Are 3D printed parts sterile?

3D printing often results in more porous surfaces than other production methods, making it easier for microbes to stick to the product. Sterile 3D printing exists, but it takes highly specialized procedures. Because of this, it is often only found in hospitals and research laboratories. When not produced with already sterile material and under sterile […]

Can I reuse / recycle masks?

For the general public masks offer a generic protection to the one wearing the mask, but more importantly to those around, if the bearer is unknowingly infected. For this level of protection and considering a limited use of the mask (one hour or less), then it makes sense to extend its use adopting some simple […]