Patent Number: 7,823,939

Title: Crash box

Abstract: A crash box for installation between a bumper beam and a side rail of a motor vehicle includes an outer tube, and an inner tube which is held inside the outer tube, with the outer and inner tubes being movable in relation to one another. At least one of the inner and outer tubes is provided with a coat of varnish at least in a contact area between the outer pipe and the inner pipe.

Inventors: Handing; Christian (Langenberg, DE), Dorr; Jochen (Bad Driburg, DE)

Assignee: Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH

International Classification: B60R 19/24 (20060101); B60R 19/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00