3D printed face shields being made in county
April 16, 2020
The McGregor Company has begun production of 3D printed face shields to donate to Whitman Hospital & Medical Center.
Christian Hille, engineer and manager of the Plant Nutrient Center for The McGregor Company and leading the 3D printing project, won't be working on this alone, as help is being given by both the Whitman County Library and the Colfax School District.
"Christian got the blueprints from a colleague at the University of Idaho and began making them," said Whitman County Library Director Kristie Kirkpatrick. "The process was slower than he hoped so he asked if he could use the...