MemberJuly 2, 2014 at 3:51 pm
Had a job recently, a 260 with powered swivel running while the chair was turned. Found micro switch not set correctly so that was an easy fix. Not a great design but a easy fix.
While i was there i noticed that there is quite a lot of ‘flex’ in the seat stem when the weight is put on the chair.
So my question Is the stem/boss of a different design than the normal 260 chair without power swivel ?
I stripped the thing down and everything was tight but it just seemed a bit ‘flimsy’ for a Stannah.
The power swivel motor sounded like it was about to croak but every one i have been to sounded like this.
I am about 14 stone and i noticed a flex in the chair stem when i sat on it and the client is bigger if not heavier than me so i was wondering if anyone has a definitive answer to this?
MemberJuly 4, 2014 at 10:24 am
[h=3]Im guessing this was a Sarum seat as the newer seat motors sound less strained. That being the case the manual swivel is very different to the powered option. The maiual swivel is basically two steel plates with a set if needle bearings in between. Hence very sturdy. The powered option has a longer stem to accomerdate the motor rack and pinion and has needle bearings at the top and bottom of the shaft i think. As for flexing under load im 18stone so they all tend to move with me on them.[/h]
MemberJuly 25, 2014 at 7:26 pm
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