Vacuum formed masks Kevin Ellsworth has created an amazing solution for getting 4-6 filters from ONE N-95 mask. The vacuum formed plastic mask and cap accept many types of filters and is designed for reuse. The masks are created on Kevin’s customized Proto-Form. Here’s the Minute Mask description from https://designitforyou.com/ “The Minute Mask was designed to be washable, reusable, replenished and repaired very quickly. There is no worry of not getting replacement parts or filters since the mask can be replenished with materials found locally.
Here are some great videos from popular YouTuber Rick Osgood about of his Proto-Form that he built for his local makerspace in Eugene.
We’ve started a blog here at Workshop Publishing and we think there’s no better way to kick it off then with this fantastic build story from Eric Kervina. Eric is a member of Nova Labs, a Virginia makerspace. He finished his Proto-Form vacuum former in early 2016. The following is Eric’s unedited response to these questions: