Budmen.com so we can connect them with producers printing face shields in their locality.

DOWNLOAD + PRINT

3D Face Shield V4

Click the button below to download the 3D Face Shield files. Package includes 3D models, templates and assembly instructions.

If you are willing to produce 3D face shields for health care workers battling COVID-19 please register so we can connect you with a health care facility in need.

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