3D printing protective face shields for essential service and service industry workers . These shields are an important part of the protective equipment worn by folks such as medical professionals, and act as the first line of defense by preventing viral particles from reaching the face.
The head bracket is 3D printed, and the shield itself is a common acetate sheet. The shield design the Idea Lab is printing is the “Modified Verkstan V1,” a model available for download on Thingiverse.com by user TDMakes. The print file is a modification of an original design from 3DVerkstan, a Swedish additive manufacturing firm.