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Freja / Avalanche jacket


The jacket features three interfaces simultaneously activated by a compressor. It has outer airbag that grants the flotation when the user gets involved in an avalanche protecting him or her from shocks. Nylon bags aiming to grant the expansion of the thoracic cage avoiding vasoconstriction. The mask has two purposes:
1. Separating respiratory tracts from the snow, allowing the user to breathe even underneath a few meters of snow and avoiding ice masking.
2. Granting breathing. After 5 minutes from the activation, a timer makes the airbag and the inner bags deflate, sending the breathable air inside the mask for a total of 25 minutes


Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano
Scuola del Design
Milano, Italy

Davide Marmonti,
Politecnico di Milano - Scuola del Design

Germana Lunghi,
Politecnico di Milano - Scuola del Design

Andrea Pedulli,
Politecnico di Milano - Scuola del Design