Greenhouse Helmet

Patented in 1986 by Waldemar Anguita of Brooklyn, NY. And I'm not sure, but this may be Waldemar's Twitter account. After all, how many Waldemar Anguitas of approximately the right age can there be in Brooklyn?

A principle object of the present invention is to provide a greenhouse helmet designed to contain plants secured within and the helmet worn completely over the head of a person so that the person can breathe in the oxygen given off by the plants.

Another object is to provide a greenhouse helmet that has air filters so that ambient air containing carbon dioxide will be filtered therethrough and mixed with the carbon dioxide breathed out by the person to be used by the plants.

An additional object is to provide a greenhouse helmet that will contain hearing and speaking devices so that the person can hear within and speak out through the helmet.

A further object is to provide a greenhouse helmet that is economical in cost to manufacture.

A still further object is to provide a greenhouse helmet that is simple and easy to use.

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Dec 27, 2017
     Category: Inventions | Patents | 1980s

Maybe a few too many hits of the ganja, Waldemar? And notice the use of cactus as the oxygen providers - had Waldemar ever had experience with a cactus?

Does this helmet make me look like a dork?

Posted by KDP on 12/27/17 at 10:02 AM
Two vital questions I don't think Mr. Anguita considered.
1. How much air/oxygen does a person need a day?
"The average adult at rest inhales and exhales something like 7 or 8 liters (about one-fourth of a cubic foot) of air per minute. That totals something like 11,000 liters of air (388 cubic feet) in a day.

The air that is inhaled is about 20-percent oxygen, and the air that is exhaled is about 15-percent oxygen, so about 5-percent of the volume of air is consumed in each breath and converted to carbon dioxide. Therefore, a human being uses about 550 liters of pure oxygen (19 cubic feet) per day."

2. How much oxygen can plants provide? More important, how much plant matter is needed to breath regularly?
"A 650-square-foot area of grass produces enough oxygen to sustain an average human adult's needs. It also improves the condition of the environment by removing pollutants from the air."

That's a big helmet...
Posted by eddi on 12/27/17 at 11:49 PM
There's your problem. There's no tag for the model's rear end, to identify where to place Item (14), head.
Posted by Virtual on 12/28/17 at 10:38 AM
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