Poland-based VentilAid project 3D prints open-source ventilator
Engineers and designers from Poland-based Urbicum have banded collectively to launch the VentilAid project, an effort to design an open-source ventilator which might be reproduced utilizing a 3D printer and an meeting of fundamental, simply accessible elements. The open-source ventilator is being designed to assist medical professionals within the battle towards the coronavirus pandemic in instances the place extra conventional hospital assets are restricted or exhausted.
“We are facing a serious threat due to COVID-19,” the VentilAid staff writes on its web site. “Most of the countries are suffering severe shortage of medical equipment, that cannot be produced and delivered in a short time. Ventilators are essential to keep breathing when faced with the complications of COVID-19.”[Source: 3DPMN]