Step 1: Gather materials. 1 rubber sheet, 1 printout, 1 marker, 1 pair of scissors Step 2: Cut out the stencil from the print-out Step 3: Trace stencil onto the rubber sheet with marker Step 4: Cut mask out from rubber sheet
Download the V2 Brace here: https://www.fixthemask.com/download
Disclaimer: Please note that not all surgical masks offer equal protection. As stated in the disclaimer, only ASTM Level 1 and above will filter 95% of 0.1 micron particles. China Standard YY 0469 masks only filter 30% of 0.1 micron particles, and European Standard EN 14684s do not filter 0.1 micron particles at all. This solution has not yet passed the CDC test method outlined in 42 CFR 84, but we are partnering with hospitals and national laboratories to get quantitative testing done as soon as possible. See our latest test data here https://medium.com/@fixthemask/latest…. Exercise caution when using masks of any kind. No mask is guaranteed to block COVID-19.
About us: To help with the global shortage of N95 masks, a group of [email protected] mechanical engineers got together to #FixTheMask. We are creating an open source surgical mask brace — improving the sealing and filtration efficiency of standard surgical masks. But while that’s pending, we’ve come up with this DIY surgical mask brace as an immediate solution. This is just the beginning…