We're not the type of business to put the answerphone on and disappear for a couple of weeks! Sales Office Manager, Colleen Roberts explains why we decided to have complete cover for enquiries and orders over what is normally a flat period in engineering:''It became evident mid December that business was not slowing down and we had to guarantee the [...]
Our Australia and New Zealand supply chain partner, McNaughtans, has launched the Duraslide buy online website. This enables Southern Hemisphere customers to purchase locally from a stocked warehouse. Following from the success of our own ProMounts webshop, eventually our full range of slides, handles, tilting drawers and tool mounts can be stocked down under. This is [...]
Our warehouse staff have been busy keeping up with the online order demand and Christmas holidays are looming. These are today's orders awaiting packing and despatch. Our last shipment out in 2014 is Tuesday 30th December, then back to regular deliveries on our return Monday 5th January.The Sliding Systems/ProMounts team wish our customers, from all [...]
Today we have despatched our first order for 7040 slides from the ULTIO range. With a 150% extension, 250kg loading and stainless steel bearings as standard, this is an important addition to what is already the widest range of telescopic slides available from a single source.
Sliding Systems' engineers have just returned from Motek International trade fair for automation in production and assembly. This is the first time we have showcased our full product range and it caused quite a stir. Needless to say that the ULTIO slides had a lot of attention.Group Technical Director, Jon Lye, explains the concept of ULTIO [...]
Occasionally we get to help an aspiring student with a design project and in this case it was a self lifting bike rack.Sam Shaw approached us with his A2 Extended Project Qualification with a view to studying engineering at university. A year later we have the finished product and it's pretty damned good. Sam designed his [...]
An order for Radial 3213 slides is waiting final release and shipping. In this case it is to a global aircraft seat manufacturer. We cannot use ball bearings on these projects as the requirement is for deflection free extension and the slides must handle high levels of torque when extended. The cross roller bearings have [...]
Two years worth of development work have finally concluded with the first four ULTIO slides available on our website to download and in a few weeks order online.Due to investments in production capacity we are able to completely revolutionise the process which heavy duty, cold drawn steel slides have been manufactured in the past. The [...]
The popular DTS-50 slide is now available in stainless steel as well as steel and aluminium variants. All of our DTS slides can be manufactured in a variety of materials, especially these pictured below, which were customer specific for the NASA ISS Space Station.
When you need a specialised product, it can often be difficult to know where to turn. You don’t want to waste your time looking at hundreds of different companies only to choose one that will rip you off or deliver inferior goods.That’s where Sliding Systems comes in. They are the UK’s leading supplier of drawer [...]