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Boituva Campus mobilizes to make masks, face shields and food donations

The intention is to collaborate with the protection of health workers and assist the needy community

  • Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 16:21 pm
  • Last updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 17h42

 The Boituva Campus started its production of TNT face shields and masks, as a way to help protect health workers in the city in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The city commissioned the campus to produce 200 face-shiel units and 2.000 TNT masks. The material used for production will be donated by businessmen from the region.

The campus will use a laser cutting machine for face masks, which will facilitate the work of students who volunteered to sew protective equipment.

The campus laser cutting machine started to be used to cut the masks, which facilitated the work of around 20 volunteer seamstresses. In addition, the campus 3D printer is being used to manufacture face shields, the mold of which has been adapted, based on a project by the Federal University of Santa Catarina. The guards are being cut and assembled by volunteers. The Iperó Health Department and the Boituva Health Department have already requested donations of this equipment.

Motivated to collaborate with the community students mobilized to collect food and cleaning materials to be donated to vulnerable families in the municipality, the campus is a point of collection of donations.

Public health institutions can also count on the help of the campus to maintain respirators, the Iperó Health Department has requested the maintenance of a respirator, interested parties should contact by email or by calling 15 3363-8620.


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