Articulated chair having universal reclining armrest system

  • US 7,862,123 B2
  • Filed: 11/27/2008
  • Issued: 01/04/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/27/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A universal reclining armrest system, comprising:

  • an articulated chair having multiple hingedly connected sections including a seat, and a backrest;

    a pivoting mechanism pivotally coupled to a portion of the articulated chair, the pivoting mechanism including a cross-member that maintains a fixed rotational position throughout an operable range of motion for the articulated chair, the cross-member having a receiver portion adjacent to a side of the chair;

    an armrest adapter removably coupled to the receiver portion of the cross-member, the armrest adapter including an aperture;

    an armrest assembly including an armrest and a post, wherein the armrest is coupled to the post, and the post is adjustably coupled to the aperture of the armrest adapter; and

    a joint interposedly coupled between the armrest and the post of the armrest assembly.

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