Which Spec for my Office Chair?
You will possibly spend more time with your office chair than anything (or anyone) else in your life
- so its really worth taking the time to get it right.
On this website you can't pick a bad chair
- they are all incredible and all likely a big improvement on what you are currently using - specification is important though to ensure you really get the most out of our amazing furniture.
Here is our handy guide to getting it right:
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Most of our office chairs come with a variety of gas lift heights - which one works best depends on a number of factors including:
Here are some handy rules to follow:
Please see the spec of any stock chair or specifiy the height you want on made to order.
NB: Changing a gas lift is difficult after assembly so do please consult with us if in any doubt. We are here to help.
NB: Wheel type can be easily changed, simply add a note at checkout.
HAG Universal Footring can be used on any HAG Chair.
Using this chair in your home? Be sure to choose a model that is in fire retardant foam (CMHR) for the safety of you and your household.
(this is a legal requirement for UK homes)
CMHR Fire Retardant foam, also called Crib5 is a legal safety requirement for use in your home.
Why CMHR / Crib 5?
The domestic standards were introduced in the 90’s after a seriese of house fires. It requires that were a piece of furniture to come into contact with a heat source such as a lit cigarette, it would self extinguish. This is verified by FIRA - the Furniture Industry Research Association.
Furniture designed for commercial offices is unlikely to be made to the same fire-retardant standards. Chairs are identified by a label fixed to the chairs - which is also necessary if re-selling.