Mech engg student of SRM University gets copyright from patents office for 'Facial Shield 2.0'

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Amaravati, May 29 (PTI) A third-year mechanical engineering studentof SRM University-AP here has secured a copyright from the Indian Patents Office for his Facial Shield 2.0 that he manufactured using biodegradable material.

A university release here on Saturday said the facial shield 2.0 serves as the outer defence to the mucous membranes (nose, eyes, and mouth), comes with a transparent visor made of the thin layer of 175-micron reusable plastic and a highly durable headband made from three-ply corrugated cardboard, costing only Rs 15 a piece.

'These innovative features helped the student P Mohan Aditya earn the copyright for his facial shield design,' the release said.

Aditya also came out with another innovative design 'building block for beds' using reusable materials for COVID-19 patients.

He has applied for a copyright for this as well, the university said. PTI DBV APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR

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