|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||23/281 ; 55/512 ; 280/150AB|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 25 인용 특허 : 0|
A gas generator for an air bag or the like including an ignitor, a propellant, an outlet, and a cooling chamber positioned between the propellant and the outlet. The cooling chamber is filled with hollow balls with surface openings which are an effective heat sink and a trap for undesirable particulate matter so that the gas introduced into the air bag is sufficiently cool and clean to be vented into the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle.
A gas generator for an inflatable occupant restraint comprising a housing, a propellant chamber in said housing, a gas generating charge in said chamber, means for igniting said charge in response to a predetermined signal, an outlet in said housing for the expulsion of gases formed upon igniting and burning of said charge, a cooling chamber formed between said propellant chamber and said outlet, said cooling chamber including a plurality of hollow, metallic balls each having an opening through the surface thereof.