Ball-Bearing Slide Profiles

Ball-Bearing Slide Profiles

Choosing the right precision slide for your application

If you're a design or product engineer, here is information you need to select the right precision ball bearing slide for your application. Below you'll find factors that drive the selection of drawer slides plus an overview of the ball bearing slide profiles in the Knape & Vogt portfolio.

Factors to consider when selecting your sliding system:

  • Maximum weight to be supported
  • Lock in/out mechanisms
  • Cabinet and drawer dimensions
  • Anti-tilt mechanisms & security lock intergration
  • Depth of drawer and cabinet
  • Open/Close features like detents, push-open, soft-close
  • Spacing between drawer box and cabinet
  • Disconnect features
  • Extension or travel of slide
  • Ergonomic and sensorial factors
  • Attachment features for wood or non-wood materials
  • Application specific performance factors

Check the Resource Library for more information including specification sheets, installation sheets and 2D/3D downloads of profiles and slides. And of course a sales representative is always available to help when you contact us by email or call 1.800.253.1561.

Light-Duty Slide Profiles
Medium-Duty Slide Profiles
Heavy-Duty Slide Profiles