|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||102/287 ; 102/290 ; 86/11|
|발명자 / 주소|
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|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 35 인용 특허 : 0|
A gas generant composition contains as a fuel a mixture of a major portion of a triazole or tetrazole and a minor portion of a water soluble fuel; and an oxidizer component, at least 20 wt % of said oxidizer component being a transition metal oxide, such as CuO. Generant compositions in accordance with the invention autoignite in a range around 170°C., providing autoignition of the generant without the need for separate autoignition devices. Also, the generant compositions are useful as autoignition pyrotechnic in autoignition devices.
A method of producing high volumes of gas to an automotive airbag during a vehicular collision and also provide for generation of high volumes of gas during vehicular fire conditions, the method comprising providing an inflator unit comprising a housing, gas generant contained within said housing, means for igniting said gas generant during a vehicular collision, and means to vent gases generated by gas generant combustion to the airbag, said gas generant comprising between about 20 and about 40 wt % of fuel, said fuel comprising a tetrazole and/or triaz...