COVID Chronicles with Michael Ahearn

Title:
  • COVID Chronicles with Michael Ahearn
Creator:
  • Bedrosian, Josiah
  • Ahearn, Michael
Description:
  • In Episode 10 of COVID Chronicles, Josiah sat down with Michael Ahearn from the Peabody Library. Michael has been 3D printing masks to assist our Department of Public Services.
  • Michael Ahearn, programming librarian the Peabody Institute Library, runs the library's makerspace, knowns as the Creativity Lab. The lab includes a 3-D printer, recording studio, etc. People of all ages use the lab for a variety of projects from home repair projects to entrepreneurial projects. Recently, Michael has started to create personal protective equipment/face shields using the lab's 3-D printer. The mask design being used has been approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The final products will go health care facilities and to city employees. Michael uses a 3-D modeling program provided by the NIH. He described the 3-D printing process (with the aid of a video clip).
Date:
  • 04-27-2020
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Publisher:
  • Peabody Access Telecommunications

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Bedrosian, Josiah and Ahearn, Michael, “COVID Chronicles with Michael Ahearn,” Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, Mass., accessed July 24, 2021, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/peabody/items/show/235.

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