one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff
 

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff

developed by jakarta-based designers, local interior bureau, theflatpack faceshield offers lightweight yet durable protection for medical staff on the frontline of COVID-19. made using one single component of plastic, the shield is not only quick to produce but easier to distribute in its flatpack form. funded by bandung institute of technology, the team has already donated almost 500 faceshields to healthcare facilities in indonesia.

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

using just one piece of polycarbonate the shield offers wider visibility

all images courtesy of local interior bureau – dhanistha dyaksa

 

 

since the initial spread of COVID-19, protective equipment has become harder to find due to the increased demand. with hospital and medical staff on the frontline of this pandemic, they are facing the most significant risk as they work tirelessly to save patients’ lives. with this in mind, local interior bureau has responded with a design that provides quick and easy protection.

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

funded by bandung institute of technology, the team has already donated almost 500 faceshields to health facilities

 
 
 
funded by bandung institute of technology, the design uses 0.3 mm polycarbonate sheets that are laser cut into one single piece. this technique offers quicker production times than most regular or 3D shields, and as a result, cheaper costs, allowing more masks to reach more medical staff. 
 
 

instructions on how to assemble the faceshield

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff

diagram of the faceshield

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

different stages of the prototype

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

stack of prototypes

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

the final prototype

one single piece of plastic folds to make the 'flatpack faceshield' for medical staff designboom

using a piece of 0.3 mm polycarbonate, the faceshield is very lightweight yet durable

 

 

project info:

 

project name: flat pack faceshield

design: local interior bureau – dhanistha dyaksa

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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