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Designed by Dale Fahnstrom and Michael McCoy<br /><br />Lending a consistent design element to the architecture of your office, Bulldog offers unparalleled selection, assertive design, sophisticated ergonomics and exceptional durability<br /><br />The Bulldog operation chair provides a wider scale to accommodate different body types and/or to distinguish hierarchical levels within the organization while keeping the same aesthetic throughout<br /><br />The Bulldog operational chair provides active ergonomic support for those who require the most adjustable ergonomic chair available<br /><br />Supporting entire organizations in every sense of the word, Bulldog is the end-all, be-all of ergonomic design — suitable to all seating applications and every body type<br /><br />As confirmed by pressure mapping data, Bulldog keeps you comfortable and supported in all work postures, distributing weight evenly over the entire area for optimum circulation and comfort<br /><br />A state-of-the-art synchronized tilt mechanism — the most sophisticated available — is at the heart of every Bulldog chair. In recline, the body opens up naturally to enhance circulation, the feet remain firmly on the ground, and the sight line is held at a constant level to reduce eye strain<br /><br />Intuitive controls in the form of sculpted levers allow quick and easy adjustment, granting new users the ability to instantly customize the chair<br /><br />Any chair can be specified with a variety of adjustments to meet corporate and personal needs<br /><br />Height adjustment offers generous range of lumbar support and can be raised or lowered from a seated position. 4” lumbar support adjusts the entire back while seated. No twisting, turning and searching required<br /><br />The Operational chair back is 2” higher than management and task chairs, providing added upper back support<br /><br />High-performance adjustable arms allow your arms to fall into a natural position, relieving upper neck and shoulder strain, keeping them close to the worksurface and supporting forearms for ease of keystroking. The adjustability factor also adapts a single chair to the preferences of a range of users<br /><br />Sliding seat depth adjustment range is 2.25” to support a variety of body sizes and tasks<br /><br />Bulldog’s 8° forward tilt is the most pronounced in the market, allowing the user to fully recline and float to forward tilt. By giving sublime back support when sitting in a perched position over computer-intensive work, forward tilt relieves pressure from the upper and lower back, and the back of thighs<br /><br />Soft edges add to comfort and protect walls and other furnishings<br /><br />Flat base doubles as footrest<br /><br />The reupholstery process is so simple, it can easily be done on site<br /><br />Virtually indestructible, Bulldog meets or exceeds <span class="caps">ANSI</span> /<span class="caps">BIFMA</span> x5.1-1993 and <span class="caps">ANSI</span> -<span class="caps">HFES</span> Standard 100-10088 durability tests<br /><br />Awards<br /><br /> <span class="caps">IBD</span> Product Design Bronze Award, 1993 – Bulldog Chair Adjustable Arm<br /><br /> <span class="caps">IDEA</span> Bronze Annual Design Award, 1991<br /><br />Outstanding Performance, Product Design Achievement Award, <span class="caps">IBD</span> Southern California Chapter, 1990<br /><br /> <span class="caps">IFMA</span> and Facilities Design & Management Gold Award, 1990<br /><br /> <span class="caps">IBD</span> Product Design Bronze Award, 1990<br /><br />Controls<br /><br />Advanced and basic 2 controls available on arm and armless versions; all feature synchronized tilt, 4” back height, forward tilt, tilt lock, variable position tilt stop, pneumatic seat height, 360º swivel<br /><br />Construction<br /><br />Outer back shell<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured polypropylene<br /><br />Internal seat/back support shell<br /><br />Glass-reinforced polypropylene<br /><br />Upholstery<br /><br />High-resilience, variable density molded urethane foam with textile cover; seat cover topstitched<br /><br />Sliding seat<br /><br />Steel plate and glass-reinforced nylon and nylon GS components. Note: cannot be specified with closed loop arm option<br /><br />Arms/standard adjustable arm supports<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured, glass-reinforced polyester supports<br /><br />High-performance arm supports<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured, glass-reinforced nylon and all other engineered thermoplastics with zinc die-cast housing<br /><br />Arm pads<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured, resilient thermoplastic armpads. Standard on height-adjustable arms<br /><br />Soft arm pad<br /><br />Self-slimming urethane molded over steel substrate. Soft armpad is standard on high-performance arm. Optional on height-adjustable arms<br /><br />Column cover<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured polypropylene<br /><br />Base<br /><br />Color-integrated, textured, glass-reinforced nylon. Five-star design<br /><br />Footrest<br /><br />Die cast support element with resilient thermoplastic cover. Pneumatic operation<br /><br />Casters<br /><br />Black, color-integrated, textured nylon—2” dual, hooded hard or soft wheel design<br /><br />Glides<br /><br />Black, color-integrated, molded nylon; does not reduce height of chair<br /><br />Finish Color<br /><br />Dark grey<br /><br />Options<br /><br />Optional heavy-duty spring in the executive chair provides additional support and comfort for larger body types<br /><br />Available in a variety of KnollTextiles and Spinneybeck leathers<br /><br />Split upholstery option<br /><br />Seat and backs can be upholstered in any two approved KnollTextiles or Spinneybeck leathers<br /><br />Optional <span class="caps">ESD</span> seating provides a safe solution for areas that are sensitive to static electricity. Special conducive textile must be specified. Available on Executive, Management, Operational and High Task chairs<br /><br />Sustainable Design<br /><br />The Bulldog chair has earned <span class="caps">GREENGUARD</span> Certification for Indoor Air Quality for low-emitting products. Manufactured using clean technologies: powder-coat finish on base and backrest support. Adhesives are virtually <span class="caps">VOC</span> -free. Returnable packaging used for component parts<br /><br />Bulldog Office Chairs comply with <span class="caps">ANSI</span> /<span class="caps">BIFMA</span> X5.1-2002. Bulldog Side Chairs comply with <span class="caps">ANSI</span> /<span class="caps">BIFMA</span> x5.1-1993 (Front Stability) and otherwise comply with <span class="caps">ANSI</span> /<span class="caps">BIFMA</span> x5.1-2002

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