A college graduate and a pair of Billings medical professionals have created a free open-source software file that’s been downloaded or shared in 148 countries across six continents.
Now, the so-called Montana Mask is going into mass production using injection mold production with the help of the Bozeman company Spark R&D. Injection Mold production uses softer and more flexible materials than the 3d printer and allows for faster productivity. Colton Zuagg came up with the idea when shortages were reported from coast to coast. Zuagg expects to produce up to 2800 masks per day once production is up and running