NYU MakerSpace Covid-19: PAPR and Ventilator Parts

Reverse Engineering Parts Needed for the Medical Covid-19 Response Written by Victoria Bill, NYU Tandon MakerSpace Director PAPR Clips The need: Last week, NYU Langone medical staff and faculty in the Clinical Engineering department reached out to the MakerSpace through the NYU Covid-19 Task Force about designing replacement parts for powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs). Medical staff wear these hoods as protective devices.  There is a clip that holds a facemask in place that can…