Saving Lives with 3D Printing

René Ammann
22. March 2020
The original parts normally sell for around $11,000 each, but the 3D-printed valves cost just $1 each to make. (Photo: Lonati SpA, via

Time it took a 3D-printer company in Italy to design and print 100 life-saving respirator valves for a hospital in Brescia, Italy, to connect patients in intensive care to breathing machines: 24 hours

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