|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/741 ; 102/531|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 21|
An apparatus (10) for inflating an air bag includes a container (12) having a chamber (16) for holding a noble gas and an oxidizer gas under pressure. A body (20) of an ignitable material comprising a non-metallic nitrogen containing compound is disposed in the container (12). Upon ignition of the body (20) of ignitable material, combustion products, including heat,are generated. The combustion products then mix with, and heat, the noble gas and the oxidizer gas. The body (20) of ignitable material undergoes further combustion upon exposure to the oxidiz...
[ Having described the invention, the following is claimed:] [1.] An apparatus for use in inflating a vehicle occupant restraint, said apparatus comprising:a container for holding a supply of gas;a gas in said container, said gas comprising an inert gas and an oxidizer gas;a quantity of a non-metallic nitrogen containing compound in said container which burns in the presence of said oxidizer gas which generates combustion products including heat for heating said inert gas, said oxidizer gas helping to support the combustion of said quantity of non-metall...