Subassembly of a vehicle safety system, vehicle safety system, vehicle safety device and method of manufacturing a subassembly of a vehicle safety system

  • US 10,259,415 B2
  • Filed: 05/13/2016
  • Issued: 04/16/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/03/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A subassembly (10) of a vehicle safety system comprising:

  • a tubular casing (20); and

    a fastening element (30) that includes at least one fastening hole (13) and a peripheral portion (31) curved at least in portions, the fastening element (30) further including first and second fastening flanges (12, 12

    ) positioned on opposite sides of the casing (20), each of the first and second fastening flanges (12, 12

    ) including at least one fastening hole (13, 13

    ) for receiving a fastening member to secure the fastening element (30) to a vehicle body,wherein the peripheral portion (31) is connected at least at one connecting point (11) to the tubular casing (20) such that the tubular casing (20) engages the fastening element (30) only at the at least one connecting point (11) with no portion of the fastening element (30) extending entirely around the tubular casing (20), wherein the peripheral portion (31) includes at least one breakthrough (40) and that between the peripheral portion (31) and the casing (20) a coating passage (17) is formed at least in portions, wherein at least one of the tubular casing (20) and the fastening element (30) includes an anti-corrosion layer at least in portions on its exposed surface (21, 32).

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