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1. US11364872 - Vehicle airbag supported by a post movable along roof and floor tracks

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United States of America
Application Number 17177638
Application Date 17.02.2021
Publication Number 11364872
Publication Date 21.06.2022
Grant Number 11364872
Grant Date 21.06.2022
Publication Kind B1
IPC
B60R 21/232
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
02Occupant safety arrangements or fittings
16Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags
23Inflatable members
231characterised by their shape, construction or spatial configuration
232Curtain-type airbags deploying mainly in a vertical direction from their top edge
B60R 21/2338
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
02Occupant safety arrangements or fittings
16Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags
23Inflatable members
231characterised by their shape, construction or spatial configuration
2334Expansion control features
2338Tethers
B60R 21/01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
01Electrical circuits for triggering safety arrangements in case of vehicle accidents or impending vehicle accidents
A61G 3/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS; OPERATING TABLES OR CHAIRS; CHAIRS FOR DENTISTRY; FUNERAL DEVICES
3Ambulance aspects of vehicles; Vehicles with special provisions for transporting patients or disabled persons, or their personal conveyances, e.g. for facilitating access of, or for loading, wheelchairs
08Accommodating or securing wheelchairs
CPC
A61G 3/0808
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS
3Ambulance aspects of vehicles; Vehicles with special provisions for transporting patients or disabled persons, or their personal conveyances, e.g. for facilitating access of, or for loading, wheelchairs
08Accommodating or securing wheelchairs ; or stretchers
0808Accommodating or securing wheelchairs
B60R 21/232
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
02Occupant safety arrangements or fittings ; , e.g. crash pads
16Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags
23Inflatable members
231characterised by their shape, construction or spatial configuration
232Curtain-type airbags deploying mainly in a vertical direction from their top edge
B60R 21/01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
01Electrical circuits for triggering ; passive; safety arrangements, ; e.g. airbags, safety belt tighteners,; in case of vehicle accidents or impending vehicle accidents
B60R 21/2338
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
02Occupant safety arrangements or fittings ; , e.g. crash pads
16Inflatable occupant restraints or confinements designed to inflate upon impact or impending impact, e.g. air bags
23Inflatable members
231characterised by their shape, construction or spatial configuration
2334Expansion control features
2338Tethers
B60R 2021/01286
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
21Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
01Electrical circuits for triggering ; passive; safety arrangements, ; e.g. airbags, safety belt tighteners,; in case of vehicle accidents or impending vehicle accidents
01286Electronic control units
Applicants Ford Global Technologies, LLC
Inventors Dean M. Jaradi
Mohammad Omar Faruque
S. M. Iskander Farooq
Agents Frank A. MacKenzie
Bejin Bieneman PLC
Title
(EN) Vehicle airbag supported by a post movable along roof and floor tracks
Abstract
(EN)

A vehicle includes a floor. The vehicle includes a first track elongated along a vehicle-longitudinal axis and fixed to the floor. The vehicle includes a roof above the floor. The vehicle includes a second track elongated along the vehicle-longitudinal axis and fixed to the roof. The vehicle includes a post supported by and movable along the first track and the second track. The vehicle includes an airbag supported by the post and inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position.