US 9,809,987 B2
Seating system with tiltable deck and belt drive
Joshua William Koch, Clare, MI (US); Brian Staten, Clare, MI (US); Todd Alan Swarts, Clare, MI (US); and Timothy John Hockemeyer, Midland, MI (US)
Assigned to ROGERS ATHLETIC COMPANY, INC., Clare, MI (US)
Filed by ROGERS ATHLETIC COMPANY, INC., Clare, MI (US)
Filed on Mar. 4, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/61,610.
Application 15/061,610 is a continuation of application No. 14/529,574, filed on Oct. 31, 2014, granted, now 9,332,846.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/901,065, filed on Nov. 7, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0186454 A1, Jun. 30, 2016
Int. Cl. E04H 3/12 (2006.01); A47C 1/126 (2006.01); A47C 1/121 (2006.01); A47C 1/124 (2006.01); B66D 1/20 (2006.01); B66D 1/60 (2006.01)
CPC E04H 3/123 (2013.01) [A47C 1/121 (2013.01); A47C 1/124 (2013.01); A47C 1/126 (2013.01); B66D 1/20 (2013.01); B66D 1/60 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A seating system, comprising:
a riser including a tiltable deck, wherein the deck is tiltable between a stored position and a use position, wherein the deck is substantially perpendicular to a gravity plane when in a stored position, and wherein, when in the use position, the deck is inclined at an acute angle relative to the position of the deck in the stored position, wherein the riser is one of a plurality of risers configured to telescope relative to one another.