|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/737 ; 280/736 ; 280/741 ; 102/531 ; 222/05|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 48 인용 특허 : 26|
A hybrid adaptive airbag inflator with initially low pressure upon deployment. The inflator includes two separate chambers, each containing a quantity of stored inert gas. Each chamber additionally includes a heating device to heat the stored gas. To provide adaptive performance, one, or the other, or both of the heating devices may be fired, depending upon the severity of the collision. At least one of the chambers includes a quantity of gas generating material associated with a projectile. The heating device causes combustion of the gas generating mate...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] An adaptive hybrid airbag inflator, comprising:first and second chambers, each containing a quantity of stored inflation gas, and having an exit;a burst disc sealing each of said exits;a heating device operatively associated with each of said chambers;a quantity of gas generating material mounted within at least one of said chambers, said material being operatively associated with said heating device of said chamber for ignition of said material;a projectile mounted in said one of said chambers, said projectile including a nic...