Church Chairs & Bertolini Innovation

Foam Fabrication and Quality in Church Chairs

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Bertolini’s Exclusive 2 lb. Foam is considered the industry’s best. Bertolini’s R & D team worked closely with our foam manufacturers to develop this foam to be both extremely comfortable and durable, and denser than anything our competitors offer. Backed by a 10 year warranty. Bertolini’s Dual Density UltraFoam™ provides comfort and longevity through a [...]

How Powdercoating Works on Church Chairs

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When you look at a stackable church chair you may not notice that the process to apply the “paint” is far more complicated than just shooting it with a can of spray paint. The raw metal must be acid  washed to remove all residue left over from welding and even the oils from the hands [...]

Why a Static Frame Load Test for Bertolini Church Chairs?

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During our B.I.S.C Frame Load Test #1,  500 lbs. of concrete is placed on our standard frame configuration on the front of the church chair legs without any frame fatigue. During the B.I.S.C. Frame Load Test #2, 1000 lbs. of concrete is placed on our standard church chair frame configuration without any frame fatigue.

The Importance of a Torsion Bar System in a Church Chair

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We further reinforce our extremely durable 1010, 16-gauge frames with an innovative torsion bar design that supports the leg structure while absorbing and dispersing shock away from the weld joints during stacking and unstacking. This technology combined with superior welding makes for a very durable church chair. To learn more go to church chairs by [...]

The Benefits of Mandrel Bending in Church Chairs

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The steel used to manufacture Bertolini’s church chairs is mandrel-bent resulting in a more attractive, secure, and stronger bend. Many church chair makers form their frames using crush bending, a technique that weakens the frame and leaves an unattractive indentation. In contrast mandrel bending places an insert (a mandrel) into the tube when the bend [...]