March 24, 2020

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Open Source Face Shield for Covid-19 that can be 3D printed and face shield can easily be cut on K40 or similar common 40 watt laser cutter.

repo name MKme/face-shield
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created 2020-03-21


Open Source Face Shield for Covid-19

ORIGINAL DESIGN Protective Visor by 3DVerkstan

Open source Covid-19 face shield for medical and public use (splash shield NOT mask) reference files tips and tricks I find along the way

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Overview Video (short):

FULL Video Tutorial:


3D Printer (My current fav) :

3D Printer Filament (AMZ3D)

Binding Covers (7 mil PVC sheet for shield- Don’t laser cut PVC though)

Acetate Sheets (4.5 mil option):

More acetate sheet options:

Version notes:

A4-standard-sheetErics8.5-11- This was first version of full bevels and holes proper for North America paper size

A4-standard-sheetErics8.5-11justholes- This is JUST holes and can be used for someone not wanting to bevel the edges

Letter-sized-shield-for-A4-frame-lasercut .75mm outward from centrebothsides- New version with bevels and holes spaced both sides 0.75mm outboard

Split versions added by Tekmason which can be produced on 3D printers that have smaller build plates

Get the stacked version here from @Carl0sGS so you can print MANY at a time without restarting your printer:

Instructions (40 watt lasercutter):

Open my SVG in K40 whisperer and use top section as it was made with version 0.92:

I have already done the correct coloration for Vector cut:

Clcik Vector Cut

Or use a paper punch and make them manually.


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