Mounting Accuride Drawer Slides for Maximum Performance and Efficiency

    Blog Author:Peter Bayles, European director of engineering

    Here at Accuride, we have slides suitable for both vertical and horizontal mounting. Vertical mounting (also known as side mounting) refers to when the drawer slide is installed at the side of the unit, while horizontal (or flat) mounting involves the slide is fitted to the base of the drawer unit.


    Our Enhanced 9308 Heavy-Duty Slide: The Best Just Got Better

    Blog Author:Stefan Herchenreder, Technical support manager

    Our enhance heavy-duty 9308 slide has undergone an upgrade, and the result is the new 9308-E4 slide - a telescopic slide which is stronger, smoother and more secure than ever. The new and improved slide has a greater load capacity, with the load rating increasing from an impressive 227kg to 272kg.

    The Future of Automotive Interiors, Today

    Blog Author:Accuride

    From virtual reality video games to voice-controlled smart speakers, the technologies we use in our day to day lives are constantly being refined and upgraded to provide a more intuitive and efficient user experience. And our cars, no longer considered a purely functional vehicle to get you from A to B, are no exception.

    Automotive Interiors: A look inside the car of the future

    Blog Author:Accuride

    On average, a person will spend almost 4 years of their lifetime sat inside their car. This makes it no surprise that comfort and convenience is at the forefront of future mobility trends. Car interiors are set to become completely modular and flexible, giving both the driver and passengers the freedom to adapt the car interior to their own needs, all whilst on the go.

    Hold-In/Out vs. Lock-In/Out: Which Slide Is Best For You?

    Blog Author:Accuride

    A wide variety of our slides offer a hold-in and hold-out or lock-in and lock-out capability to enhance the safety of customer applications, as well as accessibility and security. These are some of our most popular slides, having been used in a wide range of environments and industries, but what are the differences between the two? And which slide should you be using for your next project?

    Easy-Close vs. Self-Close Drawer Slides: Which Is Best For You?

    Blog Author:Accuride

    This wide-ranging stock of products also includes both self-close and easy-close, (or sometimes referred to as ‘soft-close’) slides, both of which are ideal for applications where drawers must be properly closed, and stay closed until they are purposefully reopened. But what are the differences between these two slides? And which one is right for your requirements?

    You asked, we answered! The 15 most commonly asked questions on ovens and oven slides

    Blog Author:Michael Raudies, Appliance Business Development Specialist

    Pyrolytic ovens are self-cleaning ovens that use extremely high temperatures to remove dirt and bacteria. During the pyrolysis process, the high levels of heat burn all impurities to a crisp, which can then be easily wiped out without the need for scrubbing or harsh chemicals.

    Manufacturing for medicine – Accuride slides and the medical industry

    Blog Author:Helle Kinning, EMEA Marketing Manager

    At Accuride, we are proud to have a continued relationship with several medical suppliers; from medical storage trolleys to hospital sliding doors, our telescopic drawer slides and runners have been utilised in many ground-breaking, essential products over the years..

    9300/7957 Slide Family – Everything You Need to Know

    Blog Author:Steve Davis, Sales Manager - Northern Europe

    The original 9301 slide is a full-extension, heavy-duty telescopic drawer slide. It has a load rating of up to 272kg and is available in lengths up to 1.5m, meaning it is ideal for use in large and demanding applications. This 19.1mm thick slide is reinforced with shock-absorbing ball retainers, making it a gentle giant that moves smoothly and quietly even after frequent use.

    5321 Slide Family: Everything You Need To Know

    Blog Author:Steve Davis, Sales Manager - Northern Europe

    The 5321 slide is a heavy-duty telescopic drawer slide. It has a load rating of 140-160kg and can withstand a temperature range of -20°C to +70°C, making it ideal for extreme applications in industries including white goods and industrial. While it is not suitable for flat mounting, full extension ensures a full range of movement and easy access to a drawer’s full contents.

    3832 Slide Family: Everything You Need To Know

    Blog Author:Steve Davis, Sales Manager - Northern Europe

    Our standard 3832 and DH3832 are light-duty drawer slides suitable for load-ratings up to 50kg, with full extension to allow for uninhibited access to a drawer’s contents. The DH3832 is a corrosion-resistant slide that provides eight times more protection than a regular zinc finish.