Central Catholic students use 3D printer to design face masks

Posted at 7:04 PM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 19:04:53-04

STARK COUNTY, Ohio — Two Central Catholic High School students are teaming up to help the community.

Blake Abbot and Brock Stropki are using 3D printers to create mask clips and face shields to protect essential and frontline workers.

"If there is any way to help people using my 3D printer, I'm glad to do it and I'll always help. As soon as I saw that supplies were in demand I was sure there had to be something I/we could print that would help out," Blake said.

They have donated the gear to the community. On Wednesday, they dropped off 40 face shields to the Green Fire Department.

The gear will be donated to any organization that has a need for them.

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