According to Professor Alexander WAI Ping-kong, Vice President (Research Development), Deputy President and Provost designate, PolyU, “During the coronavirus outbreak, solidarity is one of the essential elements to battle the disease. The partnership between PolyU, HA/QE and the industry is a good example that embodies the spirit of ‘when one place suffers, aid come from all sides’. We join hands to overcome these difficult times together.”
In accordance with professor HC MAN, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Director of University Research Facility in 3D Printing, PolyU, “Since the face shield is a one-off disposable item, we chose a less expensive PLA filament material to develop the 3D printed frame and attached it with a plastic clear film. We also leveraged the studies of our School of Design in the comparison of head size between Asians and Westerners in order to design a face shield that better fits Chinese wearers. Designed by PolyU and made in Hong Kong, this is a testament to the competence and capability of the Hong Kong manufacturing industry. We can do it and we must do it. I am especially heartened by our friends in industry who have pledged their support without a second thought.”
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