‘Lime Shield’ initiative makes PPE face shields for frontline workers

The Limehouse Community Forum is working with local entrepreneurs Florian Herrengt and Aline Francois to manufacture and provide face shield Personal Protection Equipment and they need your cash.

Mark Slankard, Chair of Limehouse Community Forum delivering 3D printed face masks

Mark Slankard, Chair of the Limehouse Community Forum (LCF) said that the first priority of the LCF ‘Lime Shield’ initiative is supplying the 3D-printed face shields to frontline workers at the Royal London Hospital and residents, local care homes and supporting community charities as well as vulnerable members of the community.

Donations are sought for the materials needed for production – a £5 donation buys enough materials to produce four shields. Bargain!

You can donate to the LCF Face Shield initiative on GoFundMe here. At the time of publication £1,205 has been raised of the £5,000 target.

No amount is too small and all donations will be gratefully received.

The YouTube video below gives you an idea what 3D scanning actually is!

Bikeworks delivery

The shields can be delivered thanks to BikeWorks, a charity which has repurposed its cycling instructors to make local deliveries, or a convenient socially-distanced pickup can be arranged.

3D mask components Photo courtesy 3DVERKSTAN

The LCF is also making these face shields available to their colleagues at Limehouse Aid, who are dedicated to ensuring that vulnerable residents are looked after.

There is no charge for the face shields; they are free for the asking. If you have a personal or household request for shields, you must be a registered member of the LCF – just email your request to limeshield@limehouse.info

This LCF initiative will continue until there is no longer a need, or until funding is exhausted.

Very well done to all involved in this project especially Florian Herrengt and Aline Francois.

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3D printed PPE face mask Photo courtesy 3DVERKSTAN