Collision energy absorbing structure of vehicle seat belt device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5692780
SERIAL NO

08654276

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A collision energy absorbing structure of a vehicle seat belt device is provided with a guide rail, a slider, and a slip joint. The guide rail (14) includes a vertically extending slit (20) and a pair of flanges (24, 25) which make resistance against deformation of the guide rail in the inward direction of the passenger compartment. The slider (16) is attached to the guide rail with nails (50) deformable under a load larger than a predetermined one in the outward direction of the passenger compartment and disposed in the guide rail outward thereof. The slip joint (18) is attached to the slider and disposed in the guide rail inward thereof.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHAAICHI-KEN15535

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Yasui, Shinichi Nagoya, JP 18 158

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TAKATA CORPORATION (2)
* 5149136 Shoulder adjuster 14 1991
* 5280959 Shoulder adjuster 13 1992
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 4786081 Vertically adjustable motor-vehicle safety-belt mount 25 1987
 
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (1)
* 5163730 Energy absorbing molding attachment bracket 59 1991
 
TRW Repa GmbH (1)
* 4652012 Fitting for a safety belt for motor vehicles 27 1985
 
Nippon Seiko Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
* 4556255 Anchor mounting device 16 1983
 
BRITAX WINGARD LIMITED (2)
* 4569537 Anchorage means for vehicle safety belts 11 1984
* 4547018 Clamping means for a strap 9 1984
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 6749224 Energy absorbing seat belt anchor 3 2002
 
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5791687 Seat belt device for vehicle 14 1996
 
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION (2)
* 7618064 Attachment construction for seat belt system provided with pretensioner mechanism 3 2006
* 2007/0029,774 Attachment construction for seat belt system provided with pretensioner mechanism 5 2006
 
AUTOLIV ASP, INC. (2)
* 6902227 Extrudable energy absorber 0 2003
* 2004/0183,336 Extrudable energy absorber 0 2003
 
TAKATA SEAT BELTS, INC. (2)
7513531 Simplified height adjuster for D-ring 3 2005
* 2007/0075,539 Simplified height adjuster for D-ring 0 2005
 
INDIANA MILLS & MANUFACTURING, INC. (2)
* 9499121 Web position adjustment and attenuation apparatus 2 2015
9738248 Web position adjustment and attenuation apparatus 0 2016
 
DR. ING. H.C. F. PORSCHE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 6431603 Safety belt height adjusting device 0 2001
 
FCA US LLC (2)
* 7021662 Shoulder belt height adjuster assembly and method 7 2003
* 2005/0023,815 Shoulder belt height adjuster assembly and method 1 2003
 
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (2)
7198300 Actuator for an adjustable seat belt D-ring anchor 5 2004
* 2005/0242,563 Actuator for an adjustable seat belt D-ring anchor 2 2004
 
TRW AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (2)
* 7866701 Sliding carriage for a height adjuster of a safety belt system 0 2008
* 2009/0015,055 Sliding carriage for a height adjuster of a safety belt system 0 2008
 
DR. ING. H.C.F. PORSCHE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (COMPANY NUMBER 722287) (2)
* 6106012 Deflection fitting for seat belts of vehicles 14 1998
* 6364359 Arrangement for a belt level adjuster of a safety belt system 7 2001
 
TRW Occupant Restraint Systems GmbH & Co. KG (1)
* 6254133 Height adjuster for a vehicle safety belt 5 2000
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 6354628 Seat belt anchor assembly 2 2000
 
KEY SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
* 6935701 Articulating lock adjustable turning loop 23 2004
* 2007/0241,549 Height Adjuster with Motion Clutch 18 2007
* Cited By Examiner