A LIMITED INVESTIGATION OF AUTOMOTIVE USED SEAT BELTS

A laboratory study of 82 severely used automotive seat belts was made to evaluate present standards and to suggest possible improvements. Areas of investigation included hardware tests and webbing degradation from sunshine, abrasion, and dirt. Both subjective and measurement evaluations were conducted. Confirmations, new data, and recommendations are presented.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Bureau of Standards

    Office of Vehicle Systems Research
    Washington, DC  United States  20234
  • Authors:
    • Melton, C H
    • Castle, A B
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 33 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127318
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NBS 10-538
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM