SureFire Airbag Deployment Test System

By: Microsys Technologies  09-12-2011
Keywords: Airbag, Surefire, Inflation System,

The Microsys name has been associated with airbag testing products since 1992. The airbag test product range includes:

The SureFire airbag deployment system is the oldest and most popular product that Microsys offers with over 100 installations since 1992. It's most common usage is for lot acceptance testing (LAT), conformance of production (COP) testing, development testing, and DV/PV testing. 

SureFire customers include most major airbag manufacturers, instrument panel (IP) suppliers, seat suppliers and OEM's. In short, any company that produces airbags or a vehicle component that interacts with airbags use SureFire to ensure the design and quality of their product.

SureFire customers benefit from the highest levels of integration and productivity in the industry.


Airbag Deployment Sequence :


The Microsys cold gas airbag inflation system is used to inflate airbags using compressed air. There are 2 primary applications for the Microsys Cold Gas System:

Application #1 - To replace an actual airbag inflator for airbag deployment

In this mode the Microsys Cold Gas System is an inexpensive, adjustable and repeatable substitute for an actual inflator. 

Airbag manufacturers use this product for airbag module development. Replacing the inflator and it's variability with the Microsys cold gas system results in a better design and shorter design cycles. It also reduces the cost of design as the Microsys cold gas system consumables cost is only a fraction the cost of an inflator.

Instrument panel and seat suppliers use the Microsys Cold Gas System to reduce the cost of LAT/COP testing of their products.

Application #2 - To develop performance specifications for a cold gas inflator

In this mode the Microsys Cold Gas System is a development tool that saves both time and money.

Airbag manufacturers use this product for airbag module development. The cold gas system output can be quickly and easily adjusted to achieve the desired airbag module performance, then used to determine the inflator performance specifications. 

PowerPlay provides all necessary airbag analysis functions. Major features includes:

  • Image viewing and image enhancement
  • AVI creation
  • Sensor viewing and analysis
  • Synchronized image and sensor analysis
  • Report generation

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Keywords: Airbag, Airbag Deployment, Airbag Module, Cold Gas System, Inflation System, Lot Acceptance Testing, Surefire, Vehicle Component,

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