Published at Saturday, November 11th 2017. by Tara Huff in Furniture Office.
Then there is the backrest tilt which allows the person using the chair to either recline (lean back) or incline (lean forward) and adopt variable postures in between these two positions. Most people find a slight reclining position to be the most comfortable.
As for armrests, they should not interfere with the work that needs to be done but should be comfortable and provide support for the arms. In general if wide movement is needed armrests should be avoided.
When purchasing an office chair, the first thing you want to get, if possible, is a trial period. Many distributors will allow a week. That way if there are any problems or if the chair is uncomfortable after long periods of sitting you can return it. You can't possibly know if a chair is going to be comfortable after just a few minutes of sitting.
There are some features of a good office chair that you should definitely look for.
If youre looking to buy an office chair, you want to make sure you make your decision is based on some important factors. Most likely if you are purchasing an office chair it is either for yourself or your employees. In either case you want to make sure the chair is comfortable and safe. You and your workers are going to be sitting in these for 8 hours a day. You don't want the sitting experience to turn into a nightmare. Work is hard enough.
Then we have the seat pan characteristics. You should look for seats that have the following characteristics. The seat pan should have adequate depth and width. The material should be comfortable but offer sufficient support and the seat pan should tilt to alleviate pressure on the back of the thighs.