Mounting Accuride Drawer Slides for Maximum Performance and Efficiency

    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.

    Taking on the Dental Industry
    Medical

    All Smiles at Accuride – Taking on the Dental Industry

    Blog Author:Stefan Herchenreder, Technical support manager

    We understand the importance of durable, high-quality equipment when it comes to medical industries, and Accuride is proud to offer innovative bespoke options for a range of products. From drawers for storing equipment to cabinets and dental trolleys, our stainless-steel slides are a smooth and powerful essential for any manufacturer and are an ideal choice for the dental industry.

    Vestas wind turbine
    Business

    Accuride and the Environment | Seven Sustainable Slide Applications

    Blog Author:Laurent Tremolieres, Accuride Europe Chief Operating Officer

    Back in 2013 we gave an update on how we were doing our bit to help tackle climate change, and now – with Earth Week 2022 upon us - we take another look at how far we have come and at what we can do next.

    Specialist Optometry Equipment
    Medical

    All Eyes on Accuride: slides and their use in the world of optometry

    Blog Author:Helle Kinning, EMEA Marketing Manager

    With our recent debut in the visual aid market, Accuride has now set its sights on the field of optometry. Using our custom design capabilities, global reach, and engineering expertise, we believe that our consultative approach, supported by our Customer Experience Team and highly skilled engineers, is ideal for this market.

    IAA Mobility 2021: Automotive interior trends of the future

    IAA Mobility 2021: Automotive interior trends of the future

    Blog Author:Jochen Bendel, Sales Manager Automotive Europe

    Many well-known automotive events may have been put on pause in 2020, however advances in automotive design have by no means come to a standstill. The automotive industry is moving at light-speed and, with the International Automotive Exhibition IAA Mobility now going ahead in its six-day format in September 2021, we take a look at just a few of the trends you should be looking out for.

    A Golden anniversary for Accuride Germany

    A Golden Anniversary for Accuride Germany

    Blog Author:Laurent Tremolieres, Accuride Europe Chief Operating Officer

    Fifty years of Accuride Germany, and still counting… July 2021 marks a special occasion for Accuride, with 50 years since the company expanded to our Diez location. A lot has happened over this time, and to mark the occasion we are looking back at how far we’ve come as well as celebrating with a one-time offer on our e-commerce site.

    Our Enhanced 9308-E4 Heavy-Duty Slide Image
    Technical

    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

    The Future of Automotive Interiors, Today

    Blog Author:Jochen Bendel, Sales Manager Automotive Europe

    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.

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    Automotive Interiors: A look inside the car of the future

    Blog Author:Jochen Bendel, Sales Manager Automotive Europe

    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.

    Fullelectric drawer slide

    The Fullelectric ball bearing slide: powering the future of automation

    Blog Author:Detlef Bender, European OEM Sales Director

    The Accuride Fullelectric ball bearing slide provides reliable movement for automated solutions, from sliding car armrests to self-opening compartments in delivery robots…and that’s just to name a few.

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

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

    Blog Author:Stefan Herchenreder, Technical support manager

    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?