3D Face Shield Information

Producer FAQ

Where do I download the files to 3D Print Face Shields?

There is a download link on the Face Shield page and also at the bottom of this page. Additionally you can learn more about the National Institute of Health [NIH] approved design here IC3D Budmen Face Shield.

What supplies are needed to make 3D Face Shields and where can I find them?

Filament: 1.75mm PLA or PETG filament available at ZYLTech and IC3D

Polysheet: Clear .005in-.020 thick poly sheet - cut to 12in x 9in rectangles available precut and hole punched from PaperGala

Elastic: 1/2" Width Elastic, cut to 31in long available at Amazon, Michaels, and most craft stores.

Foam Tape: 3/4in wide x 1/2in thick, cut to 9.5in long available at Amazon, Home Depot, and Lowes.

Super Glue: available at Office Supply, Target and other hardware and craft related merchants.

Polybags: Minimum of 12in x 12in dimensions available at Uline

Where can I buy your 3D Printer?

Unfortunately we are no longer selling our Budmen Buildini 3D Printers. We have stopped all printer production as of 2020.

What do I do after 3D Printing and assembling?

Reach out to health care, first responder, education, community and other essential organizations who may be in direct contact with COVID-19. To make an immediate impact engage the health care organizations in your area directly.

How long does it take to print?

On a Budmen Buildini it takes about 58 minutes to print one visor. Depending on your 3D printer settings, it may take more or less time.

How long does it take to assemble?

This depends on many factors, but it may take from 2 minutes to 10 minutes to assemble.