Patent Number: 6,206,315

Title: Unit comprising at least two torsion bars for limiting the force in a belt retractor

Abstract: A unit comprises at least a first and a second torsion bar for limiting the force in a belt retractor. The first torsion bar is hollow, and the second torsion bar is arranged in the interior of the first torsion bar. The first torsion bar has an inner diameter which is at least in part selected such that the first torsion bar is supported at least in a twisted condition by the second torsion bar.

Inventors: Wier; Franz (Goggingen, DE)

Assignee: TRW Occupant Restraint Systems GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: B60R 22/34 (20060101); B60R 22/28 (20060101); B60R 022/28 ()

Expiration Date: 03/27/2018