Office chair staples to maximize office productivity, but their moving parts are often prone to mechanical problems. Many of these problems arise from a defective gas bottle, the device that allows the chair seat to adapt to different heights. Gas bottles are not easy to repair, but they are easy to change. Some tools and mechanical skills are required
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Place the chair horizontally on a work surface. Remove the wheeled base on the chair by loosening the clips to attach the wheel base to the column over the chair. Some office chair bases are clasped by metal screws and nuts instead of clips. In this case, use a wrench to loosen and remove the nuts. Loosen the screws y hand. Inspect the inside of the chair column so that no chair other than the gas bottle is broken. If metal nuts, rubber pads, or other chair parts have been worn down, replace them with the gas cylinder.
Rotate and pull the pliers to remove the gas bottle. Most chair cylinders are taper-fit instead screw in, so the cylinder will loosen when rotated in all directions. Insert the tapered end of the new gas bottle into the chair column. Some gas cylinders have a “trigger” that causes conical expansion when inserted into the chair column. Other wax lights must be rotated by hand until they are printed in the column.