US 11,654,852 B2
Side airbag module and vehicle seat
David Baldreus, Vårgårda (SE); Johan Fritzen, Vårgårda (SE); Oskar Callerud, Skövde (SE); and Andreas Adolfsson, Floby (SE)
Assigned to Autoliv Development AB, Vargarda (SE)
Appl. No. 16/622,745
Filed by Autoliv Development AB, Vargarda (SE)
PCT Filed Jun. 1, 2018, PCT No. PCT/EP2018/064470
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 13, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/228831, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 20, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 102017113105.1 (DE), filed on Jun. 14, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2021/0138991 A1, May 13, 2021
Int. Cl. B60R 21/207 (2006.01); B60R 21/231 (2011.01)
CPC B60R 21/207 (2013.01) [B60R 21/23138 (2013.01); B60R 2021/23146 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A side airbag module comprising:
an inflator unit having an inflator and at least one mounting stud extending from the inflator,
an airbag defining a gas space being in fluid communication to the inflator, the airbag being at least partially rolled and/or folded to an airbag package,
a wrapper encircling a part of the airbag package, and
at least one additional flexible flap extending from the wrapper, the additional flexible flap having or carrying at least one connection means for connecting the at least one additional flexible flap to a vehicle seat frame at least indirectly, the at least one connection means includes one of a hole in the at least one additional flexible flap and a hook attached to the at least one additional flexible flap,
wherein the at least one additional flexible flap is located at an outside of the wrapper and the part of the airbag package encircled by the wrapper is located inside the wrapper,
wherein the airbag package and the wrapper encircling at least a part of the airbag package are mounted to a first side of the vehicle seat frame and the at least one additional flexible flap includes a first end attached to the wrapper and includes a second end attached to a second side of the vehicle seat frame, the second side of the vehicle seat frame being opposite to the first side of the vehicle seat frame,
wherein the wrapper has a breaking line in a front end area, and
wherein the at least one additional flexible flap extends over the breaking line of line wrapper and includes an additional breaking line in font of the breaking line of the wrapper.