What length do drawer slides come in?
Measuring for slides Slides come in lengths from 10″ to 28″. A too-short slide prevents the drawer from opening fully, and one that’s too long won’t fit in the cabinet.
How do I size drawer slides?
Measure the box, not the drawer front Start at the back of the box and measure to the front of the box without including the face of the drawer. Once you have the length, round the number down. For example, if the drawer is 20 ½ inches long you will need to purchase 20 inch drawer slides.
How much weight can drawer slides support?
Most drawer slides are rated at 75, 100, or 150 pounds. However, some ball-bearing slides can hold up to a 500-pound load. Knowing how heavy a load you need to support may help filter out your choices, and narrow down your choices to those that are most specific to your needs.
How do you measure drawer size?
With or without a drawer box to measure, here’s how to measure drawer size for a perfect fit:
- Measure the cabinet opening width (inside frame to frame) and subtract 1” from the width of cabinet frame opening.
- Measure the cabinet opening height (inside frame to frame) and subtract at least 1/2” from the opening height.
What is better side mount or bottom mount drawer slides?
Side mounts stick out on drawers and interrupt the flow. When you open and close a drawer with undermount glides, you can feel the quality. Even though side mount glides are quiet and smooth when they open, undermount drawer glides take it to a new level.
What are 3/4 extension drawer slides?
3/4 extension, the most economical option, means that the drawer box only extends about 75% of the length of the slide. Full-extension means that the drawer box extends out from cabinet the full length of the slide.
How do I identify a drawer slide?
Measure from the back of the drawer-front to the end of the drawer box. Only measure the box, do not include the drawer front. Round the measurement off to the lower number on the tape. For example, when the measurement is 22 1/2 inches, you need to purchase 22-inch drawer slides.
What is a super heavy duty drawer slide?
These are industrial drawers slides for special applications with a weight range of 400 lbs to 1100 lbs. Please note that these slides are priced each, not in pairs. At OVIS we designate Super Heavy Duty Slides as above 500 lb. class range and a few specialty slides.
How much weight can drawer slides hold?
These drawer slides are ideal filing cabinets, office furniture, architectural millwork and commercial applications where a heavy capacity is needed. Telescoping precision full extension slides for high loads, up to 500 lb. capacity, with cushioned in and out stops.
What are the specs of a Fulterer drawer slide?
Have a load rating up to 880 lbs. and have stainless steel ball bearings. This is a non-detachable slide. The 396 lb. rated Fulterer FR5400, 16″ Heavy Duty Drawer Slide is made of zinc plated, cold rolled steel and have a 3/4″ installation width. They have stainless steel ball bearings and plastic ball spacers to reduce friction.
What are drawer slides made of?
These drawer slides are ideal filing cabinets, office furniture, architectural millwork and commercial applications where a heavy capacity is needed. Telescoping precision full extension slides for high loads, up to 500 lb. capacity, with cushioned in and out stops. Chromated steel. Smooth action and high side stability through precision slide.