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Autometrix Inc. Offers Various PPE Patterns
It has been encouraging to see manufacturers in the U.S. and around the world coming together to find ways to retool and manufacture PPE to meet the urgent need during the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a proud IFAI member, we would like to share with you the information and patterns we have collected while working with our current machine owners and helping our local community. The various patterns provided for personal protective equipment (PPE) has been put together in conjunction with Kaas Tailored, TukaTech, Cole-TAC, Austin's Couch Potatoes and others. They are offered in the link below for your use. Autometrix is available to help with the right solutions for automated cutting machines and pattern software. For information visit www.autometrix.com/solutions.
Visit www.autometrix.com/ppe for resources, information, and patterns procured by Autometrix, Inc.
State information on supplying PPE
NY State PPE: https://esd.ny.gov/sourcing-covid-19-products-nys
SMRE America can help connect you to machinery to make PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you NECPA for uniting our members. In efforts to fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic, many SMRE America customers have begun using our cutting, sewing and welding machines to make personal protective equipment (PPE). If your company needs access to this equipment during this time, we would be more than happy to put you in touch with some of our customers.
Feel free to email me at Rik.firstname.lastname@example.org, or call at (440)-454-4641.
State of NJ Personal Protective and Medical Intake Form:
Sloan Machinery Company of Salem, NH, is giving away free needles for any fabricators / sewers that want to help provide PPE for their communities. Jamie Sloan jumped in on this project and is facilitating connecting Sloan Machinery with the fabricators who have supplies, fabric, elastic, thread, etc., with sewers who are willing to donate their time to make masks and gowns. So far, as a result of their collective efforts, over 32,000 masks were made and distributed to local municipalities! Well done!!! Contact Sam or Jamie Sloan if you're interested in the "Needle Program" at #603-893-8883.
General resource information regarding Covid-19 PPE Materials from The Miami Corporation
How to Get Involved
Are you one of the heroes willing to help your local healthcare workers, first responders and countless others that may need some PPE equipment? Many states have established resources that will help you connect with the organizations that need this vital equipment. Reach out to your local government or medical community and find out what they need.
Click here to see various options, patterns and videos showing suggestions on making some PPE's.
There are many options in regards to sourcing the items needed to manufacturer and/or assemble the various PPE, so please feel free to reach out to us, or any of your preferred vendors for more information. Below are some of the most popular items we have been asked for in relation to making PPE:
Face Shields & Masks
· Pre-cut press-polished COVID-19 Face Shield [available with or without cut-outs] FS1012 FS1012NCO
· Light Density Foam Tape (3/4" X 1-1/2") - A 7" piece is recommended to make each face shield. FTL34112
· One-Wrap 2-sided Velcro (1” black) - Approximately 27" is recommended to make each face shield. OWB1
· There are different fabric options available with varying degrees of performance. One option is Odyssey, an acrylic coated 100% woven polyester fabric [from Marlen Textiles] that offers Levels 1-3 of AAMI PB70:2012 Liquid Barrier Performance. Download the template on the right here.
· There are different fabric options available for curtains with varying performance levels. Below are some viable options:
A number of different patterns can be found here and here.
Find additional requirement info here.
We are all in this together
With our various resources, we may be able to find the right product or something close to it to help us fight this battle together. We have been inspired by seeing all the companies in our industry who are stepping up to do what they can to fight the virus and we are here to help in whatever way we can.
Thank you and please Stay Safe!
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