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G Dean Mossi, Kim V Dahl: Adaptive output inflator. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, March 7, 2000: US06032979 (85 worldwide citation)

An airbag inflator which can supply airbag inflation gas in an adaptive output is provided. The subject inflator includes two discrete isolated chambers of gas generant materials and permits several distinct inflation performance scenarios while desirably employing a single set of inflation gas trea ...


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G Dean Mossi, Kim V Dahl: Adaptive output inflator. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, February 20, 2001: US06189927 (35 worldwide citation)

An airbag inflator which can supply airbag inflation gas in an adaptive output is provided. The subject inflator includes two discrete and isolated chambers of gas generant materials. At least one of the chambers includes a lid closure adapted to open to place the combustion products formed within t ...


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G Dean Mossi: Cylindrical air bag module assembly. Morton International, Nick C Kottis, Gerald K White, March 11, 1997: US05609356 (16 worldwide citation)

An air bag module assembly wherein an air bag and an inflator device are housed within a cylindrical container and the installation of such an assembly within a vehicular steering shaft.


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G Dean Mossi, Brett R Garner: Airbag module. Morton International, George W Rauchfuss Jr, Gerald K White, July 11, 1995: US05431436 (15 worldwide citation)

A passenger side airbag module assembly is formed from a plastic extrusion which includes both a trough and an integral cover. The airbag itself has a rectangular mouth bounded on two opposite sides by stiff rods. The inner surface of the trough includes channels into which the rods are inserted to ...


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Karl K Rink, G Dean Mossi, Bradley W Smith, David J Green: Adaptive output fluid fueled airbag inflator. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, January 12, 1999: US05857699 (13 worldwide citation)

An improvement in an airbag system for a motor vehicle relating to an adaptive output fluid fueled airbag inflator and method of operation thereof are provided. Such an inflator, in addition to a stored gas chamber, a combustion chamber wherein, upon actuation, a first fluid fuel and an oxidant are ...


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Kim V Dahl, G Dean Mossi: Adaptive heated stage inflator. Autoliv ASP, Sally J Brown, October 31, 2000: US06139055 (10 worldwide citation)

An adaptive multi-stage inflator for inflating an air bag in an air bag safety system. The adaptive multi-stage inflator comprises a housing, a primary igniter assembly and a secondary igniter assembly. The housing has a top wall, a bottom wall and a side wall, which together define an interior cham ...


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G Dean Mossi, Bryan P Crowell: Toothed inflator adapter for an airbag assembly. Morton International, George W Rauchfuss Jr, Gerald K White, March 12, 1996: US05498029 (9 worldwide citation)

An inflator adapter is provided for mounting a generally cylindrical inflator in an airbag module. The adapter has a hollow cylindrical shape with an inside diameter slightly larger than the outside diameter of the inflator being mounted therein. The adapter contains a plurality of internal inwardly ...


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G Dean Mossi, Marcus T Clark: Sequencing system for variable level output inflators. Autoliv ASP, March 9, 1999: US05880534 (8 worldwide citation)

A sequencing system is provided for varying the output of an inflator in a vehicle safety restraint system. The inflator has a housing including at least one combustion chamber. Gas generant for producing an inflation gas is disposed in the housing. Ignition material for igniting the gas generating ...


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G Dean Mossi: Split ring inflator adapter. Morton International, George W Rauchfuss Jr, Gerald K White, August 29, 1995: US05445408 (5 worldwide citation)

An adapter permits a cylindrical airbag inflator to be housed in a longer inflator housing, even if the diameter of the inflator varies from optimal. The adapter is in the form of a split tube. One end of the adapter forms a socket receiving the base of the inflator. The other end forms a base which ...


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G Dean Mossi, Mark B Woodbury, Alan D Kendrick: Integral projectile squid for air bag inflators. Morton International, Gerald K White, April 22, 1997: US05622381 (3 worldwide citation)

Integrally incorporated in a squib is a locking feature that allows a projectile to be attached to it any time between assembly of the squib and installation of the squib into the inflator. This design enhances the safety of the squib by permitting handling without the projectile attached. It also m ...