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Body for pneumatic vehicle

Rolfe,BF, De Souza,T, Pitts,G, Hanafin,S, Agius,S, Adamson,B, Pereira,M, Black,T, Hurren,C and Miller,N 2012, Body for pneumatic vehicle, United States (2) Patent US8317257 (B2).

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Title Body for pneumatic vehicle
Creator(s) Rolfe,BFORCID iD for Rolfe,BF
De Souza,T
Pereira,MORCID iD for Pereira,M
Hurren,CORCID iD for Hurren,C
Date 2012-11-27
Patent no. US8317257 (B2)
Patent owner Deakin University
Registry Office United States (2)
Patent family name Body for 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 091299 Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category I.1 Patents
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