A gas generator includes a housing and a diffuser connected to the housing. The diffuser has a cup-like shape and includes an opening portion joined to the housing and a circumferential wall portion provided with gas discharge ports. A partition plate is attached to...
|8661985||Low-profile igniter assemblies adapted for use with inflatable airbag systems|
Low-profile igniter assemblies adapted for use with low-profile inflators as well as conventionally sized inflators are disclosed. Such igniter assemblies can comprise an adaptor, an ignition portion and a plurality of conductors coupled to the ignition portion and ...
|8656838||Secondary chamber combustion control|
A gas generating system includes a first chamber activatable to provide a first quantity of gas and a second chamber activatable independently of the first chamber to provide a second quantity of gas. A single opening enables fluid communication between the second c...
A gas generator includes a housing body for housing a gas generating charge, a squib for igniting the gas generating charge and a holder section that holds the squib. The holder section includes a holder body made of metal and a molded section that is molded from sy...
A gas generator for a restraining apparatus includes a housing, an inner tube member within the housing, an ignition device on a bottom portion of the housing within the inner tube member, a solid gas generating agent in a combustion chamber, and an adsorbent separa...
|8528482||Hybrid gas generator|
A hybrid gas generator includes a high pressure gas cylinder and a gas release actuating device. The gas release actuating device includes a pyrotechnic gas cylinder, an igniting assembly, and a bursting disc. The pyrotechnic gas cylinder includes a guide ring secur...
A gas generator includes a housing having a gas discharge port, a combustion chamber cup member disposed, in the housing, such that an opening portion thereof covers a bottom surface of the housing, the combustion chamber cup member having a communication hole at le...
|8453575||Pyrotechnical method for dual-mode gas generation and related pyrotechnical generator|
The subject of the present invention is a pyrotechnic method for generating gas at two successive flow rates—a first flow rate then a second flow rate, said first flow rate being higher than said second flow rate—which comprises:
The present invention provides a gas generator including: an igniter, a collar for holding the igniter, and a cup-shaped case fixed to the collar and charged inside with gas generating agent, ...
|8393274||Gas generator for a safety device for a motor vehicle|
A generator includes a tubular casing sealed by a bottom, with a wall crossed by discharge orifices. The generator further includes an adapter sleeve retained in the tubular casing by crimping, a pyrotechnic initiator, and a tubular filter covering the discharge ori...
|8375862||Gas generating system|
A base assembly for a gas generating system is provided. The base assembly includes a base and a retainer affixed to the base. In an alternative embodiment, the assembly includes an initiator molded to both the base and the retainer. ...
An inflator has an elongate outer housing (110) which has at least one discharge opening (126) and which contains a compressed gas container (112) and an igniting unit (116) provided at a first axial end (114) of the compressed gas...
The present invention provides a gas generator including a combustion chamber formed inside a housing having a gas discharge port, a disk-shaped gas generating agent stacked and loaded or a single tubular gas generating agent loaded in the combustion chamber in the ...
An inflator (1) comprised of an inner case (19) and an outer case (28). The inflator (1) includes a combustion chamber located inside the inner case (19), a plurality of gas discharge ports (16) formed on the outer case (...
|8276521||Gas generator for an airbag module|
The invention relates to a gas generator for an airbag module having a gas generator housing, in which a first chamber for receiving a propellant for igniting a main gas set in a second chamber, and an ignition device for the ignition of the propellant are provided....
The present invention provides a gas generator for a restraining device of a vehicle, including: a housing being made of a resin, forming an outer shell container, having a plurality of gas discharge ports, an ignition device disposed inside the housin...
|8176851||Small gas generator for gas actuator and pretensioner system|
A gas generator including a cup filled with gas generant molded articles that generate gas by combustion, and an ignitor on which an ignition agent is disposed. Each gas generant molded article is formed of smokeless powders containing nitrocellulose as its major in...
In a gas generator of the invention, a closure member is disposed so as to be connected to an outer circumferential wall side along a circumferential edge thereof in a housing and to close an outlet port which is formed in a ceiling wall of the housing. Thin breakab...
|8028627||Gas generator and method for influencing a gas flow in a gas generator|
The invention relates to a gas generator for an occupant protection system, particularly for an airbag module in a motor vehicle, having an outer housing, an interior space formed in the outer housing for receiving a gas generating substance, an outflow opening for ...
An inflator according to this invention has a structure that an interior part of a housing is charged with a pressurized gas and a gas generating agent capable of generating a gas when combusted, wherein the pressurized gas formed only of an inert gas; a quantity of...
A gas generator includes, a housing defining a first combustion chamber and accommodating an enhancer chamber cup member, defining an enhancer chamber, and a combustion chamber cup member provided outside the enhancer chamber cup member and defining a second combust...
|8011302||Pyrotechnic gas generator temporarily storing some gases|
The present invention related to a pyrotechnic gas generator intended for motor vehicle safety, comprising a sealed housing (1), which contains: —at least one combustion chamber (C) containing a pyrotechnic charge (3), the combustion of which is init...
A gas generator has an igniter and a compressed gas container which contains a first filling gas and has an outflow opening that is closed by a first bursting diaphragm. Upon activation of the gas generator the igniter produces a shock wave which runs at least in pa...
|7814838||Gas generating system|
A gas generating system (10) including a baffle system (42) for modifying the temperature and pressure of a gas generated by the system, and to remove particulates from the gas. The gas generating system includes a first combustion chamber (34
|7793592||Microelectronic pyrotechnical component|
A component of a safety system in motor vehicles comprises a core which has end and side faces and is made of an explosive material. The component further comprises a jacket made of a solid semiconductor material that surrounds the explosive material on the side fac...
A gas generator including a plug (24) having a header part (45) and two or more electrode pins (22, 23), a thin-film bridge (25) having electrode pads (41, 42), and a squib (10) in which upon supply of electric current to th...
|7703395||Inflator having an ignition nozzle|
An inflator (10) includes a container (12) having a chamber (120). An exit opening (48) is provided in the container (12) and is connected to the chamber (120). A substance (122, 180) is stored in the chamber (120
A gas generator includes a generator housing (12), an igniter device mounting opening (18) which has an edge (22), an igniter device and a booster chamber (24) having a peripheral wall (26). The igniter device has a prefabricated i...
A gas generator, including an igniter, a gas generating agent ignited by the igniter and generating gas by burning, and a holder and an AC cup forming therein a gas generating agent storage chamber filled with the gas generating agent. A housing formed of the holder...
|7467588||Gas generator for air bag|
A gas generator for an air bag, includes: a housing having a gas discharging hole; an ignition unit activated upon an impact, the ignition unit including at least one igniter and at least one transfer charge, the transfer charge being a mixture of a transfer charge ...
|7370885||Micro gas generator|
A gas generator (10) is provided, comprising an initiator (48) including an initiator charge, a gas generant insert (52) spaced apart from the initiator (48), and a fluid-impermeable blast director (42) interposed between the initi...
|7367584||Gas generating system|
A gas generator (10) includes an igniter (27) and first and second inflation gas generant compositions (52, 52′) positioned to enable fluid communication with the igniter (27) upon activation of the igniter. Flow regulators (54, 54
A gas generator has a combustion chamber containing a pyrotechnic propellant charge and a biasing unit biasing the propellant charge. A holding device is provided, which holds the biasing unit in a predetermined, fixed, compressed position and which is designed to b...
|7360788||Inflator and airbag apparatus|
An inflator is a hybrid inflator constructed by coupling a tank charged with a pressurized gas and a gas generator containing a gas-generating chemical. A coupling mechanism is provided in each of the tank and the gas generator, and the tank and the gas generator ar...
An initiator is incorporated in an inflator in order to trigger the inflator through propagation of flame from an initiating explosive to a gas generator of the inflator. The initiator includes a closed-bottomed tubular capsule for accommodating the initiating explo...
A gas generating system (24) is provided including a gas generant container (34) and an initiator (28). The initiator (28) is positioned exterior of the gas generant container (34) so as to enable fluid communication with the conta...
The present invention relates to a gas generator, in particular for airbag modules in motor vehicles, comprising a plurality of separate generator stages which can be ignited independently of one another and each of which includes in its own pressure housing at leas...
|7350734||Seat belt pretensioner|
An in-line seat belt pretensioner is provided that includes a frame containing a first guide member and a second guide member for tensioning of seat belt webbing upon pretensioner activation. As the pretensioner is activated, the seat belt is tensioned by activation...
|7343862||Gas generating system|
A gas generating system (10) including a baffle system for cooling a gas generated by the gas generating system. The baffle system (40) includes a first enclosure and a second enclosure (80) spaced apart from a wall (14) of the first encl...
A gas generator includes a housing having an inner wall delimiting an igniter chamber peripherally, and at least one igniter opening into the igniter chamber. The gas generator further includes a cap arranged for displacement along the inner wall and delimiting the ...