This year Accuride International Inc. (USA) took an entirely new stand display to the show, demonstrating all the latest sliding, access and positioning products based on ball bearing telescopic slide technology.
Woodworking Network took a tour of the stand with Accuride's Calvin Luce who explained some of the latest products and how they can be used.
Of especial interest are the clever sliding cabinet inserts mounted on DA0115RC tracks and recirculating ball cassettes.
Later in the tour Calvin demonstrates an exciting new concept - absolutely new to the industry - a drawer slide with an internal electronic locking system that can be used with access control systems. This is unique.
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