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SureFire Airbag Deployment System

The SureFire airbag deployment system is the oldest and most popular product that Microsys offers with over 100 installations since 1992. It's most common usage is for lot acceptance testing (LAT), conformance of production (COP) testing, development testing, and DV/PV testing. 

SureFire customers include most major airbag manufacturers, instrument panel (IP) suppliers, seat suppliers and OEM's. In short, any company that produces airbags or a vehicle component that interacts with airbags use SureFire to ensure the design and quality of their product.

SureFire customers benefit from the highest levels of integration and productivity in the industry.

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Microsys has continuously evolved and improved the product since it's initial release in 1992. With so many installations you can be sure that SureFire is capable of meeting your needs.

The Microsys SureFire Airbag Deployment System includes high-speed video imaging, sensor logging, photographic lighting, squib power supplies, safety interlocks, configurable deployment software and sophisticated PowerPlay analysis software.

SureFire Airbag Deployment System customers include most of the major airbag and automotive interiors suppliers as well as numerous auto makers and independent test labs. Microsys airbag deployment systems are installed throughout North America, Mexico, Asia, Europe, and South America.

Basic SureFire Features
  • Integrated airbag firing, high-speed camera control, sensor data acquisition and more. Deploy airbags either fully automatically or computer assisted.
  • Adjustable squib pulse controls, up to 8 squib fire supplies
  • High-speed 16 bit acquisition of squib voltage & current data as well as airbag pressure sensors
  • Hardware offset correction and improved electrical isolation result in greatly increased data accuracy
  • Squib resistance measurements, pre & post test
  • Controls high-speed cameras and photographic lights, saves image data and automatically creates AVI movies
  • Monitoring of temperature chambers
  • Saves test set-up parameters for multiple tests with instant recall
  • SureFire monitors all facility safety equipment such as emergency stop switches, door sensors & locks, exhaust fans, warning lights
  • Automatic data exchange with traceability systems for paperless operation
  • Oracle, MS Access, or MS SQL Server database integration for and quality management
  • Interactive operation of all system components to meet QS-9000 and ISO-9000.
  • Integrated support for most IDT/Redlake, Vision Research Phantom and NAC high-speed cameras
  • SAE J211 filter compliance
  • Sensor data analysis and trace math using the PowerPlay analysis software
  • Flexible and powerful test report generation
  • Synchronized playback of video and sensor data
  • Comes with installation, on-site training, documentation, calibration report, and comprehensive support package


SureFire Specifications
See the complete list of the major SureFire specification and features to learn about the benefits of using SureFire for airbag deployment.


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