We are living in a time of technological advancement in which new, amazing products are invented almost daily. While none of this stuff is truly a necessity of life, modern technology can simplify our lives, provide entertainment, or increase our productivity—allowing us more time to do cool shit outside.
Let’s set aside the difference between using air and other gases for a moment, and take a look at the delivery method. All avalanche airbags either use a cylinder(s) of compressed gas or an electronic fan-based inflation method. Let’s start with the compressed gas cylinder.