PEMBUATAN FACE SHIELD MEDIS COVID-19 BAGI PEDAGANG PASAR PAGI PANGKAL PINANG SEBAGAI UPAYA PENANGGULANGAN WABAH COVID-19
Morning Market in Pangkal Pinang is one of the trading centers in Pangkal Pinang which is an area prone to the transmission of the Covid-19 virus. So far, the number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia has touched 15,211 positive, 1,002 recovered, and 689 people died. The data was taken on April 25, 2020. In Bangka Belitung, there has been a significant increase every year, with data on May 14, 2020 showing the number 29 positive, 5 recovered, and 5 people died. Along with the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Bangka Belitug, the Department of Mechanical Engineering of UBB is to make Covid-19 medical PPE in the form of a Faceshield that can be used for traders at the Pagi Pangkal Pinang market. This is done, because it is difficult to get PPE at this time and the price sold in the market is quite expensive. By combining medical science with the engineering world, the Mechanical Engineering department of UBB uses the Autodesk Inventor application to carry out the design process so that the results made later are tested, measurable, and safe to use.