US 9,808,385 B2
Lift-recliner chair
Dale Robertson, Cheltenham (GB)
Assigned to INTEGRATED FURNITURE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED, Gloucestershire (GB)
Filed by INTEGRATED FURNITURE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED, Gloucestershire (GB)
Filed on Sep. 4, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/845,354.
Application 14/845,354 is a continuation of application No. 13/818,678, granted, now 9,155,388, previously published as PCT/GB2011/001329, filed on Sep. 9, 2011.
Claims priority of application No. 1015084.5 (GB), filed on Sep. 9, 2010.
Prior Publication US 2015/0374566 A1, Dec. 31, 2015
Int. Cl. A61G 5/14 (2006.01); A47C 1/032 (2006.01)
CPC A61G 5/14 (2013.01) [A47C 1/032 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
20. A lift-recliner chair chair comprising:
a floor standing base section;
a movable seat section;
a backrest section; and
an actuator means for moving the seat and backrest sections,
the seat section being pivotally mounted with respect to the base section;
the backrest section being pivotally mounted with respect to the seat section;
said actuator means being a single actuator for operative co-ordinated movement of both the seat section and the backrest section;
an operative movement of the backrest section with respect to the seat section being unfettered in a first range of movement and being prevented in a second range of movement by a positive engagement of respective engagement parts of the backrest section and the seat section;
at least part of the seat section being provided with a slot accommodating at least one of the engagement parts of the backrest section, said engagement part moving freely in the slot through said first range of movement and engaging an abutment end of the slot at a transition between said first and second ranges of movement.