The driver and passenger front airbag modules, after having been deployed, in a
..... An igniter starts a rapid chemical reaction generating primarily nitrogen gas ...
Chemical Reactions to Generate the Gas to Fill an Airbag ... The automobile
industry started in the late 1950's to research airbags and soon discovered that ...
Oct 25, 1999 ... Joseph S. Merola, a chemistry professor and associate dean of the College ...
The chemical at the heart of the air bag reaction is called sodium ...
Airbag Chemistry. Folded (undeployed) airbags—in the steering-wheel assembly
and passenger-side dashboard of all new vehicles—contain sodium azide ...
Oct 12, 2011 ... Airbags save tens of thousands of lives a year. This is an inside look at the
chemists who make the propellants that make the airbags work and ...
umanitoba.ca/outreach/crystal/resources for teachers/The Chemistry of Airbags C11-2-09.doc
Inside the airbag is a gas generator containing a mixture of NaN3, KNO3, and
SiO2. When the car undergoes a head-on collision, a series of three chemical ...
Jul 5, 2013 ... Demonstration of how the airbags in our cars work. From the Peter Wothers ... It's
a Gas 28 - Airbag Sodium Azide. Royal Society Of Chemistry.
students to ex~lore an a~dication of chemistry. The exercise. I have used with my
cl&ies asks students tostudy some of the requirements for an air bag.
products of chemistry some by. Gsoaes B. KAUFFMAN. California State
University, Fresno. Fresno, CA HST-ti]. The Chemistry behind the Air Bag. High
Tech in ...
Airbag inflation happens in only a quarter of a second. ... They needed a way to
set off a chemical reaction that would produce the nitrogen that would inflate the ...