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An air bag safety system for cushioning restraint of a vehicle occupant during an impact event. The safety system includes a variable depth inflatable air bag cushion having at least one vent opening. A cover element of substantially pliable material is located in overlying relation to the vent opening. The cover element is selectively displaceable relative to the vent opening in response to the inflation depth of the air bag cushion so as to adjust venting characteristics.

Title
Air bag restraint including selectively operable venting elements
Application Number
10/199573
Publication Number
6832778 (B2)
Application Date
July 19, 2002
Publication Date
December 21, 2004
Inventor
Keith C Heard
Trotwood
OH, US
Laura Adelle Hawthorn
Tipp City
OH, US
Mark Thomas Winters
Troy
OH, US
Stephanie L Dunkle
Springboro
OH, US
Ryan Todd Pinsenschaum
Vandalia
OH, US
Agent
Scott A McBain
US
Assignee
Delphi Technologies
MI, US
IPC
B60R 21/28
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