Accuride Blog


18 July 2016

Blog Author: Accuride

Driverless cars: impact on design and driver

No longer a futuristic luxury, driverless cars are now very much a thing of the present. With companies such as Mercedes, Bentley and Tesla all introducing their concepts to the public, automotive design is changing at a rapid pace. A...

04 April 2016

Blog Author: Accuride

Hiding a kitchen behind sliding doors is simple.

I’m designing a kitchen in a studio flat and want to hide the kitchen behind tall doors. Any suggestions on the type of sliding door hardware I can use? Using tall sliding doors in kitchen installations is becoming very popular...

16 March 2016

Blog Author: Accuride

Can an Accuride full-extension drawer slide be used as a flat mounted slide?

Some full-extension (100% travel) slides can be flat (horizontally) mounted, but there will be a reduction in their load bearing capacity. Typically this will reduce to 25% of the side mounted load rating. For example, if we state that a...

03 February 2016

Blog Author: Accuride

Two-way travel slides

Normally you would expect a telescopic slide to move in only one direction. For example, a drawer is usually opened from just one side. But a 2-way travel slide allows that drawer to be opened from both the front and the back of the...

17 November 2015

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, EMEA Marketing Manager

Our Polish industrial distributor Albeco has been steadily growing and spreading its wings into a brand new building to facilitate improved services for their clients.

I went to see them on a crisp November morning in Poznan and chatted to their Product Manager, Radoslaw Berlowski, who told me about the latest happenings in their company and in the Polish industry generally. What stage are you at with...

07 October 2015

Blog Author: Accuride

I want to add a keyboard shelf to my desk – any suggestions?

If you want to add a retracting keyboard shelf beneath a desk then the 2109 slide is an obvious choice. The 2109 slide comes with height adjustable brackets that fix to the underside of the desk. Optional clip on brackets (633xx) can...

08 September 2015

Blog Author: Accuride

Ask our slide experts about your telescopic or linear slide problem

We receive all sorts of questions about slides and we will continue to publish them, with our answers, on the Accuride blog. We hope that these answers will be useful to you, but if there is a question that we haven’t covered,...

28 July 2015

Blog Author: Accuride

Accuride USA demonstrates Senseon access control at Las Vegas woodworking show

The access control system from Accuride, branded Senseon, is being demonstrated in a retail environment. It uses RFID technology and electronic locks integrated with side mount and under mount slides, including a touch release and soft...

19 February 2015

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, EMEA Marketing Manager

Multi-channel selling & how technology is driving change for businesses

Helle started the New Year by visiting Schachermayer, our Austrian distribution partner. She had the opportunity to question Mr Andreas Niedermair, Vice President and Mr Stefan Mader, Product Marketing about how they have adapted their...

12 December 2014

Blog Author: Accuride

Fresh ideas. Innovative design.

This is the title of Accuride’s latest video. It tells the story of how our product development teams create new ideas and then take them from the drawing board to prototype testing and beyond to a selection of very different...