|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/736 ; 280/741 ; 102/289 ; 149/019.91 ; 149/036 ; 149/046|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 49|
A gas generating apparatus for outputting a gas is provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus is an inflator having a propellant for supplying inflation gas(es) to an inflatable located in a vehicle. A confining member is located adjacent to the propellant. A number of spaced holes are provided in the confining member, either before or after activation of the propellant. Inflation gas is received through the spaced holes for subsequent passage to the inflatable. In that regard, the inflation gas first passes through a chamber defined in a timing member t...
[ What is claimed is:] [11.] A gas generating apparatus, comprising:a propellant for generating products of combustion including at least one gas when activate;,a confining member surrounding said propellant, said confining member allowing passage of the gas;a timing member located outwardly of said confining member and including a number of metering orifices for regulating flow of the gas; andan ignition assembly for igniting said propellant and operatively joined thereto;wherein said propellant has a cross-sectional area and said confining member has a...