Why 3D Printing Is Effective for Disaster Response

Why 3D Printing Is Effective for Disaster Response

Why 3D Printing Is Effective for Disaster Response

04/18/20

“Why is 3D printing effective for disaster response?”

 

When a disaster strikes, supplies can often come up short. However, if a 3D printer is around, objects can be made on the spot. For example, during the 2019-2020 Coronavirus pandemic, an engineering student was able to 3D print facemasks for care workers when supplies came short.

 

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