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Glass Blower Makes Ventilator Splitter For Hospitals To Assist Covid-19 Battle

Glass Artisan creates glass ventilator splitters

More and more cases around the world pile up as we continue to fight the battle against Coronavirus. The medical field needs help more than ever.

It’s being called “Project Wishbone”. Colorado based glass blower, Joshua McMenamin, has created a splitter that can be used to join ventilators together. “My scientific glass background allowed me to create a piece of glass tubing to join the ventilators to more than one patient,” McMenamin states. He uses non-porous borosilicate glass opposed to plastic, which is much more durable.

It's being called "Project Wishbone". Colorado based glass artisan, Joshua McMenamin, has created a splitter that can be used to join ventilators together. "My scientific glass background allowed me to create a piece of glass tubing to join the ventilators to more than one patient," McMenamin states. He uses non-porous borosilicate glass opposed to the plastic, which is much more durable.
Joshua McMenamin’s Glass Ventilator Splitter

If you did not know, ventilators are at the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic, and there is a major shortage. Therefore, splitters are being created to join ventilators together to assist more than one patient at a time.

Learn more about McMenamin’s innovation at http://covmd.com.

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