|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||102/530; 102/200; 102/202; 102/531; 280/736; 280/741; 280/742|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 12|
The variable output inflator includes an injection piston assembly containing a liquid propellant chamber from which liquid propellant is injected through one or more nozzles in the injection piston into a combustion chamber. The movement of the injection piston is controlled by a magnetic control unit employing an annular gap through which the MR fluid flows in a controlled manner. The inflator is of cylindrical type and may be made of small compact dimensions.
1. A variable output inflator comprisinga housing having a combustion chamber therein and at least one port for expelling combustion gas from said combustion chamber; an initiator mounted on said housing for introducing a combustion gas into said combustion chamber; an injection piston slidably mounted in said combustion chamber of said housing for movement between an initial position and a second position in response to the introduction of a combustion gas into said combustion chamber from said initiator, said piston including a propellant chamber there...