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3-D printed face cover. Image courtesy: Oman Daily Observer

Oman produces 3-D medical equipment to fight Covid-19

Muscat, April 5, 2020

Oman's Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has successfully produced medical equipment using 3-D printing technology as part of the national efforts to combat Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, said a report.
 
The project has been carried out by MoCI in cooperation with the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn), Oman Technology Fund (OTF) and a number of small and mid-sized enterprises specialising in 3-D printing technology, the Oman Daily Observer report said.
 
It has also coordinated with a plastic production factory to provide plastic materials to produce protective gear as per the standards stipulated by the ministry of health and the Directorate General for Standards and Metrology (DGSM).
 
Further, the MoCI pointed out that it welcomes all initiatives that would serve the health sector in particular and other sectors in general under the current situation, the report added. –TradeArabia News Service
 



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