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Accuride Drawer Runners
Choosing Your Drawer Slides
Our Accuride drawer runners are categorised into light duty, medium duty and heavy duty drawer runners. The load ratings span from 11kg in the light duty range all the way up to 600kg in the heavy range. As well as variable load ratings, there are many other features you can select using the filters on each category page. You can filter using the following specifications:
- Load rating
The total weight of the drawer or unit with intended content weight included.
- Slide length
The un-extended length of the sliding unit.
- Slide thickness
The thickness of the sliding unit (this is important to consider as it will encroach on the maximum width of the drawer or panel when standard mounted). You must allow for +0.2 to 0.5mm on top of the slide thickness to allow for smooth operation of the slides.
- Slide extension
This is the percentage of the length of the slide that extends outwards. Metrol offers a range of extensions from 75% to 100%+ with over travel capabilities. It is important to understand slide extension when designing your drawer, as this will impact accessibility if not fully factored in during the design. Conversely, you must select an extension that will maximise the accessibility of your existing drawer or unit.
- Runner height
This is the height of the drawer slides and must be considered in relation to the depth of the drawer or unit that will be attached to the slides.
- Other Specifications
There are many other specifications that can be filtered by in our Accuride slide category pages, including whether you want to buy the slides in pairs or individually. For more information about the technical specifications of each slide, please view the slide information sheet.
You can also select drawer slides based on features such as detent, soft close, lock-in, lock-out, anti-tilt, disconnect, touch release, corrosion resistance, colour and many other options.
Why Choose Accuride?
Accuride slides are premium drawer slides used across a wide variety of applications. You will find these slides in emergency service vehicles, the transport industry, industrial storage as well as office and domestic storage. They use a precision ball bearing mechanism that provides a smooth and unrivalled glide during operation. All Accuride slides undergo rigorous testing, ensuring the high standards the brand is known for are maintained at the individual product level. They are manufactured from stainless steel and aluminium. These corrosion-resistant metals are chosen for their durability and longevity. Some can also be flat mounted as well as side mounted, although please note the load capacity generally reduces by 75% when used in this way.
Metrol are also pleased to offer linear slides, pocket door slides, friction drawer slides, drawer mounting brackets alongside many other products from Accuride. Please browse our website to find the ideal product for your application. Alternatively, you can call us on +44 (0)1604 499 332 for assistance in selecting the most appropriate slides.
Order Accuride Drawer Slides Online from Metrol
These slides are available to the home DIY enthusiast as well as for trade use. You can set up a trade account to receive several benefits as a trade customer. If the slides are in stock, you can order before 3pm to receive your product (for UK-based shipment) the next day with DPD Next Day delivery. Alternatively, you can pay for DPD Express Delivery to receive your slides before 12pm the following day (working days only). Some of our slides have an estimated lead time; these are unfortunately not eligible for Next Day or Express Delivery. We do also ship internationally. If you have any questions surrounding Accuride draw slides, delivery or anything else, please get in touch today.