Mechanisms of sofa beds

Choosing one of the various kinds of transformation of couches, you need to consider whether you want to recline the bed every day, or only periodically, when guests come to your home.

The booklet (« Clickclack »)

Mechanism: to unfold the couch, lift the chair and pull it towards you. This is really a reliable, timetested mechanism for folding the sofa.


  • Three places of the straight back: sittingdown, »flake out » (the intermediate position with half reclined back).
  • Compactness. Does not need much space to unfold.
  • Generally, it is possible to provide a linen drawer.
  • The sleeping place is level, without »kinks ».


Mechanism: The seat is pulled forwards, after the back of the sofa is lowered. In fact, these mechanics of folding sofas and mechanisms is difficult to call: the seat is moved out by sliding on railings, the back is diminished in manual style.

Pros of

Durability: the simplicity of this mechanism of folding couch excludes breakages.
A large choice of sizes.

Large linen drawer because of the lack of internal areas of the mechanism.

Smooth sleeping surface.