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NBC 10: Rhode Island companies are creating a device aimed at keeping people off ventilators

Underwater technology companies in Rhode Island are teaming up, combining their skills to create breathing bubbles they hope can keep people off ventilators during this COIVD-19 pandemic.

“We make about 200 to 300 a day,” Richard Fryburg told NBC10.

Hundreds of clear helmets line the shelves inside his Subsalve factory in Quonset with an assembly line of dozens of workers, putting the pieces together.

“We had the equipment, we had some of the tooling,” Fryburg said.

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