FI Innovations sales and marketing manager Carl Johnston stands next to the 3-D printer capable of making 200 ventilator parts a night. Photo: Laura SmithAs the country prepares to enter Alert Level 4, one Invercargill manufacturing company is asking to be able to work to produce in-demand hospital equipment. The first was a ventilator part, which he said was in high demand overseas in places with many cases of the virus. With the type of printer available to it, the company could produce about 200 of these a night. As demand for these products increased globally, files had become available for download to enable 3-D printers to manufacture them.
Source: Otago Daily Times March 24, 2020 15:22 UTC