‘Revolutionary’ 3D printer helping stamp out Covid-19

Stéphane Malaussena with the 3D printer that can create intricate and precise objects in less than 30 minutes

Volumic 3D has been making test tubes and face masks, as well as pieces for ventilators, sending them across France and Monaco

A 3D PRINTER company that presented its products at an Elysée Palace innovation event has been running 80 printers day and night to provide supplies for hospitals and laboratories fighting Covid-19.

Volumic 3D has been making test tubes and face masks, as well as pieces for ventilators, sending them across France and Monaco.

Stéphane Malaussena, co-founder of the Nice-based start-up, said labs were the first to make contact because they needed test tubes.

He said: “It wasn’t about printing toys, it was about printing things that ...

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