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How to Distinguish the Quality of Drawer Slides?

Jul. 30, 2020

As a Drawer Fittings Wholesale, share it with everyone. Drawers refer to the movable box-shaped components attached to tables, cabinets and other furniture, most of which are made of wood. Whether the drawer can be pushed and pulled freely and smoothly, and the load-bearing capacity, depends on the support of the slide rail. Judging from the current technology, the bottom slide rail is better than the side slide rail, and the overall connection with the drawer is better than the three-point connection. The materials, principles, structures, and craftsmanship of the drawer slides are very different. The high-quality slides have low resistance, long life, and smooth drawers.

Concealed Slide

Concealed Slide

How to distinguish the quality of drawer slides:

1. Load-bearing capacity: The quality of the slide rail directly affects the load-bearing capacity of the drawer. You can check the load-bearing capacity of the drawer yourself by the following methods: fully pull the drawer out, press the outer edge of the front of the drawer with your hand, and observe the forward inclination of the drawer from the side. The smaller the forward tilt, the stronger the load-bearing capacity of the drawer.

2. Internal structure: inside the slide rail is its bearing structure, which is directly related to its load-bearing capacity. At present, there are both steel ball slides and silicon wheel slides on the market. The steel ball slide rail automatically removes dust and dirt on the slide rail through the rolling of the steel ball, so as to ensure the cleanliness of the slide rail, and the sliding function will not be affected by the dirt entering the interior. At the same time, the steel ball can spread the force to the surroundings, ensuring the horizontal and vertical stability of the drawer.

3. Drawer material: the steel drawer is darker silver gray from the outside, with fine texture, and compared with aluminum drawers, the side panels of steel drawers are thicker. Powder-coated steel drawers are lighter in color than steel drawers, light silver gray, thinner than steel drawers, but thicker than aluminum drawers.

How to install the furniture drawer rails? For decoration Xiaobai who has no hands-on ability, installing these things is simply a pain in the heart of the baby. So, what are the drawer rail materials?

What material is good for the drawer guide:

1. Metal slide. Advantages: easy to install, suitable for all kinds of boards, thin boards like particle board and density board, very practical.

Disadvantages: The metal guide rail has a life limit. When there are many heavy objects in the drawer, it will not be smooth to open, and it is easy to deform and damage after long-term use, and push and pull are not smooth. Note that the metal slide rail will warp and deform after a long time of use.

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