Patent Number: 7,784,822

Title: Inflatable airbag

Abstract: An inflatable side curtain airbag for a passenger vehicle is provided. The airbag incorporates a new diode design that restricts gas flow, creating a plurality of substantially isolated cells. A delivery tube delivers gas to the cells through a plurality of outlet orifices that open to the cells. Upon inflation of the cells with a gas, flow of gas between each of the plurality of substantially isolated cells is restricted during occupant loading.

Inventors: Fink; Michael F. (Mesa, AZ)

Assignee: Nxgen Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B60R 21/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018