Patent Number: 6,296,311

Title: Constant engagement infinite recliner

Abstract: A constant engagement infinite recliner adapted for use with a hinge assembly such as in a vehicle seat is disclosed that is operable to prevent relative rotation between first and second hinge members when the locking assembly is in its neutral mode, to allow relative rotation of the hinge members in a first direction and prevent rotation in a second direction when the locking assembly is in a first adjusting mode, and to allow relative rotation in a second direction yet prevent rotation in the first direction when the locking assembly is operated in a second adjusting mode.

Inventors: Bonk; Jeffery T. (Clinton Township, MI), Coughlin; Craig J. (Shelby, MI)

Assignee: Fisher Dynamics Corporation

International Classification: B60N 2/22 (20060101); B60N 002/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018