Allen K. Breed

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Inventor Info
Birth Date: 
July 27, 1927
Died On: 
December 3, 1999
Country: 
USA
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  • Allen K. Breed was born in Chicago,USA. 
  • Born on : July 27,1927
  • Died on : December 3,1999
  • He graduated from Northwestern University in Mechanical Engineering
  • He founded the Waltham Engineering Company
  • He invented the modern airbag and was a pioneer in airbag safety technology for cars
  • He was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1999, in recognition for his electromechanical sensor that deploys the airbag which is a precursor to the electrical sensors
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