Metal Drawer Systems

Material Choices: Steel with white epoxy finish (Blum MetaBox), Stainless Steel, Terra Black, Silk White, Grey (Blum TandemBox and TandemBox Intivo)
Weight Capacity: 75 lb to 150 lb
Drawer Slide Length: 11” and 26” (Depends on system chosen)
Drawer Side Height: 2-1/8” to 8-7/8” (Depends on system chosen)
Extension: Full
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.



Formula for standard back and bottom cuts:


  • TandemBox and TandemBox Intivo:

    Use 16 mm. (5/8”) material
    • Bottom:
      • Width = Inside cabinet width minus 75 mm (2 15/16”)
      • Length = Actual runner length minus 24 mm (15/16”)
    • Back:
      • Width = Inside cabinet width minus 87 mm (3 7/16”)
      • D Height = 199 mm (7 13/16”)
      • B Height = 135 mm (5 5/16”)
      • M Height = 84 mm (3 5/16”)
      • N Height = 69 mm (2 11/16”)
  • MetaBox:

    • Bottom:
      • Width = Inside opening width minus 31 mm (1-1/4”)
      • Length = Drawer profile length minus 2 mm (1/16”) - See Below

        Profile length Bottom length
        550 (21-5/8") 548 (21-9/16")
        500 (19-11/16") 498 (19-5/8")
        450 (17-11/16") 448 (17-5/8")
        400 (15-3/4") 398 (15-11/16")
        350 (13-3/4") 348 (13-11/16")
        270 (10-5/8") 268 (10-9/16")
    • Back:
      • Width = Inside opening width minus 31 mm (1-1/4”)
      • Height = See Below

        Drawer bottom thickness Back height
        13 (1/2") 4 (1-5/8")
        16 (5/8") 39 (1-9/16")
        19 (3/4") 36 (1-7/16")


Front-fixing brackets are needed to attach the drawer front to the metal sides of the drawer.
Be sure to check the technical specification PDF sheets for allowances and other requirements.
The TandemBox and TandemBox Intivo drawer systems have many accessories. Choices include cutlery and utensil dividers, plate racks, knife blocks, etc.

Be sure to check the product detail page for these items.

***Note: Blum TandemBox drawer slides in this category can be used with the Servo-Drive electronic drawer opening system. Ask an associate for information. A part calculator is available for the Blum TandemBox Intivo System: TandemBox Builder



Installing:

Instructions are provided or can be found on each product’s details page.



What you need:

Tape measure, screwdriver, battery-powered or electric screw gun, carpenter's square, and table saw (or a way to cut the backs and bottoms)

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