Ever since we launched our new website, customers like you have presented us with a slew of questions. Many of these questions go beyond ones addressed in the FAQ Section of our Resource Page. Here
A vertically mounted slide should not bear weight. Applying weight onto a drawer slide risks breaking it. Vertically mounted systems only provide up-and-down guided movement; it falls to other mechanisms or supports to handle the
A telescopic drawer slide is an oft-overlooked part of cabinetry and machinery. It may not get its due credit, but it’s nonetheless a sophisticated mechanism that makes a big difference. You feel that difference anytime
The data sheet header answers frequently asked questions as a brief overview of the key points about a slide. Each letter in the diagram represents a measurement, seen in a table/chart in the next section.
Drawer Racking occurs when a drawer’s slides are out of alignment. That misalignment leads the drawer to rack from side-to-side when you try to pull open or push closed a drawer opening. The easiest way
The Accuride 3832 slide is the perfect slide for building projects like a frameless cabinet. The 3832 slide is quick and easy to install with only seven steps to full installation. See a full
A flipper door is a hinged cabinet-level entry with a door that lifts (“flips”) open and retracts out of view - like a garage door. The retractable opening allows for easy access to contents and keeps the
Accuride slides are top-quality and easy to install. Before starting any installation project, make sure you have all the necessary tools to install your slides. Installing Accuride slides like the 3832E Classic can be installed with
Load ratings are a key determinant when choosing your slide. Accuride cycle-tests each slide to determine the max load capacity. Cycles range from 2,000 to 75,000 cycles, depending on the market. Standards meet national
Choosing the right metal finish for your slide is a complex and intricate process that affects the functionality and even lifespan of the metal. A slide finish is a protective, chemical layer that helps a
Choosing the right drawer slide can be the difference between a satisfied purchase and years of headaches. Most slides come in one of two arrangements, side mount, and undermount. Determining how much load-capacity you
Accuride slides have a variety of disconnect methods that will fit virtually any design with ease. The disconnect methods offered by Accuride are the friction, the lever, the push latch, and the rail method.