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Peterborough’s 3D printing experts Photocentric could build ventilators UK needs to fight coronavirus

Written by David

March 19, 2020

Double Queen’s Award winning Photocentric has offered its 3D printing expertise to the government to build desperately needed ventilators. Its offer comes in response to a Government appeal to manufacturers across the UK to turn their skills to making the 30,000 ventilators it says will be needed in the coming weeks to treat severe coronavirus cases. Currently the UK has just 5,000 of the ventilators, which are used by medics to deliver oxygen to patients unable to breathe alone. Paul Holt, MD of Photocentric. Copyright: jpimedia Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he wants 30,000 more made in just a fortnight. Paul Holt, managing director of Photocentric, said: "We would love to do it. "We offered our business to the Government site yesterday and said that we would provide our facilities immediately without hesitation or cost. "We can print most properties of plastic in large format and high resolution. Photocentric. […]

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