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1. (WO1998048668) CHAIRBACK WITH SIDE TORSIONAL MOVEMENT
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Pub. No.: WO/1998/048668 International Application No.: PCT/US1998/008802
Publication Date: 05.11.1998 International Filing Date: 29.04.1998
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 30.11.1998
IPC:
A47C 1/032 (2006.01) ,A47C 7/44 (2006.01) ,A47C 9/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
C
CHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
1
Chairs adapted for special purposes
02
Reclining or easy chairs
031
having coupled adjustable supporting parts
032
the parts being movably-coupled seat and back-rest
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
C
CHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
7
Parts, details, or accessories of chairs or stools
36
Support for the head or the back
40
for the back
44
with elastically-mounted frame
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
47
FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
C
CHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
9
Stools for specified purposes
Applicants:
HAWORTH, INC. [US/US]; One Haworth Center 1400 Highway M-40 Holland, MI 49423, US
Inventors:
Agent:
MAKI, Mark, L. ; Flynn, Thiel, Boutell & Tanis, P.C. 2026 Rambling Road Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1699, US
Priority Data:
08/846,61430.04.1997US
09/016,37430.01.1998US
Title (EN) CHAIRBACK WITH SIDE TORSIONAL MOVEMENT
(FR) DOSSIER DE FAUTEUIL A MOUVEMENT LATERAL DE TORSION
Abstract:
(EN) An office-type chair which includes a seat assembly (11) and back assembly (12) that are pivotally supported on a chair base or pedestal (18) to support a user thereon. To increase the comfort of a user, the seat assembly is tiltable forwardly and rearwardly by way of a tilt control mechanism (21) while the back assembly thereof is tiltable laterally from side to side, i.e. in the leftward and rightward direction by way of a back torsion mechanism (13).
(FR) L'invention porte sur un fauteuil de bureau comportant un siège (11) et un dossier (12) montés pivotant sur une embase ou un pied (18) et portant l'utilisateur. Pour accroître le confort de l'utilisateur, le siège peut s'incliner vers l'avant ou l'arrière à l'aide d'un mécanisme (21) de commande de basculement, tandis que le dossier peut basculer latéralement d'un côté à l'autre c.-à-d. vers la gauche ou la droite sous l'effet d'un mécanisme de torsion (13).
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Designated States: CA
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0987970