#MeetTheMakers – Harry Jordan, age 17 from Hertford
May 5, 2020

#MeetTheMakers – Harry Jordan, age 17 from Hertford

We can’t think of a better way to start our #MeetTheMakers series than with Harry Jordan. Firstly, a BIG thank you, Harry, for working so hard to support the front line workers and for taking time out to speak to us. You can help Harry and our other makers get the filament they need to …

We’ve raised over £130,000 thanks to your kind donations
May 2, 2020

We’ve raised over £130,000 thanks to your kind donations

92,701 face shields have now been sent out to front line workers! WOW, what an amazing 3D Crowd UK community effort. We’ve now raised over £132,000, thank you again for all your donations! It would be great if you could follow 3DCrowdUK on social media and help spread the word, so we can meet our …

3D Crowd UK – Go Fund Me Update – 28th April
April 28, 2020

3D Crowd UK – Go Fund Me Update – 28th April

Firstly a HUGE thank you to everyone who has donated so far. You’ve helped 3D Crowd grow to over 8000 volunteers in only 4 weeks and now with nearly 2,500 hospitals (including Nightingale hospitals) GP surgeries, social care organisations and pharmacies across UK asking for shields we to continue to raise money to support this …

Rainbow Boxes
April 25, 2020

Rainbow Boxes

Decorated boxes have started to arrive and they’re wonderful. It’s great to see families getting involved. Its the little things like this that make big differences. Please keep decorating 🙂

#theBIGdelivery
April 25, 2020

#theBIGdelivery

Hot on the heels of #theBIGprint was #theBIGdelivery When pictures speak louder than words. THANK YOU!

4546B-2-3D Shields!
April 16, 2020

4546B-2-3D Shields!

One of our 3DPrinting technicians is also a video game animator, working at Unknown Worlds on Subnautica. Scott MacDonaldwas motivated by family work working for the NHS and has used his technical know-how to 3D print face shields for the 3DCrowd initiative. Scott recently commented for the the online animation magazine Skwigly:   “My cousin ...

The Big Print – Easter Update
April 12, 2020

The Big Print – Easter Update

A Big Week Early local deliveries got thousands of kits out to medics and GPs where people personally knew there was a need, but the difficulty of getting elastic and visors made at all, and then shipping them to thousands of places in the right quantities limited the scale this could work at. #TheBigPrint was …

3D Crowd UK – Fund Raising Update – 4th April
April 4, 2020

3D Crowd UK – Fund Raising Update – 4th April

Barely a few days after we got more ambitious about our goal as a movement, the public have smashed the new one! That means we’ve covered a bunch of material costs, and the generous organisers who stepped up and maxed out their credit cards to cover hard-to-get things like visors and elastic can breathe easily …

3DCrowd Yorkshire Hub
April 2, 2020

3DCrowd Yorkshire Hub

Engineers from the University of Sheffield have joined forces with 3DCrowd. Lead by Dr Pete Mylon from the University’s Faculty of Engineering, the team is utilising the world class engineering facilities in the University’s Diamond building to rapidly manufacture face shields for frontline NHS staff working in hospitals and healthcare practices. His team brings together ...

Support For 3D Crowd UK Keeps On Growing!
March 31, 2020

Support For 3D Crowd UK Keeps On Growing!

WOW! what progress! the amount of support pouring in from around the country and abroad is huge! we have offers of filament, materials and transportation, the final tooling for the visors is complete and we expect them coming in this week. we made another delivery to a hospital, this time over 100 to Morriston hospital …