Plastics in Medical Manufacturing 2020

Andrew Roderick

andrew roderick

Lead Applications & Sales Engineer
Extol Inc.

How Industrial 3D Printing Enabled the Response to COVID-19 with Development of Multiple New Products and Scaled Production using HP Multi Jet Fusion Polypropylene


The response to COVID-19 has been the Wild West. Learn how Extol was able to leverage HP MJF 3D printing to develop products that met the changing needs of front line workers all while producing 28,000 respirator components that used HP MJF Polypropylene.

About the Speaker

Andrew Roderick currently works as the Lead Applications & Sales Engineer for Extol’s Additive Business Unit. He is passionate about design for additive and helping customers find new applications for 3D printing. Andrew has been involved in additive for the last three years and was a key driver in the launch of Extol’s Digital Development Center. In this role he works closely with customers to find high value applications as well as support them in prototyping needs. Andrew has been with Extol for 6 years and has worked in various other roles including tooling designer, custom assembly equipment designer, and Innovation Engineer, where he converted a component designed for injection molding to an end use additive part that increased the performance of the nanoSTAKE product. Recently Andrew lead the efforts of providing a customer with critical production scale additive parts during the COVID pandemic.

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