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Title:
ENERGY ABSORBING SYSTEMS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/033022
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Disclosed herein are flexible energy absorbing systems (90) and methods of manufacturing flexible energy absorbing systems. The systems include one or more cells (900) of a strain rate sensitive material and having a re-entrant geometry. Some of the systems are configurable in a planar form and in an aspherical form, wherein when configured in the aspherical form, the cells comprise a re-entrant geometry. Some of the systems have an anisotropic geometry to provide a different response to impacts from different directions.

Inventors:
PLANT, Daniel James (Treguff Farm, St. Mary ChurchCowbridge, Vale of Glamorgon South Glamorgan CF71 7LT, CF71 7LT, GB)
ROSEVEARE, Alby Jonas (Parkgate cottage, Nunburnholme, York Yorkshire YO42 1QY, YO42 1QY, GB)
Application Number:
GB2016/052650
Publication Date:
March 02, 2017
Filing Date:
August 25, 2016
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Assignee:
PLANT, Daniel James (Treguff Farm, St. Mary ChurchCowbridge, Vale of Glamorgon South Glamorgan CF71 7LT, CF71 7LT, GB)
International Classes:
A41D31/00; A41D13/015; A42B3/06; A42B3/12; B01D39/16; B32B3/26; B32B3/30; F16F7/12
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010076257A22010-07-08
Foreign References:
GB2518668A2015-04-01
US20140101816A12014-04-17
US20060070171A12006-04-06
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
EIP (Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London Greater London WC1V 6HU, WC1V 6HU, GB)
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