The CoVisor face shield is a modified version of the Prusa RC3 with extended coverage to meet UK regulations and an adjustable plastic strap. It is inherently reusable because the headband and strap are injection moulded polypropylene and the visor is laser cut PET, all of which have smooth plastic surfaces that can be sterilised. A brow guard option and replacement screens are available.
Comfort: Wide, smooth headband and adjustable strap should be comfortable to wear. Flexible headband conforms to a wide range of head sizes. Weighs approx 84g.
Ease of use: Adjustable strap adds time to donning and may increase contamination contact risk. Inherently resistant to fogging due to ventilation. Plans for anti-fog clear visor material.
Safety: Visor is 330 mm x 245 mm, providing coverage in excess of UK regulatory requirements. brow guard accessory provides protection from droplets falling over the top of the visor.
UK approval: CE marked as Cat III PPE.
Sterilisation: Smooth surfaces and lack of porosity mean it should be sterilisable with steam or wiping down.
(Images courtesy of CoVisor)