Patent Number: 6,253,683

Title: Air bag gas inflator

Abstract: A gas generator for an air bag that can change deployment pattern of the air bag is provided. The gas generator includes two gas generating units connected in the axial direction, each of the gas generating units including a cylindrical housing, an igniter disposed in the cylindrical housing and operates upon receiving an operation signal, a gas generating agent ignited by the igniter to generate a combustion gas, a pressurized gas sealed within the housing and heated by the combustion gas of the gas generating agent to generate a mixture gas together with the combustion gas, and a gas exhaust outlet disposed at one side end of the housing and from which the mixture gas within the housing is injected. The two gas generating units are joined by welding one end of each of the housings of the gas generating units together.

Inventors: Fukabori; Mitsuhiko (Hyogo, JP)

Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.

International Classification: B60R 21/26 (20060101); B60R 021/26 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018