Accuride International Launches AL4160 Slide in U.S. As Heavy-Duty but Lightweight Solution for Transportation, Industrial Uses

Accuride International Launches AL4160 Slide in U.S. As Heavy-Duty but Lightweight Solution for Transportation, Industrial Uses

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Slide Combines Aluminum and Stainless Steel To Deliver Corrosion Resistance, High Performance

SANTA FE SPRINGS, California, Nov. 15, 2018 Accuride® International , the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of sliding hardware, today announced the U.S. launch of its AL4160 Super Heavy-Duty Aluminum Slide – a strong but light solution that combines a full aluminum body with stainless steel components for diverse transportation and industrial applications.

“We designed the AL4160 to address a market need for a slide that supports heavy loads and performs in harsh environments but also is lightweight, low-profile and competitively-priced,” said Sid Kalantar, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Accuride. “Our U.S. introduction follows eight years of successful customer use in Europe.”

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The AL4160 slide joins Accuride’s AL series of super heavy-duty aluminum-and-steel slides.

Key benefits and features of the AL4160 slide include:

  • Lightweight and a high load rating (up to 661 lbs./300 kg)
  • Corrosion resistance – essential for moist and humid environments
  • A low profile (1.04” of side space)
  • Full extension

The AL4160 is ideal for applications in transportation, outdoor environments and industrial production. For example, it can provide movement for:

  • Generator and battery compartments in large vehicles, including fire trucks and recreational vehicles
  • Enclosures for data storage and communications
  • Emergency vehicles and transportation (buses, trains, trams, heavy- and light-rail)
  • Heavy-duty equipment in factories and warehouses applications
  • Machinery and tool storage
  • Aircraft interior parts/aircraft seat parts
  • Marine applications

More information:

Blog Post: https://www.accuride.com/blog/products/al4160-the-new-super-heavy-duty-slide-661lbs/

Contact: Wendy Marx, Marx Communications, (203) 445-2850, wmarx@marxcommunications.com

About Accuride® International:

Founded in 1962 as a small tool and die shop, Accuride International is the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of sliding hardware. The company offers the broadest selection of movement solutions across markets and applications, as well as unmatched innovation, quality and dependability. Accuride produces light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty drawer and door slides for commercial and residential uses, and it is the leading producer of specialty slides.

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