|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/739 ; 280/736 ; 280/742|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 34 인용 특허 : 0|
A passive two stage passenger side inflator is disposed in a module funnel coupled to an airbag. The two stage inflator provides a gentle onset during the initial deployment to help protect out-of-position passengers. The second rapid stage is ignited passively by hot gas communication from the first stage. The inflating gases from both stages flow through a module funnel into the airbag. Openings in the module funnel permit pressure relief venting of the airbag to further protect out-of-position passengers even if the bag has not yet unfolded. Preferabl...
An airbag system comprising: an inflator for producing an inflating gas, said inflator including a central portion and first and second portions extending axially outwardly from said central portion, said first and second portions each having a plurality of openings for releasing said inflating gas produced from said inflator; said inflator passively generating said inflating gas in two stages; support means for supporting said inflator in a motor vehicle; an airbag coupled to said support means for receiving said inflating gas, said support means includ...