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Pair of Men's Rowers Working to Make Protective Masks for COVID-19

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – A pair of Santa Clara men's rowers have used their time during the COVID-19 pandemic to do some good. Sophomores from Washington
Powell Clark and Ian Whiton are working with Maker Mask, which uses 3D printer technology to create respirator masks, the first of their kind to receive National Institutes of Health certification, using materials found at local hardware stores. The project has been featured in the Seattle Times.

The mask has a replaceable HEPA filter and costs between $2-3 to build from easily acquired materials with a hobbyist grade 3D machine.