Covid-19: Volunteers coming together across Malaysia to produce PPE for frontliners

Stem4all Makerspace volunteer Miranda Tan putting together face shields fabricated using a 3D printer. — Bernama

Volunteers across Malaysia are leveraging technology to ramp up production of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontliners, and also ensure that the protective gear goes to the right people as quickly as possible.

One such initiative, the Open Source Community Fight Against Covid-19, is a Facebook group of tech enthusiasts who are using 3D printers, laser cutters and plastic injection moulding machines to produce safety gear.

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