Case studies


Accuride slides speed up maintenance in China’s maglev trains

China’s first middle-to-low speed magnetically levitated (maglev) train for commercial service, designed and produced by CRRC ZELC*, has been running successfully since May 2016 in Changsha in Central China's... > Read more

Camper trailer with cycles on top and opened back doors showing equipment on telescopic slides

Into the wild - Accuride's 9308 used in camping trailer

Watch the video from camper trailer manufacturer 'Into the Wild Overland' to see how clever use of Accuride's 9308 heavy duty locking slide is used to mount their equipment. > Read more

DZ5321-0050  slide showing full extension cargo bike.

Extendable ramp for wheelchair cargo bike

The cargo bike has been designed so that a wheelchair user can enjoy the freedom of cycling. The manufacturer realised that a standard ramp would be too steep for easy wheelchair access. By adding an extendable section... > Read more

side view of train in factory about to have DA4160 heavy duty aluminium slide installed

Aluminium slide for access to heavy equipment in train

Accuride’s distribution partner in the Czech Republic, Arcus Engineering, has been working closely with Kolejové pohony, a.s. to provide a viable solution for access to a heavy air compressor built into the... > Read more

close up view of the 9301 heavy duty slides used on the slide away seat.

Slide away seat in train mounted on heavy duty slide

The design of a retractable seat in the bar area of the train needed a heavy duty slide that could withstand heavy usage and last out the train design life of 13 years. The seat would slide away when not in use and so... > Read more

view of 5300 full extension telescopic slide on a white background that was used to provide access to train battery.

Stainless steel full extension telescopic slides give access to train battery

The customer needed a solution to get access for maintenance to large and heavy batteries stored under the train. Several factors must be considered for this type of application. The slide must be robust and be able to... > Read more

view of pneumatic door control unit extended out on 3307 telescopic slides to provide access.

Industrial slides give access to pneumatic door control in trains

The pneumatic door control units of the UK’s Intercity MkIV coaching stock were situated in a boxed area within the toilet compartment resulting in severely restricted access for installation, repair or... > Read more

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Catering drawers need tough slides for tough conditions

Bistro-Tuote Oy in Finland designs and manufactures catering equipment for professional kitchens worldwide. Well designed furniture is obviously very important for the efficient operation of a...

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Catering drawers need tough slides for tough conditions

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