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Raising Chair

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The Raising Chair is a seat lift mechanism designed to assist individuals to stand from a seat position. The raising platform rests on the seat of a regular chair. it contains a compressor and an air "bladder" which is constructed from three tire innertubes. The compressor fills the bladder with air much like a bellows, raising the seat platform and enabling the persons to stand. The frame of the seat lift is made of wood. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Jay Drew for people who have difficulty standing or who have limited lower body strength in order to facilitate un-assisted standing.

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08/10/2003
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Tetra Society Of North America
Tetra Society Of North America Organization Type: 
Public
The purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities. Volunteer engineers, design technicians, and health professionals work one to one with their clients to make assistive aids or modifications to their environments.
Address: 
Email address: info@tetrasociety.org
Phone: 877-688-8762
Fax: 604-688-6463
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
604-688-6464
Web Address: 
http://www.tetrasociety.org
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