|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/736 ; 280/741|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 10|
An apparatus (10) for inflating an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (36) includes a container (12) defining a chamber (14) for storing a quantity of inflation fluid (78) under pressure. First and second outlet passages (60, 62) in the container (12) can each direct flow of fluid (78) out of the chamber (14) to the inflatable device (36) for inflating the inflatable device. The first outlet passage (60) has a first flow area. The second outlet passage (62) has a second flow area less than the flow area of the first outlet passage (60). A firs...
[ Having described the invention, we claim:] [1.] An apparatus for inflating an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device, said apparatus comprising:a container defining a chamber for storing a quantity of inflation fluid under pressure;first and second outlet passages in said container, each of said first and second outlet passages being for directing flow of fluid out of said chamber to the inflatable device for inflating the inflatable device;said first outlet passage having a first flow area, said second outlet passage having a second flow area l...