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Critical medical equipment is needed to fight COVID-19 - Here is how we can connect you to the correct source:

This hub intends to connect those who need medical aid (Hospitals and Govt. Agencies) and those who can create it using Digital Manufacturing, for which MatterHackers has a broad base of customers to engage with. Whether you are an individual with a 3D printer in your home, or you manage a manufacturing floor with 50+ 3D printers and digital fabrication tools, your support is needed. 

Please find the correct registration forms below and we'll be reaching out to each person to discuss needs and how you can help further. 

Makers Who Can Help

Makers, Engineers, and Print Farms Who Want to Help

Got idle fabrication equipment in the USA and/or design skills that you want to put to use in response to COVID-19? If you are an individual with access to a 3D printer, manage a print farm or have access to other additive manufacturing equipment, please register below and you will be notified how you can help print parts for medical devices. 

Print Critical Supplies
Print Critical Supplies

Medical Facilities Who Need Supplies

Medical Facilities and Government Agencies Looking for Assistance

If you are a U.S. healthcare professional, provider or institution (including research labs and device manufacturers) in need of fabricated items or equipment, we're ready to connect you to a local source of assistance. 

Healthcare professionals can register here to receive 3D printed medical equipment.
Healthcare professionals can register here to receive 3D printed medical equipment.

Important Information

There remains a lot of widespread information out in the world at the moment about how Additive Manufacturing can fill gaps for current medical needs. 

We intend to clear the air and be a National Source of consolidated information. MatterHackers stands on the shoulders of a community that is prepared to be put into action. Those members, and our valued customers, look forward to assisting those in need. 

  • We're focused on the USA only.
  • We have a team of Engineers, EHS, and Emergency Response specialists working to validate designs and ensure what we are printing/fabricating is Safe and Effective. A list of devices will be available shortly. 

Models to Print

Models to Print 

While we are still waiting on validating some models, the following have been circulating through our medical facility partners with positive feedback - please feel free to start production and we will be in touch on where your parts can be distributed shortly: 

Quick Tips for COVID-19 3D Printing

While you wait to be notified, check out the following tips and guidelines for 3D printing components in response to COVID-19:

  • Print with PETG filament. View our "How to Succeed with PETG Filament" guide here. 
  • If you don't have PETG, PLA is an efficient alternative.  View our "How to Succeed with PLA Filament" guide here. 
  • Brush up on all the basics for 3D printing to ensure quality prints and to optimize your workflow - view the collection of useful tips here
  • If you are using any bed adhesives, be sure to clean them off.
    • Warm water with a little soap typically does the trick for most bed adhesives solutions such as PVA glue, Magigoo, and Stick Stick. Isopropyl alcohol is a possible cleaning alternative. If neither work, please refer to any guidances provided by the manufacturer of the bed adhesion solution used.
  • It is best to wear gloves and keep things as clean as possible. Hospitals will be sterilizing parts, but you should try to make it as easy as possible for them to do so.

Why MatterHackers


MatterHackers is in a unique position to connect the additive manufacturing community with experts in various medical professions thanks to many factors, including a wide customer base, employees with medical device engineering backgrounds, and the drive and urgency to help others during this unprecedented time. 

This fight is far from over, and we are privileged to be able to do what we do best - connect people with solutions to be successful in making anything. It’s like we’ve been training our whole maker lives for this moment.
As we face the global challenge of COVID-19, we know that businesses and individuals are relying on 3D printing and digital fabrication more than ever to continue their operations. Please know that MatterHackers will continue to be your partner by providing the tools, materials, and knowledge you need to succeed -  we’ll be shipping orders, answering your questions, and providing support so you can focus on making things that make a difference in these unprecedented times.
  • We have virtualized our operations, but you can still reach our friendly Sales and Customer Support staff by emailing support@matterhackers.com or calling +1 (949) 613-5838.
  • We are temporarily halting all in-store pickup orders, walk-ins, and tours until further notice. 
  • We will continue to ship orders in a timely manner and our warehouse teams are taking maximum safety precautions.
  • We are working hard to ensure as much continuity of supply as possible, however in the coming weeks, availability of certain materials may be impacted. In those cases we are working to make alternatives available. Please contact us if you have specific material needs to discuss.
View our COVID-19 Updates here

Our Impact

Volunteers in the Maker Response Hub are 3D printing PPE components that are being delivered across the country to hostpitals and medical facilities in need. All of our volunteers' hard work printing around the clock is truly making a difference. 

Healthcare professionals at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital using 3D printed face shields thanks to the MatterHackers Maker Response Hub.
Healthcare professionals at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital using 3D printed face shields thanks to the MatterHackers Maker Response Hub.
The pros at Geisinger Health Systems in Pennsylvania are using 3D printed PPE on the front lines - all made and delivered by our volunteers.
The pros at Geisinger Health Systems in Pennsylvania are using 3D printed PPE on the front lines - all made and delivered by our volunteers.
Palo Alto Medical Center receiving 3D printed PPE from our volunteers.
Palo Alto Medical Center receiving 3D printed PPE from our volunteers.