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A Driver-Side Airbag System Using a Mechanical Firing Microminiature Sensor
By developing a mechanical-firing sensor using rotational inertia effect, we have completed miniaturization of the sensor and have developed a new-type mechanical-firing airbag system.
This airbag system has been confirmed to have superior occupant protection performance after conducting a variety of vehicle crash tests and sled tests.
Ito, K., Ishikawa, M., Sakamoto, K., Shiga, I. et al., "A Driver-Side Airbag System Using a Mechanical Firing Microminiature Sensor," SAE Technical Paper 950346, 1995,
Koji Ito, Masanobu Ishikawa, Kazunori Sakamoto, Ichizou Shiga, Katsunobu Sakane, Yutaka Kondoh, Masahiro Miyaji, Yasunori Iwai
Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corp., Daisel Chemical Ind., Ltd.
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Issues in Automotive Safety Technology: Offset Frontal Crashes, Airbags, and Belt Restraint Effectiveness-SP-1072, Passenger Safety and Convenience Systems-PT-83
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