What are the residential drawer slides?

What are the common residential drawer slides and how to choose right residential drawer slides?

The drawers can use fully concealed drawer slide, two-section hidden rails, and three-section hidden rails.

Drawer Slide size

There are many sizes of drawer slide. The main sizes on the market are 10 inches, 12 inches, 14 inches, 16 inches, 18 inches, 20 inches, 22 inches, 24 inches, etc.

You can choose the drawer slide of the corresponding size according to the model of the respective drawer.

The installation dimensions of the drawer rail

Conventional size

The conventional size of the drawer slide rail is -mm, corresponding to 10-20 inches, and the shorter ones are 6 inches and 8 inches, which can be selected according to requirements.

Ball-Bearing drawer slides

The Ball-Bearing drawer slides, it can be directly installed on the side plate, or plug-in installed in the groove of the drawer side plate, the groove height is 17 or 27 mm, and its specifications are millimeters.

Other drawer guide rail sizes

In addition, there are many special rails, such as frame rails and countertop ball rails. The lengths are millimeters; thicknesses of 0.8 millimeters and 1.0 millimeters.

▲ Drawer slide purchase requirements

Structure

The overall connection of the drawer slide should be tight, the load-bearing capacity should be good, the quality of the drawer slide should be good, and the hardness should be high.

Choose according to your needs

Before purchasing, measure the required length, the applicable space, and predict the load-bearing capacity; you can ask about the approximate bearing range and the number of push-pulls of the slide rail under load-bearing conditions.

Experience it for yourself

A good drawer slide has less resistance when pulled out; when the slide rail is pulled to the end, the drawer will not fall off or fall over.

If you want to buy a Push to Open Drawer Slides, you’d better pull out the drawer and press it with your hand to see if the drawer is loose, smooth, and there is no sound.

You need to experience the resistance and resilience of the slide rail when the drawer is pulled out, and whether it is smooth or not.

What are the common dimensions of drawer slide rails and how to choose drawer rails?

The drawers can use fully concealed drawer slide, two-section hidden rails, and three-section hidden rails.

1.Drawer Slide size

There are many sizes of drawer slide. The main sizes on the market are 10 inches, 12 inches, 14 inches, 16 inches, 18 inches, 20 inches, 22 inches, 24 inches, etc.

You can choose the drawer slide of the corresponding size according to the model of the respective drawer.

2.The installation dimensions of the drawer rail

(1)Conventional size

The conventional size of the drawer slide rail is -mm, corresponding to 10-20 inches, and the shorter ones are 6 inches and 8 inches, which can be selected according to requirements.

(2)Ball-Bearing drawer slides

The Ball-Bearing drawer slides, it can be directly installed on the side plate, or plug-in installed in the groove of the drawer side plate, the groove height is 17 or 27 mm, and its specifications are millimeters.

3.Other drawer guide rail sizes

In addition, there are many special rails, such as frame rails and countertop ball rails. The lengths are millimeters; thicknesses of 0.8 millimeters and 1.0 millimeters.

▲ Drawer slide purchase requirements

4.Structure

The overall connection of the drawer slide should be tight, the load-bearing capacity should be good, the quality of the drawer slide should be good, and the hardness should be high.

Choose according to your needs

Before purchasing, measure the required length, the applicable space, and predict the load-bearing capacity; you can ask about the approximate bearing range and the number of push-pulls of the slide rail under load-bearing conditions.

Experience it for yourself

A good drawer slide has less resistance when pulled out; when the slide rail is pulled to the end, the drawer will not fall off or fall over.

If you want to buy a Push to Open Drawer Slides, you’d better pull out the drawer and press it with your hand to see if the drawer is loose, smooth, and there is no sound.

You need to experience the resistance and resilience of the slide rail when the drawer is pulled out, and whether it is smooth or not.

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