Air cool Helmet
Air cool Helmet

Water cool helmet Accessary-BluArmor BLU3 E20

Have you heard about the Water cool helmet? If you are a motorist and looking for a cool product like a helmet gadget, this post is for you.

During Covid-19 and post-COVID-19 (Coronavirus effect), the demand for motorcycle is an all-time high. Definitely the travelling via motorcycle will be higher in the upcoming days.

Being a motorist, I always to venture the idea about how to get a car like comfort in my Bike. I tried several things like seat modification, to headlight customization to a projector headlight, upgrading the rotor etc. In this post, I am going to tell you a cool accessory that will give you a similar like car feeling and comfort during your bike journey.

I am talking about a product that is air cool helmet a Bangalore based startup has just made and made available for mass production. They have also come up with the solution of this unique problem of the hot and humid countries motorists.

During the hot days of summer, when the temperature is as high as 40 degrees, this cool AC helmet or accessory is a pure blessing for regular motorists as well as the delivery persons. Yes, It is not a dream or science fiction or a Hollywood movie. This is purely made in India but server countries product.

Apart from cooling the head, this helmet thinks about the increasing pollution of the countries too. Keeping an eye to the motorist’s health effect due to this pollution, the helmet also provides us with a filter to check the pollution during our journey.

However, the filter needs to be cleaned with plain cool water and can be replaced in every 3-6 months depending on its usage. The filter needs to be wet in all the weather conditions that will help to produce a great effect.

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Water cool helmet
Water cool helmet from BluArmor BLU3 E20

History of Cool helmet

There are several efforts have been made to make the helmet cool. Few notable inversions are as follows:

  • Sandeep Dahiya’s Vatanukul- Extended DC powered, solid-state cooling delivers AC like feeling inside Helmet.
  • Hyderabad’s trio techies(from VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology) invention of the cool helmet.
  • PK Sundarajan’s revamped col helmet(this one)

Producer, designer and owner PK Sundarajan (IIT graduate)revamped the idea of the traditional helmets. It not only protects the head now but also gives comfort to the rider during the journey in hard conditions.

They have created 50+ prototypes before coming up with this model. This gear is a huge potential in the open market worldwide.

Full face Helmet or half helmet

To make the ride little comfortable during the long journey and the regular journey, do not take a full-face helmet, they tend to go for half helmets. Some of them are really fancy. But as far as road safety is concerned, Bikers always need to wear a full-face helmet to get rid of any side effects of accidents.

On the other hand, in a full-face helmet, the rider always feels less oxygen due to low air pass. This creates a suffocating feeling.

Riders always needed to choose a tradeoff between suffocating feeling or unpleasant or fatal accidents.

The architecture of the product(BluArmor BLU3 E20)

This small device in front of the helmet works on ThermoElectric and on exploration technology. This is the mini version of air cooler you see at your home.

This product certainly gives you a cool effect during the hot and humid days when the internal temperature of the helmet goes higher than the surroundings.

Architecture of the water cool helmet
The architecture of the water cool helmet

The fan is powered by a rechargeable but undetectable battery.  It pulls hot air from outside, lets the air passes through the wet cartridge and filter and delivers the cool air inside the helmet, creating a microenvironment.

Brand BluArmor
Item Weight 290 g
Package Dimensions 15.8 x 15.8 x 10.4 cm
Batteries: 1 Lithium-ion batteries required. (included). First-time charge-4-5 hours
Item part number BLU3 E20
Manufacturer Part Number BLU3 E20
Volume 2311 Milliliters
Size L
Item Weight 290 Grams
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This is aftermarket equipment and needs to be integrated with your existing helmet. Or you can buy the whole assembly.

Features of water cool helmet attachment –BluArmor BLU3 E20

  • Applicable for a full-face helmet.
  • Keeps temperature 6 degrees to 15 degrees lower than outside.
  • Multiple variants available but the blue one is great.
  • Removes dust during the journey.
  • Very mush personalized cooling system.
  • It can act as a defogger.
  • It is just a snap and go concept.
  • It is having very long battery life.
  • It comes with an LED battery indicator.
  • It is having cassette type cartridge.
  • Fully equipped with blooth technology, that helps to listen to map navigation, answer the calls and even listen to music.
  •  Auto-control your cooling based on riding speed using dynamic fan control.


The things you will get in the box

Depending on the purchase you will get the followings:

  • Main cooling unit
  • Vent
  • Extender
  • Chin mount
  • USB cable
  • Filter cartridge
  • User Manuals
  • Funky Map
  • Lots of stickers

The downSide of Cool Helmet attachment

  • Many users complain that the cooler stops working sometimes and the crash may impact the helmet. However, the founder claimed that it will snap upon an impact and the crack will not impact the helmet.
  • Of course, you need to carry extra weight.
  • Tough to wear a helmet if the device is already attached to your own helmet.
  • Probably needs a person to help.

FAQs on this cool Helmet attachment

Q- What water I must be using for this product?
A- Any clean water is good, preferably distilled/ drinking water with fewer minerals. Excessive minerals can block the cartridge. The filter needs to be in the water for 10 seconds(this product is not like the older one which needed water to be poured.). Once dunk, the cartridge can work for 1-2 hours.

Q- Is assembling the items tough?
A- Installation or Assembling is super easy with your full-face helmet.

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Q-Is the defogger really good?
A- Most of the common helmets are not coming with Defogger. This tool can help those rainy and cold mornings. Not the very best but 80% of the time it will work.

Q- Any goodies I will get with this product?
A- Yes, you will receive lots of goodies with this product like- a funky map, lots of stickers.

Q-Is this waterproof?
A-To certain extent, yes, but if it is raining cats and dogs, then it is not advisable to ride. However, this product was tested with 30 minutes water spray test.

Q-Is it compatible with other helmets?
A- Most of the full-face helmets are supported(like- Studds, Vega, MT, HJC etc.)

Q- How is the battery performance?
A- The battery run time function depends on the fan speed(fan mode). Regular or normal mode- 8h-11h, turbo or super cool mode-3h to 6h, Beast mode-2h to 3h. Note Bluetooth mode map navigation or music streaming does not take much battery.

Q- If the unit fells down and breaks, do I need to replace the entire unit?
A- No,  Interesting concepts are applied around this product while building it. They created modules and then integrated them together. In case, the unit fells down and some parts are broken, identify the modules and purchase them from Amazon or their website.

Conclusion

This product will make your travelling experience far better than before. Opening the visor for fresh air during your journey can make your rating dry, excess water from eyes. In an extreme case, foreign particles or insects can enter to your visor and can make the travel troublesome.

It increases the helmet’s internal recirculation with a cool breeze. As this is not compressor cooled, the temperature is surely human friendly. This microclimate has antibacterial filter properties via filter.

It is an affordable evaporative cooling system. It may not be as equivalent to an ACH type cooling helmet but certainly considering its price factor, it works bet in this segment.

 

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