COVID-19 Classroom Safety and 3D Product Design Challenge (open-source designs)

in Product Design held by MacKenzie Brown
Contest Ended, Winner(s) have been selected.
Description:
Schools and colleges are under pressure to re-open after the Coronavirus lockdown temporarily shifted classes online. This can present a unique challenge for crowded classroom settings and the educational institutions will need to adapt.

We believe the Cad Crowd community can help slow the spread with open-source product designs specific to the educational environment. This virus prevention contest is a follow-up to the May challenge for the workplace and public spaces ( www.cadcrowd.com/contest/2332-covid-19-coronavirus-product-design-and-3d )

The latest FDA advisory suggests that COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person, typically through respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing, or talking. Experts indicate the risk of infection can be reduced with masks, physical distance, and barriers between individuals in spaces where groups of students gather.

The goal for this contest is to create open-source designs shared under Creative Commons that can be affordably produced with 3D printing and/or off-the-shelf components (pre-made parts, plexiglass, etc.).
Wants:
The contest is open to designs that involve barriers, modular walls, or ideas that encourage social distancing in schools. Locations may include classrooms, hallways, gyms, cafeterias, libraries, etc. Specific ideas are barriers/modular walls for desks, lockers, urinals, waiting areas, cafeteria tables, one-way barriers for halls. In addition, you may want to include clips to hold the barriers in place that can be created with 3D printing or readily available components.

Refer to the contest attachment for photos to help you get started on your winning design.

Please submit your design entry with images, a neutral CAD file format (.igs, .stp, .fbx, .obj, .x3d, etc.) and a native file format if applicable (e.g. SolidWorks, Inventor, CATIA, Creo, NX, 3ds Max, etc.). Also, please upload your entry as a downloadable file onto the CAD library, so others can view and download designs - www.cadcrowd.com/3d-models/new

All community members that submit a high-quality design receive 50 bonus points on the leaderboard. We’re also aiming for corporate sponsorship to increase the prize value and number of prizes for this contest.

We appreciate your participation in this challenge to help safely re-open schools by Fall.

Cheers,
MacKenzie
Additional Information
Hi All,

Send me a message if you're concerned that your design has been imitated by another user.

*Note: Cad Crowd does not guarantee that design entries will prevent transmission of the Coronavirus/SARS-CoV-2.

Entries

1st Winner
#71 Folding shield 01a by supra77
This is my design like the previous design, adding details.
Thank you
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Aug 10, 2020 5:54
2nd Winner
#81 covid_desk by atekd
Covid desk is made for classroom. The base is with the sliding channel. The side wall are with acrylic 5mm. A chair with iron or plastic material. With a desk attach to it. The side wall can we slide to enter and lock.
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Aug 11, 2020 18:54
3rd Winner
#55 Roller Shield by CjOY
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
This is a Simple Plastic Sheet Roller which can be attached anywhere as required. Adjustable sheet can be drawn easily which will act as a barrier.
Thankyou
CjOY
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Aug 3, 2020 8:13
4th Winner
#52 COVID-19 Classroom Safety Challenge by Saurabhverma
This Product is designed to provide a safe and healthy environment for the students in classrooms.
It can be attached to any table of any size and can provide a safe working space in classrooms and offices and after pandemic can be easily removed to get back to the earlier setups.
This device has a transparent sheet inside it, which can be pulled out using a handle and can be attached to the other side of the table.
The device is equipped with a UV light near the sheet roll, which will start sterilizing the sheet when the sheet goes in or out of the box.
There is also an external UV light for disinfecting the table. 
As UV light is harmful to human skin, The first UV light is inside the box near the sheet roll and activates only when the sheet starts moving.
For complete information of the concept, please refer to the attached design guide.
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Aug 2, 2020 21:50
#26 Transparent screen & holder by Alikhan
I am often work in an open space such as a library or office. In such places, people are forced to sit side by side, without proper protection from the people sitting next to them. For protection possible to use stands made by 3D printer (PLA or PVC), as well as transparent screen.
Best regards Ali
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Jul 24, 2020 13:21
#43 Restaurant with Barrier - 1st concept by Gregorius Giga
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
This is the 1st concept design about restaurant table with barrier, the barrier is made from Acrylic and you can use Glass for transparency so you can still look around the table. The Barrier is not fix so you can change the lenght of the Barrier because it has sliding part, Each place has hand sanitizer and its place so you no need too use sanitizer together or with other. Hope you like this, your feedback its very helpful.
Thankyou and keep healthy, Giga
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Jul 29, 2020 7:52
#27 Tools for consumption of Garry deployment by Endy Wizaya
Hi sir, here I have re-designed my design ago, hope you like
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Jul 25, 2020 1:10
#28 Classroom safery Idea by Ankur vats
Hi Sir,
I have made a simple design that can be implemented at a very low cost & without hassle. I make a box above the desk to prevent the droplets or direct contact with others & I cover this from the top also to provide the safety from the top also. I make it half slanted from three sides so droplets cant sit on this & I made an 8" sliding window along with the desk which can use by the user at per his/her inconvenience. you can use clips or studs to attach this with the desk, also you can use this idea at any place or size.
Thanks
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Jul 25, 2020 10:44
#30 Acrylic sheet support 3 - stackable by Rishi reddy
With a growing need for social distancing amidst the global pandemic, it is important to come up with creative solutions to get life back to normal while staying safe. I tried to create a compact model that is cost effective, modular and can be 3D-printed. The model is a support for readily available acrylic sheets (please refer the screenshot for an example configuration). This new model can be stacked and stored easily.
Details:
Package volume of model: 200mm*200mm*200mm
Acrylic sheet size in screenshot: 6Feet*4Feet
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Jul 25, 2020 19:27
#39 Classroom bench for COVID-19 by TeamX
This bench is designed keeping the comfort of students.The Seat is for single student only.For protection,A Transparent shield is provided so that the air transmission may limited and they can see through it during lectures.Also,A transparent boundary is provided between the table so that Professors/Teachers can check whether the student is hiding something below the seat or not.The table and bench has been welded together at a perfect distance.A hook is been provided which can be used by the students for hanging their schoolbag.
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Jul 28, 2020 8:53
#41 Library by benjamino
This entry illustrates how physical barriers(acrylic, wood, transparent glass) can be set up in a library/computer lab with 3d printable stands. The native file format is SolidWorks and neutral file formats in STEP, STL, and IGS.
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Jul 28, 2020 10:52
#44 Office with Barrier - 1st concept by Gregorius Giga
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
This is the 1st concept design for the office desk, with barrier, the barrier is made from Acrylic and you can use Glass for transparency so you can still look around the table. The Barrier is not fix so you can change the lenght but the deep and the locker of the barrier is fix and strong so you can feel better, each side has a hand sanitizer so you no need too use sanitizer together or with other. Hope you like this, your feedback its very helpful.
Thankyou and keep healthy, Giga
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Jul 29, 2020 7:57
#48 COVID 19- Safe Classroom Design by AX.Design.PDX
My approach to this contest was to try and utilize as much off the shelf components with minimal modifications required in classrooms. Using a ceiling fan with an up draft as well as a UVGI upper room unit would greatly reduce the bacteria/ virus count in the room. These upper room UVGI systems are used in hospitals and labs currently. Using a rubber strap and drilling (x2) holes in a desk to mount a alcohol cleaning solution dispenser, a tissue holder and a waste basket was my idea for keeping the desk surface as clean as possible. Having the dispenser touch free set to a timer or connected via WIFI so that the educator can determine when to dispense solution for the students to clean the desk surface.
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Aug 1, 2020 2:32
#51 COVID-19 replaceable plastic sheet desk by saleh
In this design, the used plastic sheet which place on the surface of the desk (that might be infected to COVID-19 virus) would be replaced by another disinfected clean sheet by pushing down the pedal at the bottom of the desk. This pedal can be replaced by an electric motor if the wiring required wouldn't make any issue. Also; the plastic sheet can be used only once or can be disinfected by alcohol or UV disinfection tool which could be installed inside of the desk.
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Aug 2, 2020 17:51
#57 Removable Shield by Panji Hakim
This shield can be moved to another table because the barrier can be removed. Loosen the screw under the table to remove it.
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Aug 3, 2020 13:45
#67 portable barrier 01 by supra77
This is my 1st design, it can be portable and easy to carry
thank you
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Aug 6, 2020 21:27
#69 Turn Shield by CjOY
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
This is a Simple Plastic Shield. This Product is designed to provide a safe and easy movement for the students in classrooms by turning the shield sideways for moving. It gives full covering (Safe) and doesn't need to be removed for getting out. Please see the working animation. It can be attached to any table of any size.
Thankyou
CjOY
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Aug 7, 2020 17:07
#88 new cabin for kids by senthilnathan
The purpose of design is to maintain social distance for kids only ..
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Aug 12, 2020 6:38
#80 Holdong Tighht & Adjustble by Infinite 7_∞ Designs
It is used to any where & any type of benches and Tables to fitted glass ,(classrooms, hallways, gyms, cafeterias, libraries, etc.)
It is Fitted To Easy &Simple of the Table "Bottem" side
Note: screw size Depending Up on table (or) Benches "Thickness"
i Hope you Under stand this "glass fitting project"
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Aug 11, 2020 18:01
#86 partion details by senthilnathan
I am used plastic pad and steel clamp for easy partitions .
pl find my details
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Aug 12, 2020 4:54
#85 Protection barrier against COVID-19 by Ivan Zerpa
The design was made to function as a barrier that minimizes the transmission of COVID-19 between people, either between clients and staff who provide products or services, or between two or more people who share a common space.
The design consists of only one piece of acrylic, which must be manufactured using a
cutting method such as: laser, router, waterjet, manual cutting, etc. With this the flat pattern will be obtained. It should then be folded as indicated by the drawings included in the uploaded files. The design also incorporates a small shelf where people can place their belongings such as cell phones, tables, keys, etc. or the products that they want to market with other people
Excellent initiative by CADCROWD to contribute to the fight against COVID-19.
Thank you.
Best regards
Ivan Zerpa
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Aug 12, 2020 1:40
#17 Covid 19 wall barier by CDdesignSTUDIO
Covid 19 - wall barrier
Each side has slight slope which prevents aerosol spreading
Material: plexiglass
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Jul 20, 2020 6:32
#90 Concept 4 - Foldable Barrier ver01 by Gregorius Giga
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
Thanks for still open this contest, this is my 4th concept that is Foldable Barrier. The Barrier is made from transparent material that is pyrex glass, whats makes it foldable is using hinge 50x50 on the corner, It is completely by using handle and bolster, both is lock by self tapping screw. Easy to use, avoid covid virus spread around and easy to carrying.
Thank you and keep healthy, Giga
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Aug 14, 2020 4:25
#22 4 way modular acrylic sheet support-2 by Rishi reddy
With a growing need for social distancing amidst the global pandemic, it is important to come up with creative solutions to get life back to normal while staying safe. I tried to create a compact model that is cost effective, modular and can be 3D-printed. The model is a support for readily available acrylic sheets (please refer the screenshot for an example configuration). The model can be easily modified to fit sheets of various sizes.
The revised model consists of smoother edges and a reduced volume for material reduction.
Details:
Package volume of model: 200mm*200mm*200mm
Acrylic sheet size in screenshot: 6Feet*4Feet
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Jul 22, 2020 9:50
#21 Library glass barrier by Akash Jayanthan
Simple and portable glass barriers. Can be used in libraries, computer labs etc.
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Jul 22, 2020 6:22
#20 Glass Partition Table Clip by hannahdesigns
Glass Partition Table Clip for 1/8" plastic partition.
Clip to be attached to table , then partition can be fitted to the top of the table into the clips.
See pictures for intended application.
Can make clip for different thicknesses of partitions
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Jul 21, 2020 21:36
#61 Single acrylic sheet mount for desk and walls by Kevin bains
All in one design for social distancing and sneeze guard to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Its an acrylic sheet stand for sneeze guard. It is easy and cheap to manufacture, good for 3d printing and injection moulding.
Very easy to use, with multiple uses. It can be simply placed or crewed to classroom floor, washroom walls, office desk and study tables.
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Aug 5, 2020 16:29
#9 sanitizer stand 2 by StephanStrydom
Foot operated sanitizer stand with 5l internal capacity.
Lockable
Simple and affordable to manufacture.(I have quotes)
Manufacture ready
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Jul 18, 2020 18:07
#68 Shared Space- Partitions by sharad_prateek
Hi,
Uploading an updated version of the previous model, reducing the number of fasteners to be used.
The features of the design are as follows:
1. Easy to install and maintain.
2. Ensures social distancing by allowing people to move in and out, one at a time; implementing the principles of Poka-Yoke.
3. The components used here can be easily available in supermarkets (like door hinges, bolts, nuts, acrylic sheets, mounting brackets or sheet metal and rope); while the other components can be printed (like the door handle, sheet to sheet brackets and rope hanging section)
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Aug 7, 2020 8:50
#10 Modular walls for worskpaces and schools by Akash Jayanthan
Given the current state of the world, social-distancing has become the common norm. Modular walls help with that in mind. Everything from parts to assembly is as easy as putting together Lego's. A practical example can be anything , whether it's a student handing over their homework through the glass , or a well confined workspace.
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Jul 18, 2020 18:26
#65 Hat by Anwar DM
It will be awkward but, out of the box
hope you like this concept.
Shape and dimension can be change by requested.
Thank you
Anwar
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Aug 6, 2020 16:40
#64 student table with glued copper woowen sheet for protected covid 19 virus. by vipulp
Dear sir
hi
I made here cheapest table with acrylic sheet but added copper woowen cloth sheet for protection from covid 19. when virus will be come to surface of copper cloth sheet then copper will be killed virus naturally. sheet is also washable. sheet will be glued on acrylic sheet both side and upper side of table every surfaces. Front side acrylic sheet will be opened so student shows clearly to teachers. Will be copper sheet used in classroom, library, cafeteria, waiting room, offices, etc.
secondly used good looking sanetizer bottle with mounted cap so can mounted with acrylic sheet through screws.
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Aug 6, 2020 6:35
#63 fixed acrylic sheet mount for desk by Kevin bains
All in one design for social distancing and sneeze guard to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Its an acrylic sheet stand for sneeze guard. It is easy and cheap to manufacture, good for 3d printing.
Very easy to use, with multiple uses. It can be simply crewed to the classroom desk, washroom walls, office desk and study tables.
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Aug 5, 2020 17:39
#62 simple acrylic mount for tables by Kevin bains
All in one design for social distancing and sneeze guard to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Its an acrylic sheet stand for sneeze guard. It is easy and cheap to manufacture, good for 3d printing and injection moulding.
Very easy to use, with multiple uses. It can be simply placed on the classroom desk, office desk and study tables.
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Aug 5, 2020 17:23
#8 sanitizer stand 1 by StephanStrydom
Sanitizer stand concept 1
Manufacture ready.
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Jul 18, 2020 18:05
#60 Acrylic sheet sneeze guard stand lean design by Kevin bains
All in one design for social distancing and sneeze guard to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Its an acrylic sheet stand for sneeze guard. It is easy and cheap to manufacture, good for 3d printing and injection moulding.
Very easy to use, with multiple uses. It can be simply placed or crewed to classroom floor, washroom walls, office desk and study tables.
any further modifications can be done.
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Aug 5, 2020 16:07
#59 Meeting Conference Desk - ver01 by Gregorius Giga
Hi MacKenzie Brown,
This is the 1st concept design for the Meeting Conference office desk, with barrier, the barrier is made from Acrylic and Glass, you can use it for transparency so you can still look around the table especially for important meeting. The barrier has a bracket to keep the barrier strong and stand, each side has a hand sanitizer so you no need too use sanitizer together or with other. Hope you like this, your feedback its very helpful.
Thankyou and keep healthy, Giga
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Aug 5, 2020 15:25
#58 Safety class room by Ecco
it's my proposal. the table has glass until back so make the body of the student is protected when sit down.
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Aug 5, 2020 10:36
#70 Office by benjamino
Physical barrier on an office work desk using acrylic on 3d printable stands. Native file format is in Solid works 2018 and neutral formats in STEP and IGS. Thanks
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Aug 9, 2020 13:21
#12 Personal student barrier by Akash Jayanthan
A revised rendering of a plexiglass barrier. The glass holders are divided into three parts that can be assembled one on top of the other through interlocking, and can be arranged in opposite directions to hold more glass panels, hence making more room.
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Jul 19, 2020 8:05
#72 CAFETERIA by benjamino
Physical barriers on a cafeteria dining table to promote social distancing among its customers. There are two critical supports namely; side stand and hub to hold the partition in place. These supports can be 3d printed, I have provided the STL file formats for them. The overall concept was modeled in Solid Works and neutral file formats are provided in STEP and IGS. Thanks
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Aug 10, 2020 8:23
#73 ADJUSTABLE HOLDER by Panji Hakim
Possible able to adjust to the size of the table, the division of space or corner can be adjusted because the main holder is connected by a hinge system. And the glass didn't attached permanently so it can changed.
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Aug 10, 2020 10:51
#74 ADJUSTABLE HOLDER by Panji Hakim
Aug 10, 2020 10:54
#75 COVID-19 Classroom Safety by Alfaraco
It pretends to be an easy chair mount-on shield, adaptable for several circumstances. Put on the back of the chair
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Aug 11, 2020 1:28
#76 COVID 19_Protection for Students by Jude Aloysius
Hi,
This is a simple foldable type arrangement for the student’s tables (The design inspired from hand paper fan). We can fix and remove this easily.
Thank You,
Jude Aloysius
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Aug 11, 2020 14:09
#78 Classroom safety 3d products design by Fadi Sayegh
please find my design idea attachment . it can be Installation on the chairs and control of angle to appropriate and be comfortable.
it is can be manufacture with 3d printing
best regards,
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Aug 11, 2020 14:27
#79 sanitizer wrist band for kids by Kevin bains
Hey,
That's my new concept design for a sanitizer wrist bad for kids. It is a rubber band and mount and a sanitizer container in which a market readymade small spray pipe pump can be used to eject sanitizer by pressing the container downward to press the sanitizer spray pump to eject sanitizer. (the design is supposed to be worn on the inner wrist, opposite to a watch).
thank you.
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Aug 11, 2020 14:29

Discussion

MacKenzie Brown

Administrator

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:40:53 +0000
Hi @AX.Design.PDX,

The partial barriers are probably the most simple option for creating some artificial distance. Full enclosures will difficult/expensive to install and you're probably right about issues with fire marshals.

The UVGI system is a good suggestion and there may already be good options on the market for that. The duct air purifiers is also a good idea, however, maybe it'd be difficult to retrofit old ventilation systems with a DYI air purifier. For this contest, it's probably best to focus on artificial barriers and let HVAC contractors deal with ventilation (unless you have something specific in mind).

Chat soon,
MacKenzie

AX.Design.PDX

Designer

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:08 +0000
It seems like plastic barriers are preferred as a means to reduce the chance of spreading COVID19. One concern I have as a parent and a designer is how are these barriers going to be approved by a fire marshal in a classroom. It seems like some of these full enclosures could get in the way of children evacuating in case of a fire. Also I feel like we are introducing more surfaces that can hold the virus on them and students will end up sitting at those same desks. Why not encourage students to clean their area and also utilize UVGI upper room systems as well as in duct air purifiers? Reducing the particles that float in the air and settle on surfaces seems like the way that high tech industries deal with keeping areas clean and not contaminated.

Akash Jayanthan

Designer

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 16:08:07 +0000
Hi, let me know if you have any modifications or changes you require.
Sat, 18 Jul 2020 11:12:18 +0000
please blind this contest

MacKenzie Brown

Administrator

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 00:25:43 +0000
Hi All,
Appreciate all the time and effort with the project. At this time, let's focus on concepts that follow along the lines of @Akash Jayanthan's work, rather than masks. There are a lot of masks on the market and this area is already well served with other design initiatives.
Enjoy your weekend!

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