|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/741 ; 280/740|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 82 인용 특허 : 4|
A dual-stage gas bag inflator, operable initially, when activated, to cause the gas bag to deploy slowly and then, after a delay, to deploy rapidly, includes a housing having first and second compartments of different size separated by a bulkhead. The first compartment is the smaller since it is to produce a smaller amount of gas to cause the initial slow deployment of the gas bag. A gas generant charge is ignited in the first compartment, and after some delay, a gas generant charge in the second compartment is ignited. The delay is produced by an initia...
An inflator comprising: an elongated housing, a bulkhead located in said housing at an intermediate position along the length thereof, said bulkhead having a perforation therein, a pyrotechnic gas generator contained within said housing comprised of first and second gas generating charges extending in end-to-end relation therein with one of said charges being located on one side of said bulkhead and the other charge being located on the other side thereof, and initiator means in said housing comprising first and second igniter tubes associated, respectiv...