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Gas Generator and Aspirator for Automatic Occupant Restraint Systems
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1972 by SAE International in United States
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Development of reliable, low-cost inflators without toxic exhaust products is the key to successful inflatable occupant restraint systems. The characteristics and performance of gas generators and aspirator inflators are presented, together with cushion gas characteristics. Toxicity considerations, including both gaseous and aerosol constituents, are discussed. Results indicate that inflators can be produced that will meet stringent, yet realistic, toxicity requirements. The feasibility of the aspirator inflator has been established, and this unique device offers distinct and significant advantages over conventional direct inflation devices.
CitationMcCullough, F., Thorn, W., Katter, L., and Schmidt, E., "Gas Generator and Aspirator for Automatic Occupant Restraint Systems," SAE Technical Paper 720413, 1972, https://doi.org/10.4271/720413.
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