A beginner's guide to slides

We have gathered the following information to help you gain a better understanding of how telescopic ball bearing and linear slides work, their attributes and important things to consider throughout your design process.

Whether you're interested in the inner mechanics of a ball-bearing slide, or you want to understand the special features that our slides can have, we've got you covered.

When designing and building a project, or application, which involves movement, several factors will come into play relating to the slide itself and the wider requirements. In order to help you find and select the perfect slide for your projects, we've put together some valuable information below, from terminology and components to special features and mounting advice.