Open Source N95 Face Mask Calculations
- Using 0.8 - 1.2 mm nozzles, print time for face masks is estimated to be 1 hr
- Potential production rate - 24 masks per 3D printer.
- Potential production rate of 720 masks per printer per month
- Distributed to 1000 printers worldwide - 720,000 masks per month
- Number of 3D printers - 500k sold in 2018 
- Max potential production using distributed manufacturing assuming about 1/2M printers worldwide - 360M masks per month
- 3M produces 100M masks per month worldwide -