Seat weight measuring apparatus

  • US 6,323,443 B1
  • Filed: 06/07/1999
  • Issued: 11/27/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/05/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A seat weight measuring apparatus for measuring the weight of a vehicle seat including the weight of a passenger sitting thereon, comprising:

  • seat connecting mechanisms including deflection members, arranged between seat fixing elements attached to the vehicle and the seat;

    load sensors for detecting the weight loaded on the seat connecting mechanisms; and

    displacement restriction mechanisms for restricting a displacement of the seat relative to the seat fixing elements, within a predetermined range; and

    , wherein the load sensors are located below a seat rail which is attached to an underside of the seat.

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