Ferrari to produce valves for respirators and fittings for protective masks

Ferrari has started to produce respirator valves and fittings for protective masks at its Maranello plant as one of its initiatives in support of health workers treating coronavirus patients.

Ferrari Respirator Valve
Image Supplied by Scuderia South Africa 

The department where car prototypes are usually built is producing these thermoplastic components using additive manufacturing technology.

Some valves have been developed by Mares, a diving equipment manufacturer, tailor-made to fit their masks so as to create emergency masks to assist patients suffering from respiratory failure.

The logistics of the project were handled by Nuovamacut Gruppo TeamSystem, who also helped with the research of the different companies who contributed to the success of the project.

Other fittings are being supplied to Solid Energy, who will use them to transform Decathlon snorkel masks into aids to protect healthcare workers exposed to infection.

In the next few days, Ferrari plans to manufacture several hundred items of equipment that are already being distributed by some of the companies involved, with the coordination of the Italian Civil Protection, to various Italian hospitals including those in Bergamo, Genoa, Modena, and Sassuolo as well as to health workers in the town of Medicina, near Bologna.

Like What You've Read ? Be an Anonymous Angel 
CLICK HERE for the latest News & Trends
CLICK HERE for more Feel Good Stories
CLICK HERE for the latest from Ferrari
Follow @letstorqueza
 
Keep up to date with all that is happening in South Africa
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Follow @ilovezacom on
#LetsTorqueZA #iloveza❤️🇿🇦 #AfterFajrGrind

Trending Posts