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Bottom and back movable as a unit

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297 - Chairs and seats

297311000 - MOVABLE BOTTOM

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
297344120 Vertically adjustable 67
297344210 About vertical axis; i.e., rotates 38
297344110 Mounted for horizontal oscillating movement 9
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20100164267MOTOR VEHICLE SEAT WITH AN ADJUSTING DEVICE - A motor vehicle seat is provided with an adjusting device that includes, but is not limited to a longitudinal sliding device for sliding the motor vehicle seat in a longitudinal direction and a transverse sliding device for sliding the motor vehicle seat in transverse direction. The transverse sliding device includes, but is not limited to at least one swiveling lever which on the one hand is arranged on the longitudinal sliding device and on the other hand indirectly or directly on the motor vehicle seat. The swiveling lever can be swiveled from a first swiveling position, in which the motor vehicle seat is arranged in a transverse position, into a second swiveling position in which the motor vehicle seat relative to the first transverse position is arranged in transverse direction offset in a second transverse position.07-01-2010
20110193389Adjustable Seat Track Having Improved Track Engagement Structure - A seat adjustment apparatus comprises a first rail (08-11-2011
20130057040RETRACTABLE VEHICLE SEAT - A retractable vehicle seat in which a seat main body disposed on a vehicle floor is flipped up laterally, so as to be retracted in a vehicle interior side wall of which the upper portion is inwardly inclined, may include a connection mechanism that is configured to rotatably connect the seat main body to a support stand. The connection mechanism includes a four-link mechanism having a stationary link integral with the support stand, an intermediate link integral with the seat main body, and a first link and a second link that connect these two links. The second link is configured to increase an angle between the first link and the intermediate link as the seat main body is flipped up.03-07-2013
20130069409VEHICLE SEAT, MOTOR VEHICLE AND METHOD FOR SPRING-MOUNTING A VEHICLE SEAT - The invention relates to a vehicle seat having a seat surface, a backrest and a suspension device comprising at least one upper part on the seat surface side, a lower part on the body side, a scissor-type frame and suspension mechanisms and/or damping mechanisms, at least the scissor-type frame being positioned between the upper part on the seat surface side and the lower part on the body side, the vehicle seat comprising a tilting mechanism which can be actuated by means of a vertical deflection of the suspension device for tilting the upper part on the seat surface side relative to the lower part on the body side.03-21-2013
20120223561Seat Track Easy-Entry Actuation Mechanism - A seat track assembly includes a seat track operable for sliding movement of a seat assembly. A towel bar pivots a drive lever unlocking the seat track and allowing sliding movement of the seat assembly within a range of comfort positions. A stop lever pivots between a lowered position and a raised position. In the lowered position. the stop lever engages a stop bracket secured to the seat track preventing the seat assembly from moving forward of the range of comfort positions. A cam pivots in response to pivotally moving a seat back to a dump position. Pivoting the cam pivots the drive lever unlocking the seat track and pivots the stop lever to the raised position spaced above the stop bracket to allow sliding movement of the seat assembly to an easy-entry position forward of the range of comfort positions.09-06-2012
20090021064Sliding latching system - A system for latching a seat to a guide track (01-22-2009
20110298265Lower Tip-Slide Mechanism - A seat assembly for an automotive vehicle is provided with a seat cushion and a seat back pivotally connected to the seat cushion for pivotal movement between an upright seating position and a forwardly folded dump position. A seat track assembly is fixedly secured to the seat cushion for providing a selective fore and aft sliding adjustment of the seat assembly along a first linear path between a full forward position and a full rearward position. A tip slide mechanism is operatively coupled to the seat track assembly and adapted for mounting the seat assembly to a vehicle floor. The tip slide mechanism provides fore and aft movement of the seat assembly along a second curved path transverse to the first linear path between a seating position and an easy entry position to provide access behind the seat assembly.12-08-2011
20110278892VEHICLE SEAT COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF STRUCTURAL OR RETAINING PARTS AS WELL AS A METHOD FOR PRODUCING STRUCTURAL OR RETAINING PARTS OF SUCH A VEHICLE SEAT - The invention relates to a vehicle seat and to a method for producing said vehicle seat, in particular for motor vehicles, comprising a plurality of structural or retaining parts which are joined together or to a further part in at least one joining region, the join being produced by friction welding in at least one of the joining regions.11-17-2011
20080238167DRIVE MECHANISM FOR POWER SEAT APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - According to an aspect of the present invention, a drive mechanism for a power seat apparatus for a vehicle includes an electric motor, a speed-reduction gear mechanism, a gear housing for housing therein the speed-reduction gear mechanism and supporting thereto the electric motor, the gear housing including a housing body having an accommodating space, a cover mounted to the housing body, and a retaining member provided on the housing body for fixedly retaining the cover on the housing body by rotating the cover relative to the housing body upon assembly, and a bracket through which the gear housing is supported by the driven member, the bracket including a receiving portion and a rotation-restricting surface.10-02-2008
20090102263SEAT SLIDE DEVICE FOR VEHICLE - In a seat sliding device having a lock mechanism disposed within an inner space defined by an upper rail and a lower rail, to tilt a lock lever from the inner space toward the outside of the rails, a torsion bar 04-23-2009
20110127819Operator Seat Structure of Construction Machine - A seat structure for an operator that is set in a cab of a construction machine such as a wheel loader includes: a suspension equipment fixed to a floor frame; a plate-shaped attachment bracket attached on the suspension equipment; a seat and a work equipment console juxtaposed to each other on the attachment bracket. The seat is attached to the attachment bracket via slide rails in a manner slidable back and forth. The work equipment console is also attached to the attachment bracket via a slide rail in a manner slidable back and forth.06-02-2011
20110266850VEHICLE SEAT - A vehicle seat includes a seat cushion, and a sliding apparatus provided underneath the seat cushion. The sliding apparatus has a lower rail, and an upper rail that slidably attaches to the lower rail. The seat cushion has a frame body that includes a pipe member. The pipe member has a main body portion that extends along an end edge of the seat cushion, a leg portion that extends downward toward the upper rail from an end portion of the main body portion, and a mounting portion that extends from a lower end portion of the leg portion and is flattened such that a hollow portion of the pipe member is small, all integrated together. The mounting portion has a flat surface that abuts against the upper rail, and is mounted to the upper rail.11-03-2011
20100078982CHAIR - A chair includes a seat body, a front leg, a rear leg, and a leg receiver. The seat body has a seating face for a person to sit on, and a backrest for a person to lean against. One end of the front leg is attached to an underside region which is underside of the seating face of the seat body, in such a manner that the one end of the front leg is capable of being rotated in relation to the seat body. One end of the rear leg is rotatably attached to the seat body at a position closer to a backrest side than a position at which the one end of the front leg is attached. The leg receiver is arranged on a floor surface. The respective other ends of the front leg and the rear leg are rotatably attached to the leg receiver.04-01-2010
20090289486AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRIC MOTOR SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM - An automotive electric motor speed control system may include at least one electric motor adapted to cause a moveable element to move, a DC/DC power converter configured to output a voltage to the at least one electric motor that increases to a desired value and subsequently decreases to control the movement of the moveable element, and a controller configured to control the rate of voltage increase and voltage decrease output by the converter.11-26-2009
20090289485Longitudinal adjustment apparatus for a vehicle seat - A longitudinal seat adjustment apparatus for a vehicle seat includes a first seat support member that is attachable to a vehicle. A second seat support member that is movable with respect to the first seat support member and configured to support the seat such that the seat is movable with the second seat support member is also provided. A locking member that is movable generally vertically with respect to the first and second seat support members between a locked position and an unlocked position for locking and unlocking the second seat support member with respect to the first seat support member is additionally provided. The locking member is a substantially planar two-part locking member and includes a first part generally horizontally movable with respect to a second part.11-26-2009
20090267396LONGITUDINAL DISPLACEMENT DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE SEAT - A longitudinal displacement device is provided that has an upper rail that is displaceable in the longitudinal direction, and a stationary lower rail. A linear guide that has a bearing element for longitudinal guidance and support of the upper rail is located in the longitudinal direction between the upper rail and the lower rail. Provided on the upper rail is a carrier that engages in a recess bounded by two stops and located in the center region of the bearing cage as viewed in the longitudinal direction, in order to carry the bearing cage along. A recess bounded by two stops is located in the center region of the bearing element. Provided on the upper rail is a carrier that engages in the recess. During a displacement of the upper rail, the bearing element is carried along by the carrier, so that the upper rail is always supported on the lower rail over its entire length. The motor vehicle seat can thus be displaced in a smooth-running manner with the application of a small force.10-29-2009
20100201173Sliding Seat Track Having A Secondary Retaining Structure - A seat track includes a stationary rail and a movable rail. The stationary rail has a plurality of windows formed therein and a plurality of tabs formed adjacent to the windows. The moveable rail engages the stationary rail for relative movement in a first direction and for restricted movement in a second direction that is different from the first direction. The moveable rail has a J-hook that cooperates with the plurality of tabs of the stationary rail to restrict relative movement therebetween in the second direction.08-12-2010
20080277986Vehicle Seating Having Releasable Keeper for Towel Bar - A seat track assembly for mounting a seat assembly to floor of a motor vehicle. The seat track assembly includes track mechanism having a fixed track adapted to be mounted to the floor and a movable track slidingly adjustable relative to the fixed track. A latch is operatively coupled to the movable track for selectively locking the movable track relative to the fixed track. An actuator is pivotally coupled to the movable track and is operatively coupled to the latch for releasing the latch to allow sliding movement between the fixed and movable tracks. A keeper assembly extends between the latch and the actuator. The keeper assembly selectively decouples the actuator from the latch when the actuator is urged to move beyond a normal range of movement.11-13-2008
20080284223SEAT APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes a seat cushion frame for supporting a seat cushion and operated to move between a first position and a second position relative to a vehicle floor, a link member including first and second ends respectively pivotably connected to the vehicle floor and to a first end portion of the seat cushion frame, a guiding member provided at the vehicle floor for supporting a second end portion of the seat cushion frame to the vehicle floor and including a guiding groove, and a sliding member provided at the second end portion of the seat cushion frame and slidably engaged into the guiding groove. The guiding groove extends along a connection line connecting the sliding member and a connection point between the seat cushion frame and the link member so as to move the seat cushion frame between the first position and the second position.11-20-2008
20120292969Seat Latching and Storage Mechanism - In an example embodiment, an instructor seat for the cab of an agricultural vehicle is convertible between a sitting condition when the seat is in a forward position and a non-sitting condition when the seat is in a rearward position. The instructor seat may include a seat base and seat back, a conveyor to move the seat between a forward position and a rearward position, and a latch mechanism to place the seat back in a generally vertical position when the seat is in a forward position and force the seat back into a generally horizontal non-sitting position when the seat is in a rearward position.11-22-2012
20080309137Rail Adjustment System for a Motor Vehicle Seat - The invention relates to a rail adjustment system for a motor vehicle seat, wherein the rail adjustment system includes an electromotive spindle drive and a threaded spindle that can be coupled to a flexible drive shaft for the longitudinal adjustment of a rail pair. The rails of said rail pair are connected to one another by means of a retaining element, which includes an integrated guide duct for holding the drive shaft.12-18-2008
20080231101SLIDE RAIL UNIT - A simple, compact and easy-to-assemble slide rail unit is provided. The slide rail unit reliably restrains right and left rails from sliding even when the right and left rails are installed onto the vehicle floor at an inclination angle different from each other in a longitudinal direction thereof. The slide rail unit includes a slide rail member having an upper rail member and an upper rail member slidably engaged with each other and a lock lever rotatably pivoted to the upper rail member so as to engage with/disengage from an engagement portion formed on the lower rail member. The slide rail unit also includes an operation lever connected to the lock lever within the slide rail member. Between the lock lever and the operation lever, a leaf spring member is disposed for connecting the lock lever and the operation lever therebetween.09-25-2008
20090102261Seat track assembly - This invention relates to a vehicle seat track assembly. The assembly comprises a first track member having an upwardly facing bearing surface and a second track member for attachment to a vehicle seat, the second track member having a downwardly facing bearing surface. A cage is disposed between the first track member and the second track member. The cage carries a rolling element that is in rolling engagement with the upper and lower bearing surfaces to provide longitudinal movement of the first track member relative to the second track member. The cage is provided with at least one pad section for engaging at least one of the upwardly and downwardly facing bearing surfaces. In an unloaded state, the at least one pad section separates the upwardly and downwardly facing bearing surfaces from each other by a distance which is greater than the diameter of the rolling element.04-23-2009
20100013284TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND POWER SEAT SLIDE DEVICE FOR VEHICLE - A transmission device that transmits rotation of a drive cable to a screw shaft is provided. The transmission device includes a worm gear attached to the drive cable, a helical gear attached to the screw shaft, a gear case, a pair of first bearing wall portions, and a pair of second bearing wall portions. The gear case has an opening on one side so as to accommodate the worm gear and the helical gear. The first bearing wall portions are integrally formed with the gear case so as to face each other along the axial direction of the drive cable, and rotatably support both ends of the worm gear. The second bearing wall portions are integrally formed with the gear case so as to face each other along the axial direction of the screw shaft, and rotatably support both ends of the helical gear.01-21-2010
20100225151VEHICLE SEAT ACTUATION MECHANISM - A seat for use in a vehicle having a seat back pivotably coupled to a seat base by a recliner mechanism such that the seat back can be pivoted in a forward and rearward direction relative the seat base. The seat also includes a track assembly coupled to the vehicle and the seat, such that the seat can be moved in the forward and rearward directions relative to the vehicle interior. The seat also includes an actuator mechanism having a first actuator, a second actuator, and an energy storage device for storing energy generated from movement of the seat and selectively releasing the stored energy to assist in repositioning the seat when at least one of the first actuator and second actuator is actuated. Actuating the first actuator causes the seat to move from a first position to a second position, and actuating the second actuator causes the seat to move from a first position to a third position.09-09-2010
20090039690Motor Vehicle Seat with Seat Depth Adjustment - An adjustable motor vehicle seat with an underframe (02-12-2009
20090102262Device for the transmission of a rotation motion with a flexible shaft in a sheath comprising shoulder-forming areas and an inner tube - A device for the transmission of a rotation motion (04-23-2009
20100187885SEAT SLIDE APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - A seat slide apparatus for a vehicle includes a lower rail, formed into a longitudinal shape and adapted to be fixed to a vehicle floor, an upper rail adapted to be fixed to a seat frame, and assembled to the lower rail to be relatively movable in a longitudinal direction of the lower rail, and a detachment prevention mechanism including an elongated hole, which is formed at the bottom wall portion to open therethrough and which extends in the longitudinal direction, and a load receiving member whose upper end portion is fixed to the upper wall portion and whose lower end portion is inserted downwardly through the elongated hole so as to be movable in an extending direction of the elongated hole, and is engageable with the bottom wall portion in the vicinity of the elongated hole to restrict a movement of the upper rail in an upper direction.07-29-2010
20090218866Force Multiplier Device For Furniture Member Adjustment - A furniture member component drive mechanism includes a force multiplying gear assembly. A wire member can slide within a flexible sheath in opposed first and second directions. The wire member is connected to the gear assembly for axial displacement. A lever arm connected to the gear assembly defines a lever arm first axis of rotation. Rotating the lever arm in a first direction about the first axis of rotation axially incrementally displaces the wire member in the first displacement direction. The lever arm is rotatably connected to a pivot base defining a second axis of rotation of the lever arm transverse to the first axis of rotation. Rotating the lever arm about the second axis of rotation displaces the wire member in the second displacement direction.09-03-2009
20100060062POWER SEAT DRIVING APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - A power seat driving apparatus for a vehicle includes a moving unit and a decelerating mechanism, wherein the decelerating mechanism includes a driving gear to which a driving force is inputted, a driven gear engaged with the driving gear so as to be rotatably driven by the driving gear while decelerating a rotational speed of the driving force transmitted thereto, and a housing, at least one of the driving gear and the driven gear includes a shaft portion and a gear portion including a tooth portion, which engages with a tooth portion of the other one of the driving gear and the driven gear, an annular recessed portion is formed at a stepped portion between the gear portion and the shaft portion, the annular recessed portion, and the housing includes a bearing bore having a bearing surface and an annular protruding portion, which is fitted into the annular recessed portion.03-11-2010
20100060061POWER SEAT DRIVING APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE - A power seat driving apparatus for a vehicle includes a moving unit and a decelerating mechanism. The deceleration mechanism includes a driving gear, a driven gear engaging with the driving gear and driven to rotate while decelerating a rotational speed of the driving gear, a supplemental gear coaxially connected to the driven gear in an interlocking manner, made of a resin material having elasticity and lower rigidity than the driven gear, having a larger tooth thickness than a tooth thickness of the driven gear by an amount corresponding to a backlash, and engaging the driving gear together with the driven gear, and a housing accommodating and rotatably supporting the driving gear, the driven gear and the supplemental gear.03-11-2010
20110068612FITTING FOR A VEHICLE SEAT - A fitting (03-24-2011
20090026822Adjusting System for a Vehicle Seat - The invention relates to an adjusting system for a vehicle seat, wherein the adjusting system includes a bottom rail that is attached to the vehicle, a top rail that can be rigidly attached to the seat and that can move along the bottom rail, and a memory module that is attached alternately to the seat or to the vehicle and that can move along the bottom rail. The memory includes a movable safety catch for forming a positional locking mechanism with the bottom rail, and a means for forming a positional locking mechanism with a movable seat-mounted control lever. The safety catch can be actuated by the seat-mounted control lever and is mounted in a cam-controlled manner so as to be able to rotate in an open bearing.01-29-2009
20110001344ERRONEOUS OPERATION PREVENTING DEVICE AND STOWABLE VEHICLE SEAT - A seat is provided having an erroneous operation preventing device in which a braking member secured to a strap is locked to regulate a folding operation in a stowing operation that includes an opening portion for guiding the strap to the seat back rear face side, a rotating member that is brought into contact with the strap, a pair of first brackets and upstanding separately on both sides of the opening portion and supporting the both end portion sides of the rotating member from above, a pair of connecting members and supporting both end portion sides of the rotating members from below while being urged toward the first brackets and side, and a movable member rotatably supported by the second bracket secured to the seat back side and connected to the connecting member. The movable member includes locking portions that lock the braking member and protrudes in a rotating direction.01-06-2011
20100283302VEHICULAR SEAT - A vehicular seat can include a pair of right and left slide devices, right and left lock mechanisms, and a synchronous releasing mechanism releasing the right and left lock mechanisms in synchronism with each other. The synchronous releasing mechanism can include a rod whose both end portions are rotatably mounted between upper portions of right and left side frames of a seat cushion, right and left levers mounted to portions of the rod near both end portions thereof so as to be incapable of rotating with respect to the rod, and right and left connection members connecting the right and left levers and the right and left lock mechanisms to each other. Clearance portions can be included between the right and left levers and the right and left connection members, to prevent the connection members from moving so as to release the lock mechanisms in synch with the levers when the side frames are downwardly crushed, and the rod and the levers move downwards.11-11-2010
20100283301RECLINER MECHANISM - A vehicle seat is movable between a first position to a second position and includes a seat back, seat cushion for coupling to a track adjuster for use in a vehicle. The vehicle seat includes a recliner mechanism coupled to the seat back and the seat cushion. The vehicle seat further includes a stow mechanism coupled to the recliner mechanism and an easy entry mechanism coupled to the recliner mechanism and stow mechanism, wherein, when the stow mechanism is actuated, the easy entry mechanism is not actuated and when the easy entry mechanism is actuated, the stow mechanism is not actuated.11-11-2010
20100026070Runner and Seat Provided with a Locking System - The runner comprises a mechanical locking system and a memorization system, comprising: a locking bar, a locking device that is movable between a normal position and a locking position in which it cooperates with the locking bar, an electromagnetic actuator that moves the locking device to its locking position when it receives a command from a control device.02-04-2010
20100026069SEAT RECLINER/DUMP MECHANISM SUCH AS INCORPORATED INTO A SEATBACK SLAVED TO A FLOOR LATCH RELEASE - A recliner mechanism for use with a vehicle seat having a floor striker engaging bottom and a pivotally associated seatback. A seatback is pivotally secured to a fixed support and includes an arcuate lower surface upon which are defined teeth. A pawl is pivotally secured to the support and includes an upper surface with additional inter-engaging teeth when the seatback is in an upright position. A release cam secures to the support proximate a recessed underside location of the pawl and maintains the pawl in locking engagement with the seatback sector in a first position. The release cam rotates to cause the pawl to pivot out of engagement with the seatback, allowing it to pivot to a dump position opposing the seat bottom and concurrent with the seat bottom releasing from the floor striker and tumbling to a forward rotated position. A floor latch release lever is also pivotally secured to the support and, upon being contacted by the release cam, in turn pivots so that an end feature displaces to prevent the locking pawl from pivoting in a reverse direction against the seatback. The release lever reverse pivots in response to the seat bottom reengaging the floor striker, causing the pawl to reverse pivot its teeth into reengagement with the seatback upon the latter rotating back to the upright position.02-04-2010
20080231102SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY WITH LOAD PINS - An assembly for mounting a seat on a track in a vehicle, the track including inboard and outboard parallel spaced apart track portions with each track portion including a lower track affixed to the vehicle and an upper track at least partially enclosing the lower track and reciprocally movable therealong. The assembly includes a pair of seat mounting plates associated with each inboard and outboard track portion with each pair including parallel spaced apart plates affixed to the seat and formed to partially enclose the associated track portion. A set of load pins is associated with each pair of seat mounting plates and extends between the associated seat mounting plates with one load pin of the set positioned below the lower track and another load pin of the set positioned above the upper track.09-25-2008
20110148164VEHICLE SEAT - A vehicle seat includes a reclining mechanism having a lock member, which is engaged with a ring member when it is pressed by a cam body, and a walk-in mechanism. A rotating arm, which is rotated by operation of a reclining lever or a walk-in lever, is secured to a center shaft. The reclining lever operates the rotation of the rotating arm by means of a link lever having a slot. The walk-in lever operates the rotation of the rotating arm independently of the reclining lever. When a seatback is tilted forward by the operation of the walk-in lever, the slide mechanism of the vehicle seat is unlocked, and the entire seat is moved forward.06-23-2011
20110316317ADJUSTABLE VEHICLE SEAT - An adjustable seat for a vehicle includes a seat part having a first seat position and a second seat position relative to a floor of the vehicle. The seat also includes a quick unlocking device that unlocks the adjusting device to adjust the seat. An adjusting device moves the seat part between the first seat position and the second position. The vehicle seat also includes a backrest part pivotably connected to the seat part. The backrest part is operatively connected to the quick unlocking adjusting device such that pivoting of the backrest part between an upright position and a folded over position unlocks the adjusting device.12-29-2011
20110049954Arrangement Lever Device for Automobile Seat - An arrangement lever device for an automobile seat including a reclining operation lever (03-03-2011
20110095585VEHICLE SEAT DEVICE (AS AMENDED) - The invention provides a vehicle seat device including fewer restrictions with respect to seat function and which can be switched from a seating position to a storage position by motive power. In a vehicle seat (04-28-2011
20120025576DUAL-HINGED SPRING - A dual-hinged spring assembly. One assembly comprises two elastomeric arcs including an upper arc having downward ends, and a lower arc having upward ends, the upward ends of the lower arc being movably connected to the downward ends of the upper arc, thereby forming an ovoid spring. Further, when the lower arc is secured against a supporting surface, pressure against the upper arc causes the dual-hinge spring to compress.02-02-2012
20120153696Set of Slides for Vehicle Seats and Vehicle Seat Including Such a Set of Slides - A set of slides for vehicle seats including two slide locks actuated by a cross-bar assembly pivotally mounted on the two slides by means of bearings. The bearings each include an indentation and the ends of the cross-bar assembly each include a tooth enabling nesting of the cross-bar assembly in the bearing parallel to the pivot axis. The tooth retains the end of the cross-bar assembly in the bearing.06-21-2012
20120299352VEHICLE SEAT INTERFACE ASSEMBLY - A vehicle seat interface assembly having a track including a web having a substantially uniform thickness and one of a key and a key slot. A seat bracket is operably connected with a vehicle seat. The seat bracket includes a support that has the other of the key and the key slot disposed thereon. The key includes first and second side portions. The space defined between the first side portion and the support is greater than the thickness of the web. The space defined between the second side portion and the support is less than the thickness of the web, such that the key may be inserted into the key slot and laterally translated until the web is frictionally secured between the second side portion and the support.11-29-2012
20110037305SLIDING LATCH SYSTEM - A system for latching a seat to a guide track (02-17-2011
20090322136VEHICLE SEAT TRACK - A track assembly for a vehicle seat includes a first track member and a reinforcing member. The first track member has a first portion defining a first set of apertures configured to receive a locking device. The reinforcing member, which may be in the form of a plate, is coupled to the first portion and defines a second set of apertures corresponding to the first set of apertures. The second set of apertures are also configured to receive the locking device. The reinforcing member is configured to reinforce the first track member in an area around and between the first set of apertures.12-31-2009
20120248840UNDER-FRAME FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE SEAT - An under-frame apparatus for a motor vehicle seat may include a basic body, a seat frame adjustable with respect to the basic body between an utmost rear and front positions, a pair of front and rear vibration levers joint-connected to the basic body and the seat frame, respectively, an adjustment arm joint-connected one of the front and rear vibration levers and including a saw teeth engagement part on a free end region thereof, an adjustment device rotatably coupled to the seat frame and engaged to the free end region to adjust a position of the seat frame with respect to the basic body, wherein the adjustment device includes a pinion gear engaged to the adjustment arm and driven by an operation unit, and an elastic member attached to the seat frame and applying a restoring force to the seat frame toward a starting position.10-04-2012
20130113256Seat Leveler - A seat leveling device is disclosed for stabilizing the seat of a vehicle when moving over uneven terrain. The seat leveling device comprises a vehicle and a seat secured to the vehicle. The vehicle is typically a hillside lift used to carry passengers and goods back and forth between a hilltop and a bottom of the hill. The seat leveling device further comprises a detection component and a drive component, wherein the detection component is in communication with the drive component. Specifically, the detection component detects a position of the seat and transmits a signal to the drive component when the seat becomes unleveled. In one embodiment, the detection component is a pendulum and the drive component is a hydraulic pump and cylinder. The pendulum is secured to the seat, and swings when the seat becomes unleveled, which activates the hydraulic pump and cylinder to level the seat.05-09-2013
20130181494VEHICLE SEAT AND USE OF AN UNDULATING SLIDE ROD ELEMENT - The invention relates to a vehicle seat comprising a seat part, comprising a back rest part and comprising a linear guide device for translational adjustment of the vehicle seat, in which the linear guide device comprises a guide rail means and a slide rail means which is displaceable with respect thereto, in which a bearing means interacts between the slide rail means and the guide rail means and at least comprises slide rod elements so as to mount the slide rail means with respect to the guide rail means, and in which the slide rod element comprises an elongate undulating base body, the slide rod element having an effective external diameter which is greater, at least when the slide rod element is radially unloaded, than a core external diameter of the elongate undulating base body.07-18-2013
20100314928METHOD FOR WELDING MOTOR VEHICLE SEAT MEMBERS - A method of laser welding of two members by their respective edges, on a first surface of a slideway section, wherein at least a first one of said members is welded by application of two parallel laser beams from a second surface of the slideway section, with a distance between the beams approximately corresponding to the thickness of the first member, to obtain a laser transmission welding in a single run.12-16-2010

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