Rolfe, Bernard Frank, De Souza, Timothy Ian, Pitts, Gregory Ryan, Hanafin, Stuart James McFarlane, Agius, Steven Lewis Anthony, Adamson, Benjamin Paul, Pereira, Michael Pio Gordon, Black, Timothy John, Hurren, Christopher James and Miller, Noel Egan 2010, BODY FOR PNEUMATIC VEHICLE, United States (2) Patent US 2010078254 (A1).

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Creator(s) Rolfe, Bernard FrankORCID iD for Rolfe, Bernard Frank
De Souza, Timothy Ian
Pitts, Gregory Ryan
Hanafin, Stuart James McFarlane
Agius, Steven Lewis Anthony
Adamson, Benjamin Paul
Pereira, Michael Pio GordonORCID iD for Pereira, Michael Pio Gordon
Black, Timothy John
Hurren, Christopher JamesORCID iD for Hurren, Christopher James
Miller, Noel Egan
Date 2010-04-01
Patent no. US 2010078254 (A1)
Patent owner UNIV DEAKIN
Registry Office United States (2)
Patent family name Pneumatic vehicle
Keyword(s) pneumatic vehicle
Summary A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a first and second sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly has a chassis supporting an air tank. The second sub-assembly has part of the vehicle body and is bonded to the first-sub-assembly using a structural adhesive. Another pneumatic vehicle is provided with a first and second sub-assembly. The first sub-assembly has a chassis, air tank, part of the vehicle body, a pair of B-pillars, and a pair of rear rails. The second sub-assembly has a part of the vehicle body, a pair of A-pillars, and a pair of roof rails. A vehicle seat is provided with a seat base and upright seat back providing a seating area. A bladder located in the central region of the seating area inflates to provide two bucket seats, and deflates to provide a bench seat. The vehicle seat also has inflatable inserts to provide cushioning.
Language eng
Field of Research 090205 Hybrid Vehicles and Powertrains
Socio Economic Objective 861302 Automotive Equipment
HERDC Research category I Patents
ERA Research output type I Patents
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