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An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is a type of occupant restraint system that consists of a .... In 1967, a breakthrough occurred in the development of airbag crash sensors when Allen K. Bree...

A Short History of the Airbag - ConsumerAffairs.com

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Sep 25, 2006 ... 2,649,311 was the first prototype for today's modern airbags. ... In that story, Hetrick recalled the inspiration for his invention: "In the spring of '52 ...

Air bag - New World Encyclopedia

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Automobile air bags like the ones in this Peugeot 306 car, inflate and ... John W. Hetrick of Newport, Pennsylvania, (U.S.) invented the air bag in ...

Cushioning the Blow: History of Automotive Airbags

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The first to score a major breakthrough with sensors for airbags was Allen Breed, a former RCA engineer. About 1967 he invented a $5 electromechanical ...

History & Future - Know the chemistry behind airbags

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Airbags have saved many lives since their introduction in early 1980s. ... In 1968, the first electromechanical automotive airbag was invented using this crash ...

Invention : Airbag - innovateus.net

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He had invented in 1968 a sensor and safety system which is considered as the first electromechanical automotive airbag system. But even before that ...

Invention | Airbags

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Invention. Shortly after John Hetrick had witnessed an automobile accident he received a patent in 1953 for a “safety cushion assembly for automotive vehicles.

airbags - Bryant University

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Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory - Sep 01, 1998 ...

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On this day in History, Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory on Sep 01, 1998. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Volvo's New Exterior Airbags Protect Pedestrians | Popular Science

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Volvo V40's Pedestrian Airbag. Volvo, the Swedish carmaker known for its safety engineering (a Volvo engineer invented the modern 3-point ...

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John Hetrick inventor of the airbag - Automotive engineer

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Feb 1, 2011 ... Since their invention in 1952 airbags have saved thousands of lives ... to develop a system to protect drivers and passengers – the airbag. .

Automotive Airbag History and Invention - Inventors - About.com

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The history of automotive airbags - how they work - who invented airbags.

How do airbags work? - Explain that Stuff

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Sep 23, 2015 ... Airbags are very simple but also amazingly clever, because they have to ... Although a German inventor named Walter Linderer filed an airbag ...