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Edmonds College manufactures face shields for health-care workers

Series: Coronavirus | Story 128

Last updated 4/27/2020 at 11:28am

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David Voetmann, makerspace program manager, demos the ED19, which is being piloted at two Washington state hospitals.

Edmonds College has prototyped and manufactured face shields for health-care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

"We are trying to do our small part to meet the urgent needs of our community and its health-care workers," said President Amit B. Singh. "We've responded rapidly and created innovative processes at both our makerspace and aerospace training center to meet this need."

The college partnered with Kaas Tailored – a Mukilteo-based manufacturer of upholstered aerospace and furniture goods – to produce personal protective equipment (PPE). At Washington Aerospace Training and...

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