Skyrora Manufactures Hand Sanitizer, Works on Visors to Combat Coronavirus
Skyrora, a United Kingdom-based smallsat launch company, has restructured its manufacturing division to produce face visors and hand sanitizer to combat coronavirus. The company said it has refocused all of its U.K. operations and has invested all human resources and working capital to help tackle Covid-19 in response to the U.K. government’s call for support from businesses.
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Production capacity to help battle coronavirus
Rocket manufacturer @Skyrora_Ltd has redirected its entire production capacity to help battle coronavirus. The firm is making hand sanitiser at its Edinburgh base and plans to mass produce 3D-printed face masks after successfully developing a prototype #UKmfg #GBmfg
Scottish Space Company Shifts Production To Hand Sanitizer, Face Masks In U.K.
Instead of rocket fuel, Skyrora, a start-up out of Scotland, is now making hand sanitizers as its contribution to the coronavirus effort. But Skyrora is not the only space company making hand sanitizer. Reportedly, SpaceX is also making hand sanitizer, face shields and protective gear that will be donated to local hospitals and organizations.
Rocket startup Skyrora shifts production to hand sanitizer and face masks for coronavirus response
For now, though, Skyrora will be focusing full on building hand sanitizer, its first effort to support the COVID-19 response. The company has already produce their initial batch using WHO guidelines and requirements, and now aims to scale up its production efforts to the point where it can manufacture the sanitizer at a rate of over 10,000 250 ml bottles per week.
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