Patent Number: 6,254,133

Title: Height adjuster for a vehicle safety belt

Abstract: A height adjuster for a vehicle safety belt comprises a track and a slide piece which may be shifted within the track. The height adjuster further comprises an adjusting mechanism with a lever by which a movement of the slide piece can be unlocked or locked. Further, a deflection fitting is provided which is attached to the slide piece, and an impact protection member. The impact protection member is attached to the slide piece and extends from the slide piece in a direction away from the track. A cover part is provided which engages with the impact protection member.

Inventors: Schmid; Detlev (Schwabisch Gmund, DE)

Assignee: TRW Occupant Restraint Systems GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: B60R 22/18 (20060101); B60R 22/20 (20060101); B60R 21/055 (20060101); B60R 21/02 (20060101); B60R 022/00 (); B60R 022/20 (); B60R 022/28 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018