Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Macpac creates safety visors for critical care workers

Macpac, the thermoformed packaging designer and manufacturer, has designed and produced a PPE visor for critical care workers requiring vital protection to combat COVID-19.

The thermoformed visor, which is lightweight in construction sits comfortably against the forehead with an adjustable elastic head band, will be in production and available from W/C 13th April.

The visor has already been approved by the MHRA (Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) on device compliance. Designed to sit away from the face at an angle to allow the use of glasses or protective goggles and face masks.

The hygienic design means that the Visor can be washed or wiped down easily for re-use if required. Made from 100% recyclable material the visor offers a highly cost-effective solution for medical professionals or personal use.

Produced at Macpac’s BRC AA grade accredited manufacturing site the items can be produced in high volume on Macpac’s modern high-speed thermoforming machines.

Initially 90,000 -100,000 units can be produced a week, with an option to upscale the production if required down the line doubling capacity output.

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