|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 23 인용 특허 : 7|
The dual stage inflator has a divider plate that separates gas generant in the primary chamber from gas generant in the secondary chamber. Burning of the gas generant yields inflation gas that is useful for inflating a vehicle airbag. The gas generant from the primary chamber is ignited from a separate ignition train than the gas generant in the secondary chamber. The divider plate in the inflator is capable of moving during the operation of the inflator. Before the inflator is fired, the divider plate rests against the inner surface of the lower housin...
We claim: 1. An inflator for a motor vehicle comprising: an upper housing attached to a lower housing forming an exterior surface for the inflator, a primary chamber having ignitable gas generant for producing inflation gas, a secondary chamber having ignitable gas generant for producing inflation gas, and a divider plate for isolating the primary chamber from the secondary chamber, wherein the primary chamber is a space surrounded by the upper housing, a first filter and the divider plate, wherein the secondary chamber is a space surrounded by the lowe...