Chem Connections

Airbag Demo

Have you ever wanted to know how an airbag works? Check out the interactive slide show below to learn the inner workings of an airbag canistor. This is what inflates an airbag during a collision and it can all be explained by a series of well controlled chemical reactions (EXPLOSIONS).

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