What's Next in Energy Absorption of Restraint Systems
Published February 1, 1974 by SAE International in United States
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The impact loading of an occupant during crash conditions can be significantly reduced by absorbing a portion of the impact energy within the restraint system. A new energy absorbing device has been developed which is incorporated into the tension-type restraint system itself and provides an efficient method for passenger restraint while effectively reducing the acceleration.