- Aluminium Telescopic Slides
Aluminium Telescopic Slides
Sliding Systems are now able to offer three types of heavy duty aluminium drawer slides: Radial Cross Roller, Non Corrosive & Micro.
Aluminium Radial Slides have been developed with a unique crossed roller bearing system which make full length contact in the ball race and eradicates soft material/hard ball bearing brinelling problems.Cross roller bearings are best suited to applications like aircraft seating where offset loads and point contact stresses can cause significant indentation in the ball race and subsequent slide failure. The slides are designed to have torsional strength without lateral play and absolutely zero bearing migration. The larger profiles can take considerable loading and with the option of 100 and 120% extension, are rigid enough support drawers/pump carriers to 4000N load capacity. The benefit also being that the slides offer a considerable weight saving to steel but with the inherent rigidity and strength. The rollers are made from chromed bearing steel, negating the need to specify expensive, full stainless steel sections. These work well with our non corrosive handles, locks and tilting drawers. We are able to offer grade 7075 T6 milled alloys across the range for aerospace projects and in a variety of coatings.
Non Corrosive Aluminium Slides are the Professional Range of heavy duty slides manufactured from 6082 T6 aluminium and stainless bearings. Due to our standard manufacturing process of milling beams, we are able to supply these slides in virtually any aluminium requested. Particularly suited to military and airborne applications where the right choice of materials affects performance. This is a high quality, smooth, full extension slide with milled ball tracks for accuracy and a slight pre-load. There is a choice of surface finishes available. The bearings and end stops are stainless steel, providing a corrosion resistant slide. We are able to offer the full Professional Range in either carbon steel or aluminium and they are totally interchangeable.
Aluminium Micro Slides are designed for very compact and lightweight applications. It has full ball bearing action and bi-directional travel, equal to 50% of the slide's closed length. The travel is smooth and silent with adequate pre-load to prevent play between the beams. Typical applications would be aerospace mounted electrical equipment, such as tablet or smart phone housing in aircraft seating. With a profile width of 6mm and height of just 16mm this is probably the smallest aluminium drawer slide available. The beams are made of anodized aluminium with 203 grade ferritic stainless steel cages and bearings. Stop pins are made of brass. Slide lengths available from stock are 60mm to 300mm and load capacities are from 3kg to 12kg. We recommend external stops are used.
Datasheets are available for download on our main site www.gsfslides.com