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Homemade Plastic Hand Gloves

Polypropylene lightweight hand gloves made at home with hand shaped thermal sealing stencil

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What is the need are you focusing on?

Polypropylene roll (like aluminum foil) can be used to create a PPE hand glove by compressing a hand-shaped stencil for 5-6 seconds & a glove can be made urgently anywhere. 

Stencil is made in the shap of a hand &  like an ironing equipment used for sealing plastic bags. Material is readily available, this is a very low tech but quick solution. 

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

This is a pivot of plastic sealing thermal concept. Very Basic

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Maybe-with additional support

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

Quickly available hand gloves made anywhere with minimal support. This glove is for consumer & not medical professionals.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Polypropylene Hand Glove Thermal Stencil

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

I'm a Management Consulting professional with 17 years experience in Banking & Capital Markets. Presently involved in venture capital industry in India

What is your profession?

Venture Capital Operations Manager

Where are you located (country)?

Mumbai India

Where are you located (region)?

  • Southern Asia

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Entrepreneur/Investor

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 1-2 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Basic ironing equipment maker

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • No

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Basic availability of thermal plastic sealant & polypropylene roll

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

Idea is feasible with very basic tools

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?



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Photo of Maulik Gawarepatil

@susan jackewicz : Absolutely this can be used anywhere where simple plastic PPE material roll is available & provided the stencil reaches the makers whether rural or urban. Very cost effective. Thanks for encouragement.

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