|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||86/201 ; ; 86/21 ; 102/288 ; 102/289|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 35|
A hybrid inflator for an automotive inflatable safety system and method for assembling the same. In one embodiment, a mixture of an inert gas (e.g., argon) and oxygen are contained within the inflator housing and a gun type propellant is used in the gas generator to supply the propellant gases.
A method for assembling an inflator for an inflatable safety system comprising an air/safety bag, said inflator comprising an inflator housing, a gas generator, and an inflator activation assembly, said method comprising the steps of: positioning a solid gun type propellant inside said gas generator, wherein combustion of said solid gun type propellant augments a flow to the air/safety bag and wherein exposure of said gun type propellant to a temperature of 107 degrees for a period of 400 hours does not degrade said gun type propellant substantially in r...