Patent Number: 6,296,338

Title: Telescopic bail having controllable positioning

Abstract: A telescopic rail includes a first section and at least a second section with intermediate bearings. The second section may be adjusted with respect to the first section in the longitudinal direction between a retracted and an extended position. On the first section, a blocking unit is provided for blocking the freedom of movement of the second section with respect to the first section at least in the extended position. The blocking unit includes a swivel body controllable by at least one operating part extending at least partially between the relevant sections. The swivel body is placed in a first position between the first and second sections and can be moved into a second blocking position by the operating part or parts. The swivel body may extend, by a blocking part thereof, at least partially through an opening into or behind an edge of the second section.

Inventors: Stijns; Andreas Petronella Maria (Bunde, NL)

Assignee: Thomas Regout B.V.

International Classification: A47B 88/04 (20060101); A47B 88/10 (20060101); A47B 088/16 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018