Hartford Public Library 3D printing face mask adapters for health workers on frontlines of pandemic

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Public Library is helping those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The library is making mask adapters with its 3D printers.

A mask adapter is a plastic frame that fits around the nose and mouth; it will allow healthcare workers to adapt its current stock of masks to be more effective in preventing the virus.

The masks will be given to UConn Health.

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