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Citizen designs a homemade protective mask for the Covid-19 epidemics

Shared by sara.di.fabio@p... on 2020-03-25 17:11

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Paolo developed a homemade protection mask because protection gears have become difficult to find in Italy during the Covid-19 pandemic.

His design is homemade and does not replace professional and certified products, it represents emergency protection when nothing better is available.

The necessary materials are:
- cotton fabric
- filter fabric
- soft plastic sheet
- sewing thread
- tetra pack caps or similar
- elastic tape
- cardboard for cutting patterns

Adapted from: https://www.instructables.com/id/My-Antibacterial-Mask/
For detailed instructions: https://www.instructables.com/id/My-Antibacterial-Mask/

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Paolo17 (username on Instructables) develops a protective mask because of the lack of supplies during the Covid-19 epidemics in Italy.

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