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Beller Herbert R: Seat belt retractor having inertial device activated by two stimuli. N V Klippan, Plaut Jonathan, Kirby Jr John P, November 11, 1975: US3918658 (83 worldwide citation)

A reel-type retractor for a safety belt incorporating a single inertial locking system responsive to two different stimuli for actuating a pawl to locking engagement with a ratchet wheel. A pendulum responds to a first stimulus resulting from acceleration, deceleration or roll-over of the vehicle. A ...


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Nils Gustav Yngve Torphammar, Per Gustav Torphammar: Locking mechanism for a safety belt. Eric Y Munson, February 22, 1977: US04008864 (72 worldwide citation)

An improved locking mechanism for a safety belt of the type having a rotatable storage reel from which the belt may be automatically wound and a pivoting pawl for engaging the teeth of a ratchet wheel connected to the reel for locking it in position to prevent rotation includes the provision of an o ...


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Artur Fohl: Retightener for automatic safety belt roll-up devices. Repa Feinstanzwerk, Herbert L Lerner, Laurence A Greenberg, January 3, 1984: US04423846 (61 worldwide citation)

Retightener for automatic safety belt roll-up devices with a power reservoir which can be triggered in the case of a crash and with an energy transducer which acts upon the belt shaft of the automatic winder after triggering the power reservoir, causing the automatic winder to perform a rotary retig ...


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Noboru Tsuge, Satosi Kuwakado, Toshiaki Shimogawa: Safety seat-belt retractor. Nippon Soken, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 6, 1982: US04323205 (39 worldwide citation)

A safety seat-belt retractor for use in vehicles, comprising a fixed frame, a winding shaft rotatably mounted on the frame, and a toothed member mounted on the shaft for relative rotation thereto. A pawl is operative in response to a predetermined deceleration of a vehicle to lock the toothed member ...


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Katsuyuki Tanaka, Satosi Kuwakado, Noboru Tsuge, Toshiaki Shimogawa: Seat belt retractor. Nippon Soken, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 30, 1982: US04322046 (37 worldwide citation)

A seat belt retractor to be installed in a seat belt system of a vehicle for restraining an occupant on his seat by a seat belt in an emergency, comprises a reel, a torsion bar, one end of which is connected to the reel so as to be rotated therewith, the other end of which is formed into a locking p ...


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Toshimasa Yamamoto, Takayuki Ando: Webbing retractor. Kabushiki Kaisha Takai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Sixbey Friedman & Leedom, July 1, 1986: US04597546 (34 worldwide citation)

In a webbing retractor used for a seatbelt system protecting an occupant in an emergency situation of a vehicle, a locking wheel is rotated, following a rotation of a webbing takeup shaft, and a locking means prevents the takeup shaft from webbing-unwinding rotation when lag in rotation of the locki ...


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Parvaneh Cody: Roof safety anchor. Stanford Cody, April 30, 1991: US05011106 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a safety anchor for mounting on the roof of a building. The safety anchor comprises an anchor member and a base for supporting the anchor member. The anchor member is provided with a closed loop extending from the base for attachment of the safety line and an elo ...


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Thomas F Martin, James A Nagy, Harold R Scibbe: Locking sensor for belt retractor. Repa Feinstanzwerk, August 1, 1978: US04103842 (33 worldwide citation)

An emergency locking retractor system for storing a length of safety belt incorporates a sensor which includes a multi-directional pendulum device displaceable from its rest position by acceleration. Displacement of the pendulum is utilized to change the strength of an energy field imposed upon an e ...


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Karl E Nilsson: Winding attachment for safety belts in vehicles. Bayern Chemie Gesellschaft fur flugchemische Antriebe mit beschrankter Haftung, McGlew and Tuttle, April 2, 1985: US04508287 (30 worldwide citation)

A winding attachment for passenger safety belts in vehicles comprises an automatic takeup roller over which the belt is entrained having a roller shaft and a clutch disc connected to the shaft which is rotatable in one direction to drive the shaft in a direction to cause the roller to retighten the ...


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Kenji Matsui, Fuminori Teraoka: Seatbelt retractor. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Parkhurst & Oliff, March 13, 1984: US04436255 (30 worldwide citation)

A seatbelt retractor for use in a motor vehicle to retract a passenger restraining seatbelt to be fastened around an occupant. The seatbelt is wound around a rotatable takeup shaft in layers by a biasing force in the seatbelt retractor. Fixed on the takeup shaft is a ratchet wheel, and a pawl is opp ...