Case studies


Glove box drawer replaces drop down door in car dashboards

Sometimes a really practical product design comes along and you wonder why it hasn’t been done more often. Look at most cars and the glove compartment is a drop down door which opens onto a gloomy and deep space.... > Read more

Flexible car boot storage

Accuride’s boot floor lift is a multi-position slide mechanism designed to be integrated with platforms to expand and upgrade storage options in automotive applications. The slide mechanism locks into place at... > Read more

Driver and passenger seat adjustment

Accuride has designed and manufactured slides to give upper-leg adjustment on driver and passengers sports seats. With a load rating of 80kg/pair and 60mm of travel, the slides help to make the seats more comfortable... > Read more

Under seat storage

Due to the space constraints underneath a car seat, developing a compact slide that can give full access to the drawer is crucial. For this project Accuride developed a slim-line (just 19mm), 100mm long telescopic... > Read more

The development of a single, flat mounted sliding system for armrests

Many adjustable car armrests have, up until now, been mounted on a pair of ball bearing linear slides to give movement through the X plane (open sections facing sideways), which gave them strength and stability under... > Read more

Height adjustable sliding armrest

This major European automotive manufacturer needed a compact and height adjustable sliding armrest for their luxury cross over SUV. Accuride integrated its sliding technology into the first height-adjustable armrest... > Read more

Sliding central console system designed by Accuride

A major European car manufacturer required a sliding central console, that would allow free moving space in the front seats area, while sharing the console and its space between the front and rear passengers. This also... > Read more

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Accuride self-closing slides used on mobile machinery base

Peter Parfitt of New Brit Workshop has uploaded his latest woodworking project on his YouTube channel. The mobile base includes Accuride’s push-to-open...

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Accuride self-closing slides used on mobile machinery base

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