US 9,809,192 B2
Passenger airbag
Christopher L. Anderson, Harrison Township, MI (US)
Assigned to TK Holdings Inc., Auburn Hills, MI (US)
Filed by Christopher L. Anderson, Harrison Township, MI (US)
Filed on Feb. 13, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/431,658.
Application 15/431,658 is a continuation of application No. 14/473,699, filed on Aug. 29, 2014, granted, now 9,566,937.
Prior Publication US 2017/0151927 A1, Jun. 1, 2017
Int. Cl. B60R 21/2334 (2011.01); B60R 21/26 (2011.01); B60R 21/233 (2006.01); B60R 21/237 (2006.01); B60R 21/235 (2006.01); B60R 21/239 (2006.01); B60R 21/00 (2006.01)
CPC B60R 21/26 (2013.01) [B60R 21/233 (2013.01); B60R 21/235 (2013.01); B60R 21/237 (2013.01); B60R 21/239 (2013.01); B60R 2021/0004 (2013.01); B60R 2021/0006 (2013.01); B60R 2021/0044 (2013.01); B60R 2021/0048 (2013.01); B60R 2021/23308 (2013.01); B60R 2021/23324 (2013.01); B60R 2021/23509 (2013.01); B60R 2021/23576 (2013.01); B60R 2021/26094 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An airbag comprising:
an outer shell defining an interior of the airbag;
a divider attached to the outer shell so as to define an upper chamber, a lower chamber, and a gas-receiving chamber positioned between the upper and lower chambers;
an inflation side and a vehicle occupant contact side opposite the inflation side; and
a first portion of the divider attached to the inflation side and to the vehicle occupant contact side and a second portion of the divider attached to the inflation side and to the vehicle occupant contact side, such that the first and second portions tend to converge from the inflation side toward the occupant contact side,
wherein the divider is structured to enable independent and simultaneous control of the inflation of said upper and lower chambers, and, the entire receiving chamber resides below the upper chamber and above the lower chamber.