Global Patent Index - EP 0813378 B1

EP 0813378 B1 2001-04-18 - HEIGHT-ADJUSTMENT OF BACK-REST

Title (en)

HEIGHT-ADJUSTMENT OF BACK-REST

Title (de)

HÖHENVERSTELLUNG FÜR RÜCKENLEHNEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE REGLAGE EN HAUTEUR D'UN DOSSIER

Publication

EP 0813378 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 96946053 A

Priority

  • DE 9602350 W
  • DE 29600332 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: US5882077A] PCT No. PCT/DE96/02350 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 25, 1997 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 25, 1997 PCT Filed Dec. 7, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/24958 PCT Pub. Date Jul. 17, 1997The invention concerns the height-adjustment of the back-rests of chairs, especially office chairs, consisting of a housing (1) in which a flat back-rest carrier (2) is held by a ball-stop clamp (3, 4), the back-rest carrier (2) being provided with a series of indentations or holes (3) arranged behind one another in an axial direction for the stop balls (4) which are held in the indentations or holes (3) by means of a spring-loaded clamping bevel (5'). The clamping bevel (5') can be brought out of contact by a push-button (8) guided sideways from outside the housing against the spring force, spring-loaded means (10, 11) being arranged in the housing (1) for the prevention of sideways play of the back-rest carrier (2).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A47C 7/40

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47C 7/40 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47C 7/402 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK ES FI FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

DE 29600332 U1 19960307; EP 0813378 A1 19971229; EP 0813378 B1 20010418; NO 974049 A 19970903; NO 974049 D0 19970903; US 5882077 A 19990316; WO 9724958 A1 19970717

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