BIFMA Standard For Furniture Production Suppliers

Office chair metal base is a common kind chair component. Generally it is divided into aluminium chair legs and iron chair legs. For most people , they may not know how to measure a sofa furniture whether it’s good or bad only from its appearance. Therefore, Is there a standard which is recognized by chair legs manufactures and buyer? Here, Of course. BIFMA Standard will be your best choice.

  

What Is BIFMA Standard ?

Full name of BIFMA is The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer’s Association .The BIFMA standard is well known for its comprehensive content and technical rigor and has won wide recognition worldwide.

  

Bifma 5.1-5.7 describes the test contents and methods of office chair, file cabinet, sofa, desk, panel screen and small office and home furniture respectively. BIFMA5.1 tests on the office chair: the chair strength test, strength test with Office chair metal base in five claws, sandbags free fall impact fatigue test tilting mechanism, rotation test, seat fatigue impact test, stability test, strength test, fatigue test, the back of the chair armrest castor, fatigue test with five claws, chair leg strength test, pedal fatigue test, etc., And its severity is far higher than other similar standards.

  

Some chair legs manufactures lack in technology can only take into account the quality of the product surface. Not evaluating and investing in the product mix. This will not only let customers suffer economic losses, but also likely to affect the personal safety of customers when using.

  

BIFMA testing is one of the most influential testing methods in the industry, providing chair legs manufactures with a way to continuously optimize their products and consumers with a way to protect their rights

  

Our aluminium chair legs will be improved with BIFMA5.1 as well. Welcome to send your drawing to us for consult to riche@kinnay.com. We will provide more suggestions for optimization to you as a reference.

Checklist Details of The Aluminium Chair Bases

Why do we choose aluminium chair bases ?

An office chair without a good base can cause problems for the user. This can cause accidents to users of these chairs when trying to move the chair around. In addition, if the base is not strong enough, it may break and cause the user to fall. Here more details will cover key information about office chair bases and their different types based on each physical feature and function.

  

Aluminum alloy chair bases have excellent oxidation resistance, can avoid long-term exposure to outdoor rain erosion and rust and other problems.There is more design and style making by Aluminium die-casting.If it is produced by iron,it will be limited by production process and can not created more shapes and styles.If you want to a high-level presentation.No Doubt,Aluminium alloy chair bases is your better choice than Iron or Plastic products.

    

What occasion suits to use aluminium chair base ?

Aluminium alloy chair is widely application,Mainly application is as below,

1. Office swivel chair

2. Outdoor leisure chair

3. Gaming chair

4. Executive chair

5. Indoor leisure chair

6. Salon chair

    

What is common appearance for Aluminium chair bases ?

1. Four star chair bases and Five star chair bases are common shape for Aluminium chair base.

2. Few bases is created as circle.

3. Required diameter

    

Diameter of Aluminium chair bases is from 480mm to 900mm.Normally,dimension is less than 600mm suits to Swivel and Mobile Salon chair.600mm to 700mm is suitable for office swivel chair ,Gaming chair and leisure chair.More than 700mm is used in function leisure chair ,and its seat size is big and heavy.

   

Static or Mobile

Most people are still agonize over whether to choose wheels or plastic pad for their Aluminium alloy chair bases.There are a tip sharing to you.If you are using a small space,we suggest you choose plastic pad,it is static.It will reduce more collision to your other furniture.If you have enough room to move,we suggest you use castor,it will help you move to where you want to go,it is more convenience.

   

How to replace an office chair base ?

There are several reasons people replace office chair bases. This will hold the office chair and prevent further damage. Another reason could also be that people may switch from office chair bases with casters to office chair bases without casters. Finally, the base of the office chair needs to be replaced. In order to follow this process carefully, it is best to follow these steps accordingly. So we start:

  

1. If the replacement is done in an office, it is advisable to lay old newspapers or drop cloths on the floor. This will lubricate the oil in the cylinder of the chair base and it must be disassembled in order to remove the base.

   

2. On newspaper or a drop cloth, place the chair upside down so that the center of the chair base is visible and easy to remove.

  

3. Look for a clip in the center of the office chair base for easy removal. The best tools are needle-nosed pliers or a flat-blade screwdriver. Once you have the tool, use it to bend the clamp until it opens slightly before sliding it out of the plunger.

    

4. Remove the gasket located on top of the piston base. No tools required, just a freehand pull.

     

5. The base is now loose, so the next step is to twist the base counterclockwise as if unscrewed. After that, carefully remove the base, leaving the base and cylinder (if applicable) attached.

 

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