Pre-Tensioner Systems: Design & Function

Subject: Supplemental Restraint Systems Topic: Seatbelt Pre-tensioners Objective: Understand the design and function of seatbelt pre-tensioner systems. Task: While visually inspecting a current model-year vehicle selected from the...


Ron Moore, a Firehouse contributing editor, is a battalion chief and the training officer for the McKinney, TX, Fire Department. He also authors a monthly online article in the Firehouse.com “MembersZone” and serves as the Forum Moderator for the extrication section of the Firehouse.com website. Moore can be contacted directly at Rmoore@firehouse.com.