Stopgap Surgical Face Mask (SFM) Revision B

This design has undergone review in a clinical setting and has been found appropriate when fabricated with the printer type and materials specified.

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Thu, 2020-04-30 22:03

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Ben Thank-you for getting rid of the flange. This geometry is a lot easier to deal with.

Hi David,

Credit for SFM design goes to VHA.  I'm glad this design works for your unique application.  

Best, Ben

Great mask and easy the print.  The one issue I have that elastic straps keep falling out since the mounting part is an open ring instead of a closed ring.  Also it doesn't work well if you have to substitue thicker 3/4 inch elastic due to unavailibility of 1/4 inch.

Can we remix this to modify the mounting part to support thicker elastic?

Thanks for sharing this.  Can you make the hole bigger, so you can use thicker elastic?  1/4 elastic is hard to find, but 3/4 can be found..

When you use thicket elastic it tends to fall out

Hi -

We have printed a bunch of these masks and as an organization we would like a letter from the inventors of this design authorizing us to use the designs under the CC BY license. Please guide us on how to proceed ahead with this.

I'll contact you directly