Ergonomic Chairs Review – Which One is Right for You?

At Anitech, we stock a wide range of class leading, ergonomically-perfect chairs! All the chairs listed in our product portfolio are compliant to ergonomic standards, and provide ultimate support, and offer myriad health benefits.

That said, here are a few detailed reviews of some of our ergonomic chair models to help you buy the right one (s) for your needs and budget.

1. Wergon Ergonomic Chair

The Wergon ergonomic chair is one of our best-selling models for several reasons. For starters, it is fitted with a molded foam seat, which is a joy to sit on even for longer periods.

Key Features of the Wergon Office Chair

  • Molded foam seat
  • 5-star high quality plastic base
  • Plastic shell and seat pan
  • 2” (50 mm) castors with locking mechanism
  • Gas lift height adjustment mechanism

The molded foam seat features an air cell pocket, located right under the ischial tuberosity area, which is designed to provide unmatched pelvic support.

In terms of adjustments, the Wergon office chair is hard to beat with its three onsite levers located underneath the seat on the left side of the chair, allowing you to independently make the adjustments you need.  

Further, this well cushioned seat is protected with a premium quality plastic shell and seat pan. The Wergon ergonomic chair rests sturdily on a five star base made from superior quality reinforced nylon, making it a great choice for light and moderately heavy weight users.

The base features two-inch (50 mm) castors to easily move the chair on both hardwood and carpeted floors. The castors also have a locking mechanism, which locks the chair in place when the weight is removed.

The Wergon ergonomic chair can be ordered with or without loop style armrests, which are height adjustable to get the right fit for your needs. Adding to its long list of features gas lift height adjustment mechanism, which expand and contract more smoothly than metal springs.

The backrest of the Wergon ergonomic chair can also be adjusted be adjusted in height, and can be locked into any position you see fit. It offers a 420 mm depth of seat, and measures 450 mm – 590 mm seat to ground.  

2. ErgoSelect Spark Ergonomic Chair

The ErgoSelect Spark ergonomic chair is in a league of its own, mostly due to its exceptionally comfortable seat and supportive high back. It is ISO9001 and ISO14001 compliant, which means that each and every component meets strict quality standards.

Key Features of the ErgoSelect Spark Ergonomic Chair

  • ISO9001 and ISO14001 certified
  • Choice of two backrest sizes mid-back and high-back
  • 3-lever adjustment, and back tilt
  • Inflatable lumbar pump and 130-mm gas stem
  • AFRDI level 6 certified
  • Can accommodate up to 160 kgs (352 lbs)
  • 4 lever options including a five-inch forward tilt, and adjustable seat tilt tension
  • 4-lever options

The seat of the ErgoSelect Spark chair measures 46 (d) x 47.5 (w), and features a 5 cms seat slide adjustment. This chair can be ordered in a choice of two backrest sizes mid-back and high-back, where each measure 44.5 (w) x 43.5 (w) and 52.5 (d) x 46 (w) cms respectively.

Further, the seat offers a three-lever adjustment, and back tilt, which allows you to easily set the right height for your needs. The ErgoSelect Spark ergonomic chair comes with an inflatable lumbar pump, and is equipped with a 130-mm gas stem.

Adding to this, it is AFRDI level 6 certified, and can accommodate up to 160 kgs (352 lbs), which is more than most similar models in its segment. The ErgoSelect Spark features a high backrest, and features four lever options including a five-inch forward tilt, and adjustable seat tilt tension.

For an ergonomic chair that meets unsurpassed standards of ergonomics, quality, comfort and durability, the ErgoSelect Spark is hard to beat!

3. Clancy Ergonomic Chair

The Clancy ergonomic chair is an Australian made model that features a deep seat pan, making it a perfect choice for long legged and heavier individuals. It is fitted with an extra dense foam seat, which offers excellent posterior support.

Key Features of the Clancy Ergonomic Chair

  • Deep seat pan
  • Great for long legged and heavier individuals
  • 3-lever fully ergonomic adjustment mechanism
  • Chair can be locked into position
  • Suits people up to 6″2 tall
  • 140 mm gas lift and durable vertical stitching
  • Available in blue and black color

Additionally, the seat of the Clancy office chair features plush, and highly comfortable molded cushioning for all day comfort and support. It features a three-lever fully ergonomic adjustment mechanism, making it easy and quick to achieve your desired height.

The backrest of the Clancy ergonomic chair can be locked into position using the onsite with the onboard manual hand tilt lever, and at any height you prefer. Once locked, the height of the backrest will remain in the same position until unlocked.

The Clancy ergonomic chair is designed for people up to 6″2 tall, and its seat can be adjusted between 415 mm to 540 mm. It comes with a 140 mm gas lift, which ensures smooth operation, and durable vertical stitching,

It is GECA Environmental certified, and features a high back, complete with great lumbar support. The Clancy ergonomic chair can be had in two exciting colors — blue and black, and is backed by a 10-year warranty against manufacturer defects.

4. ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247

The ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 ergonomic chair rings in with a rich set of features, some lacking higher priced models in its space. To get started, it can be ordered in two different base options — polished aluminum base, and high quality black nylon base.

Key Features of the ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247

  • 2 base options — polished aluminum and black nylon
  • Features fine mesh, and elastic woven seating upholstery
  • Can accommodate up to 180 kgs (396 lbs)
  • ISO9001 and ISO14001 compliant
  • Static load tested by the AFRDI up to 600 kgs
  • High density polyurethane molded foam seat
  • Adjustable back lumbar
  • Independently adjustable seat tilt

It is engineered for multi-shift operations, and is backed by the latest ergonomic technology, and is appointed with beautiful contemporary fine mesh, and elastic woven seat upholstery.

The ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 ergonomic chair can be ordered with or without armrests, and can accommodate up to 180 kgs (396 lbs). It is ISO9001 and ISO14001 compliant, and features an adjustable seat height.

But that’s not all, the ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 also offers an adjustable back lumbar, so you get superior back support. The ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 allows you to choose between free floating or lockable seat tilt, making it easy to customize it to your needs.

It also features an independently adjustable back tilt, and a depth adjustable seat slide. The ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 is equipped with a molded foam seat made from high density polyurethane, which provides sheer comfort and durability.

The ERGO CHAIR METRO II 247 is fitted with high quality 60-mm castors, and is seat static load tested by the AFRDI up to 600 kgs.

5. ERGO CHAIR METRO

The ERGO CHAIR METRO takes center stage with an improved design, where today it is more stylish, and showcases a modern look, making it a great addition to any home or office. It boasts a redesigned high-quality mesh back, and comes with all the fully adjustable ergonomic features you can expect from a top notch ergonomic chair.

Key Features of the ERGO CHAIR METRO

  • High-quality mesh back
  • Sturdy reinforced nylon base (option to switch to polished aluminum base)
  • Plush padded seat (lockable or free-floating mode)
  • Five star base with castors
  • 150 kgs (330 lbs) weight capacity
  • GECA an AFRDI- Level 6 certified
  • 3-lever seat adjustment

The ERGO CHAIR METRO comes with sturdy reinforced nylon base, but can also be ordered with a polished aluminum base. Further, it features a plush padded seat, which can be adjustable separately, and set into either lockable or free-floating mode.

The seat of the ERGO CHAIR METRO is made from premium quality fabric, so it can resist a fair bit of accidental spills and wear and tear. It is equipped with a five star base, which prevents the chair from tipping over, does not warp under pressure, and allows you to keep your feet safely on the ground for good posture.

The ERGO CHAIR METRO offers a 150 kgs (330 lbs), making it a great choice for lightweight and heavy users. Furthermore, it features a three-lever seat adjustment to help you make the adjustments you need. The ERGO CHAIR METRO is both GECA an AFRDI- Level 6 certified, and offers a 530 mm back height and 470 mm back width,

The ERGO CHAIR METRO comes with four high quality castors, which are compatible with carpeted as well as hardwood floors. It measures 450mm to 580mm seat to floor, therefore a great for short and tall users.

6. Diamond Visitor Ergonomic Office Chair

Adding ergonomic chairs to your visitor or reception areas inspires and makes both guests and prospective employees, and the Diamond visitor chair is designed to do just that. The Diamond Visitor chair features s stackable design, making it easy to store away stacked over each other when not in use.

Key Features of the Diamond Visitor Office Chair

  • Stackable design makes it easy to store away
  • Sturdy sled base
  • Available in a variety of colors
  • Available with arms with bookshelf and tablet form
  • Seat and back are molded, well-proportioned design
  • Seat and back made from highly flexible high-elastic polypropylene
  • Armrests fit flush with the seat tube for elegant look and feel

The Diamond Visitor ergonomic office chair comes with a no-frill design, but has a lot going for it in terms of performance and durability. This includes a sturdy sled base., which keeps the chair in place at all times. Adding to this, the Diamond Visitor chair conforms to BIFMA Standards, and can be ordered in an assortment of appealing colors.

The Diamond Visitor ergonomic office chair can be had with arms with bookshelf and tablet form, making it easy to customize for your needs. The seat and back of the Diamond Visitor office chair feature a molded, well-proportioned design, which allows you to sit comfortably, and without causing strain on your back and neck.

The seat and backrest of the Diamond Visitor office chair are crafted from highly flexible high-elastic polypropylene, which provide you with a natural seating posture, and is easy to clean.

The armrests of the Diamond Visitor chair protrude from the stream of the backrest, and move forward along a curve, and fit flush with the seat tube, which makes the chair feel much more elegant.

Final Thoughts

When looking for the best ergonomic chair, you will be spoilt for choice, given the plethora of options available. At Anitech, we select and stock a wide range of office chairs that meet all ergonomic design criteria, and are built tough, so you can expect nothing less than long service life.

Except for the Diamond Visitor office chair, all the other ergonomic chair models care fitted with high quality fabric seats, and offer three-lever height adjustment. Additionally, they all come with well-padded, adjustable backrests to allow you to sit in the right posture.

They can accommodate both heavy and light users with a maximum 160 kgs weight capacities, and come with high quality castors, which can be used on both hardwood and carpeted floors.

Some of out models are AFRDI certified (Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute), which means that they are ergonomically sound in terms of seat height, seat tilt, lumbar support and arm heights. AFRDI certified also means that swivel and castors are tested for a minimum of 25,000 ‘sits’ per day non-stop.

Most, if not all our office chairs are backed by leading warranties, so you can get in touch with use in case of any manufacturer defects, so you can rest assured they will last you for many years to come with proper care.