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Extreme Duty Steel Telescopic Slides

These high strength steel slides have been designed to work under conditions of extreme shock and vibration, particularly applications of under slung battery boxes on trains and heavy drawers on specialist vehicles. The DTS range has the tried and tested 'I' beam format where strength and rigidity is required with minimal slide deflection. This method of manufacture is far superior to other processes where slides are made from rolled or drawn 'C' sections which are liable to failure on extreme applications.


The Professional Range is available in a number of formats which offer extensions from 50% through to 100% and even 200% of the slide's closed length. We offer bi-directional extension as standard. Our slides are tested to destruction and we confidently work up to 2,000kg with the largest profiles. Load calculations are based upon 1% deflection of the slide's closed length when fully loaded per extended pair. This rises to approximately 2% on our 150 and 200% extensions due to the multiple beams. Our slides are load tested spaced 700mm apart.


The entire range is manufactured from high grade steel type C45 E+C which ensures a slide with strong raceways, fit for the industrial purpose they were designed. Steel beams are plated with an industry standard zinc and passivate 10-12 microns surface protection. Plating is RoHS compliant. Standard ball bearings are chrome plated steel with an option to upgrade to stainless steel 304 or 316. This suits applications such as train battery boxes where solid section stainless steel slides are beyond budget. 


Our Front Handle Locking System has been developed to work with the Professional Range as a secure, rugged means of securing the drawer. No more finger catching or long lead times having slides manufactured.


Datasheets in 3D .stp format are available for download on our main site www.gsfslides.com


Our Extreme Duty Drawer Slides are sold as single units, not a pair. DTS40, 50 & 60 slides are usually available on a next day delivery, however please check with us on higher volumes and non key lengths. Please allow 4-5 weeks manufacture for all other slides in this range. Stock is fast moving and constantly fluctuating, please contact our sales dept if a next day shipment has to be guaranteed. For volume OEM discounts, please consult our sales dept.