Slide Feature Glossary from JET PRESS

Features of Accuride Slides

Accuride Telescopic ball bearing slides ensure the smooth movement of sliding components, contributing significantly to optimum space utilisation, efficient storage and easy access for repair and maintenance.

There are others factors involved in selecting an Accuride slide, here is an overview to help you choose the most appropriate slide for your application.

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Operational Features

Accuride Drawer Slides

Self-close (SC)
Slides include a spring attachment designed to close the drawers gently eliminating slamming and bounce back


Dampened soft-close (EC)
Slows the closing action for a controlled and smooth operation eliminating slamming


Lock-in and lock-out
Holds the slide either closed or open and a lever must be actuated to move the slide


Hold-in and hold-out (DO)
Keeps the slide open or closed until extra force is applied


Touch release (TR)
Slides open with gentle pressure to the front of the drawer eliminating the need for handles or knobs


Push latch disconnect
A latch is pressed to release the drawer and disconnect is achieved by pulling the drawer firmly through the resistance of the ball retainer


Lever disconnect
Disconnect is achieved by releasing an internal lever and by pulling the drawer firmly through the resistance of the ball retainer


Cam drawer adjust
Allows minute adjustment to the drawer front for easy alignment. This is a standard feature on 2132 and 3832 series slides


Shock blocks
These are hardened steel pins that provide an interference fit between the slide members to minimise the amplification of vibration and reduce the damaging effects of shock in the closed position. This is a standard feature on the 0522 series slide


Electronic locking
An electronic lock is integrated into the sliding hardware which secures drawers, doors and other openings


Suffixes for standard features:

  • SC – self-close
  • HDSC – heavy duty self-close
  • DO – hold-out
  • TR – touch release
  • HDTR – heavy duty touch release
  • EC – easy close
  • RC – recirculating balls



Accuride Mounting Options

Bayonet Mounting
A cut-out in the side of the slides is used as a hook to fit into a corresponding slot in the chassis or drawer


Bracket mounting
Optional brackets are available to simplify the mounting of slides which can be mounted vertically or horizontally depending on the application


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