Armrest assembly

  • US 6,296,312 B1
  • Filed: 05/29/1996
  • Issued: 10/02/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/21/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A multi-position armrest designed for use with a conventional chair to provide enhanced adjustability comprising:

  • a support arm having a first end adapted for attachment to a chair and a second end coupled to an arm pad, the arm pad including a first circular locking member engaging a second circular locking member on the support arm, said first circular locking member having a frustoconical configuration with channels equally spaced around the entire circumference and said second circular locking member having a complimentary frustoconical aperture such that said first and second locking members mesh to selectively lock the arm pad relative to the support arm;

    said first and second circular locking members connected by coupling means whereby said coupling means permits the first circular locking member to rotate 360 degrees relative to the second circular locking member.

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