Patent Number: 7,819,475

Title: Sliding latching system

Abstract: A system for latching a seat to a guide track (102) is disclosed. The system generally includes a latch plate (122) being coupled to the seat, a first release member (124) coupled to the latch plate (122), and a second release member coupled to the latch plate. The first release member (124) is configured to releasably engage the guide track (102) and is selectively movable between a first position for fixedly coupling the seat to the guide track (102), a second position for movably coupling the seat to the guide track, and a third position for detachably coupling the seat to the guide track (102). A second release member (160) is configured to prevent the first release member (124) for moving to the third position unless the second release member has been selectively actuated.

Inventors: Shao; Yi (Canton, MI)

Assignee: Johnson Controls Technology Company

International Classification: A47C 1/00 (20060101); B60N 2/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00