Office Chair Adjustment Levers

Before this, we have done almost all-round analysis on Office Chair Tilt Mechanisms and written many Blogs about office chair tilt mechanism from various angles. But there is still a very important part that has not been explained to you in detail. That is the office chair adjustment levers, also one of the indispensable parts for office tilt mechanism. Therefore, in this article we will explain the different functions of the office chair adjustment levers with the corresponding pictures and videos for your reference.

Now, let’s first look at the Basic Task of the office chair adjustment levers.

Different Office Chair Adjsutment Levers

Basic Task

Chair Adjustment Information for the basic office chair adjustment lever of the most simply designed tilt mechanism.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the tilt mechanism with the lever 1 in picture.

Basic Task of office chair adjustment levers

The lever 1 in the picture is a pneumatic lift lever. Let’s see how it works.

1 Pneumatic Lift lever

This lever can easily adjust the seat to a perfect height.

  • To raise the seat, lift your weight off the seat and pull up on the lever. Then release the lever when the seat reaches the desired height.
  • To lower the seat, lift up the lever while seating. And release the lever when the seat has reached the desired height.

Swivel Tilt

Chair Adjustment Information for the swivel tilt mechanism.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the swivel tilt mechanism with the adjustable back angle tension control knob, pneumatic lift lever and upright position tilt lock lever.

Swivel Tilt - Upright Position Tilt Lock lever & Pneumatic Lift lever
Swivel Tilt -Adjustable Back Angle Tension Control knob

1 Pneumatic Lift lever

Same as the basic task above.

2 Upright Position Tilt Lock lever

This tilt lock can lock the chair in an upright position for complete task support.

Pull the paddle out to unlock and free float. Push the paddle in while the seat and back are upright to lock into position.

3 Adjustable Back Angle Tension Control Knob

The tension control knob provides a firmer or softer recline – multiple settings allow fingertip adjustment. Turn the knob on the front end of the mechanism. Clockwise for more tension, and counterclockwise for less tension.

Knee Tilt

Chair Adjustment Information for the knee tilt mechanism.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the knee tilt mechanism.

Knee Tilt - office chair adjustment levers

The adjustment functions of the office chair adjustment levers of knee tilt are actually the same as that of swivel tilt. It’s just the lever designs and structures are with a little bit differences.

  • 1Pneumatic Lift lever
  • 2Adjustable Back Angle Tension Control knob
  • 3 Upright Position Tilt Lock lever

Standard Synchro

Chair Adjustment Information for the standard synchro tilt mechanism.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the standard synchro tilt mechanism.

Standard Synchro Tilt - office chair adjustment levers

The adjustment functions are the same as above.

Enhanced Synchro

Chair Adjustment Information of the office chair adjustment levers of enhanced synchro tilt mechanism.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the enhanced synchro tilt mechanism.

Enhanced Synchro Tilt - office chair adjustment levers

This type of synchro tilt mechanism only has 2 levers. But their designs are not as simple as they look like. In fact, there are 4 adjustments on these 2 levers. Let’s learn about what they are.

1 Pneumatic Lift lever

As we have known from above, the pneumatic lift lever is the basic task. There’s no doubt that all the pneumatic lift levers on different types of tilt mechanisms have the same function and their adjustment ways are with no difference. So we’re not gonna repeat that in this part and also the following part.

2 Tension Control

The way of adjustment is also the same as the tension control knob above. All the same in the following.

3 Lock Back Angle lever

This office chair adjustment lever can lock and unlock the back angle in 4 locked positions.

To unlock, turn forward. To lock, turn backward.

4 Optional Seat Depth Adjustment

Lift lever and slide seat forward or back in 6 locked positions.

Release lever to lock.

Posture Back

Chair Adjustment lever Information for the tilt mechanism with a posture back.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the posture back of the tilt mechanism.

Posture Back - office chair adjustment levers

1 Pneumatic Lift lever

2 Adjustable Back Angle Tension Control knob

3 Back Height Adjustment knob

From a seated position, or while standing, turn the knob on the posture back to lif up and adjust the back height to one of 5 preset positions. Lift the back to the 6th position, then release it so that the back can return to the lowest position.

Multi-function

Chair Adjustment lever Information of the multi-function tilt mechanism. The office chair adjustment levers of multi-function tilt mechanism are the most complex and as its name implies,with most functions. Let’s go into it.

Watch the video and see how to adjust the following multi-function tilt mechanism.

Multi-functional Tilt - office chair adjustment levers
Multi-functional Tilt - office chair adjustment levers-1

1 Back Height Adjustment knob

From a seated position, or while standing, turn the knob clockwise for releasing the back bar to adjust the back height ( lift up or low down). Then, turn counterclockwise for locking the back height that fit your back.

2 Adjustable Back Angle lever

It can adjust the angle of the back to a desired position for a more personal fit.

To adjust, pull up the lever. To lock, then pull it down.

3 Pneumatic Lift lever

4 Infinite Tilt Lock lever

It can lock your chair in certain position and free float when it is unlocked.

To lock the seat at a particular tilt position, depress the lever. To release the lock and allow the seat to free float, lift the lever.

5 Forward Tilt lever

It provides infinite forward tilt up to -4 degrees. The adjustment way is very easy, with its design allowing the user to simply twist the lever to the desired pitch.

6 Optional Seat Depth Adjustment lever

Lift lever and slide seat forward or back. Release the lever to lock.

7 Tension Control knob

Our various office chair adjustment levers

As you can see, the different tilt mechanisms may be set with different kinds of office chair adjustment levers. Then, you may wonder what else can there be. Therefore, we will show you a great variety of adjustment levers below.

Office Chair Adjustment Levers-1
Office Chair Adjustment Levers-2

If you have interested in our levers above, please feel free to contact us and we will give you our quick reply and great service.

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