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Steelcase Criterion 453 Chair

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Sturdily built for home or office use, the attractive Steelcase Criterion 453 Chair has a high back and deep seat with intuitive height, width and arm articulation, offering full adjustability and Steelcase's trademark ergonomic design. Steelcase Criterion Chairs and Steelcase Criterion Plus Chairs are ideal for those with larger body types.

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Steelcase Criterion Chair Specifications

Weight capacity Tested up to 300 lbs
Height 37 1/2'' - 44 1/2'' H
Width 27 1/2'' W
Seat angle -3 ° - +8 °
Depth 19 1/2''

Steelcase Criterion Plus Chair Specifications

Weight capacity Tested up to 500 lbs
Height 38'' - 45'' H
Width 31 1/2'' W
Seat angle -1 ° - +10 °
Depth 19.34''

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The Steelcase Criterion series of chairs features high-performance Buzz2 all-polyester fabric in 28 different colors.


Steelcase fabric options Buzz2

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Select hard casters for carpeted floors or soft casters for hard floors, including concrete and tile.

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Free Ergonomic Training Video

This purchase includes a free half-hour Ergonomic Training Video with an ergonomic pro. This video will help you learn how best to use ergonomic tools and make the right choices for your workstation. Anyone interested in building an ideal workspace for their own unique needs should take advantage of this offer. The video will cover valuable ergonomic essentials such as:

Free Ergonomic Training Video

  • Understanding the biomechanics of sitting
  • Setting up a workstation to maximize efficiency
  • Adjusting a chair and desk to promote neutral posture
  • Learning exercises to reduce stress and fatigue

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The Steelcase Criterion Chair is a big, comfortable chair suited for larger-than-average body types. Made by the same people who created the Leap and Amia Chairs, the Criterion Chair features the full range of ergonomic adjustments and modern versatility that you have come to expect to expect from Steelcase. This chair is available in two models, the Steelcase Criterion Chair (rated up to 300 lbs) and the Steelcase Criterion Chair Plus (rated up to 500 lbs), both of which are recommended for long-term every day use.

Features - Steelcase Criterion Chair

  • Timeless standard in comfort
  • High back, for extra support
  • Includes seven ergonomic adjustments for personalized support
  • Fabric seat and inner back
  • Steelcase Criterion Chair weight tested to 300 lbs; Steelcase Criterion Plus Chair weight tested to 500 lbs
  • Ships fully assembled
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Steelcase Criterion Chair Specifications

Height 37 1/2'' - 44 1/2'' H
Seat depth 19 1/2'' D
Seat angle -3 ° - 8 °
Width 27 1/2'' W
Weight 51 lbs

Professor Ergo's Thoughts:

Yes, the Steelcase Criterion Chair has been tested at higher weights with no loss of performance. But, most importantly, it's comfortable. It features a deep seat and plenty of cushioning. For those who are tired of not finding a chair that works, we suggest taking a long, hard look at the Steelcase Criterion Chair.

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