Material Choices: Steel with clear zinc, black and white available
Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 500 lb
Drawer Slide Length: 6” to 60”
Available in full extension or 3/4 extension (depending on series and manufacturer)
Side Clearance Allowance: = 1/2” to 3/4” Overall opening right to left allowance 1” to 1-1/2”
An extra 1/16” should be added to this measurement for ease of movement.
Full extension: Drawer box will pull out of the cabinet, and the back of the drawer box will be even with the face of the cabinet.
Over-travel: Same as full extension plus an extra 1” to 1-1/2”. Back of the drawer box will be completely out of the cabinet and the contents easily accessible.
Measure the inside width of the opening and the outside width of the drawer box to be sure you have the correct drawer box width.
Once you have the weight capacity and the allowance measurements and have decided on a length, you can choose a drawer slide.
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Instructions for many slides are provided on the CabinetParts.com product detail pages or from the manufacturer’s web site.
What you will need:
Tape measure, screwdriver, battery-powered or electric screw gun, and a carpenter's square.