Patents Assigned to Naue/Johnson Controls Engineering GmbH & Co., KG
  • Patent number: 5393121
    Abstract: A tilt-away system for front seats of vehicles for permitting the entire front seat to be moved as far as possible out of the entry and exit region of the vehicle includes a seat frame front support assembly including a support stand which supports the front portion of the seat frame, a seat frame rear support assembly including link arms on each side of the seat frame, the link arms having forward ends pivotally secured to travellers which are displaceably mounted in rails and rearward ends connected to the rearward portion of the seat frame and being locked in a use position for the seat by a link arm locking mechanism, the link arms being adapted to be pivoted forwardly and upwardly to tilt the seat forwardly after it has been moved forwardly on the rails to a position intermediate the use and access positions, and a release mechanism for releasing the front portion of the seat frame from the support stand and the link arm locking mechanism in one operation so that the front seat can be moved forward to th
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 1993
    Date of Patent: February 28, 1995
    Assignee: Naue/Johnson Controls Engineering GmbH & Co., KG
    Inventors: Thomas Reuss, Gerhard Schmale, Norbert Sommer, Martin Lynda