Angel Flight Transports TTU’s 3D Printed Medical Supplies to Rural Hospitals



LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - In an effort to serve the rural hospitals across the region, Texas Tech University and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center students, faculty and staff are teaming up with pilots who are volunteering to transport their 3D printed medical supplies.


Since the outbreak of COVID-19 began, TTU and TTUHSC have collaborated to research and produce face shields, N95 masks, ventilator adapters and more. Engineering and Honors College faculty and staff jumped in to begin production with the help of other departments, colleges and local businesses that had printers and supplies. The production of face shields and ventilator splitters has been successful.


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