Update: protective masks instead of hypercars – Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus asks for the idea to be spread quickly

Jim Glickenhaus announced the development of a reusable protective mask. As a man of action, he already had a prototype sketch hours later. Article update at the end!

The idea is to connect a commercially available diving mask, which can be connected to the filter systems of the hospitals via an adapter manufactured by Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. The adapter is an injection molded part.

Jim Glickenhaus
Photo: M. Brückner

Jim Glickenhaus, along with his son Jesse, asks: “We’ll have a more refined scaled version soon. Then we will need your help to disseminate this idea so that once the prototype has worked it can be brought to the hospital. Hospitals use billions of masks. 4 million of these reusable / sterilizable masks could save many lives for doctors, nurses, paramedics and first aiders. “

SCG Mask
Photo: Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus

Interested parties can find out about the Facebook page of the SCG or about that Contact form on the homepage the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus further information.

Update:

The sketch became a draft on the computer and the idea takes shape. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus will, without exception, bear the development costs itself and will offer the adapters at cost price.

SCG Mask
Photo: Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus

Glickenhaus: “Together we have to be careful about which masks we choose. Some masks self-ventilate on the floor, which may mean that a sick provider could contaminate a patient. This self-ventilation would have to be sealed. And some people have pointed out that increasing your height could be uncomfortable because you could hit the ceiling. It’s all true. It is also uncomfortable telling doctors to use bandanas instead of proper masks.
This global pandemic is devastating. And it’s also an opportunity to get together, support each other, and show the world how creative and helpful we can all be. We donate 100% of our time and efforts, and we will cover the cost of making a mold to make a universal adapter. If we ask for something, then only the cost of producing the parts and nothing else. How quickly can we get 4 million reusable masks from this country? I think we can do it in one piece if we all work together. ”

There is also the idea of ​​installing a double filter to make breathing easier:

SCG mask adapter
Photo: Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus

Two stories as a backgroundWhat prompted Jim and Jesse to implement this idea is described on the SCG on their Facebook page.

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