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in·fla·tor

(in-flā'tōr, -tŏr),
An instrument for injecting air.

inflator

(in-flāt′ŏr)
An apparatus for forcing air or other gas into an aperture.
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Machines handle two types of screen packs, which are used in some inflators.
Honda has taken significant actions to accelerate the pace of airbag inflator repairs, including securing agreements with two additional inflator suppliers.
Toyota GB said the UK cars involved would be tested and new airbag inflators fitted if necessary.
NYSE:ALV)(STO:ALIVSDB) - the global leader in automotive safety systems - has developed a completely new concept for inflating airbags that is more environmentally friendly and more cost efficient than traditional inflator technologies.
4 million air bag inflators have been recalled, affecting 11 different automakers.
The move announced Thursday adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the list of those recalled due to driver's inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp.
All other components of the composite inflator were exactly the same as those of the steel inflator, allowing comparison of baseline data from the two devices.
In this case, the Service feels that A should not compute its current year inflator index as follows:
The inflator in the driver's SRS airbag of vehicles subject to this recall will be replaced with a non-defective inflator in all affected regions/countries.
The patent-applied-for design simultaneously lowers and pivots the fill head, stopping it in a vertically oriented position that places the bag inlet spout inflatable connection, inflator button, and four bag loop latches within one arm's length of an operator standing on the plant floor.
It also includes a universal inflator adapter and nozzle for inflating vehicle tires and sports equipment.
The recall relates to a dual-igniter type inflator which is not found in models in Bahrain," said senior manager and after sales head Xavier Stephen.