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Acrylic Sneeze Guards for NASA
Posted by Chris Carpenter on
I was recently contacted by NASA at Wallops Island VA to build some acrylic sneeze guards for their launch control room. They have an upcoming launch and to minimize the chance of COVID-19 inflection, NASA wants to install sneeze guards between each of the control room stations. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak and the volume of businesses that are installing acrylic protective barriers, acrylic sheets have become harder to obtain. I contacted some local acrylic suppliers and managed to get an order of acrylic sheets. We settled on 36”x 36”, 1/4” thick clear acrylic sheets. The bases were...
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