Snorkeling masks hacked in a emergency oxygen mask

Italian Team hacked a snorkeling masks into a emergency oxygen masks for hospital ventilators,

Former head physician of the Gardone Valtrompia Hospital, Dr. Renato Favero, and ISINNOVA Makers came up with an idea to fix the possible shortage of hospital C-PAP masks for sub-intensive therapy, which is emerging as a concrete problem linked to the spread of Covid-19.

 The solution : build an of an emergency ventilator mask, realized by hacking a snorkeling mask already available on the market.

Tutorial here:

Usage by the patient is subjected to the acceptance of use of an uncertified biomedical device, by providing a signed declaration.


3D printed Files here

The 3D printed files of the adapter valve “Charlotte Valve” is available here


We will be donating Charlotte Valve to Hospitals:

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PersonalRobots will donate for free  3d printed CharlotteValve for DIY respirators masks during COVID19 emergency to whoever hospital request it in Malta, max production speed is 2 valve/day.

If you are a #doctor and your hospital is in shortage of respirator masks valve, contact us to receive the valve (yellow piece in the image) for free as much we can produce.  >>> Contact us via Facebook Page <<<

Decathlon mask is required and will not be provided ( we don’t have them).

The Valve should be collected on appointment, collectors should provide official request letter from hospital.

Davee Valve is also avaiable free of charge on specific request only.


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