As with any slides there are quality versions and low cost knock offs. Few moving parts - The European slides have a wheel on each slide member.
View wishlist Shopping Cart: Under Mount Slides Under Mount slides not surprisingly mount under the sliding shelf or drawer.
They are half shelf friendly Pros Cost - Low cost option for full extension slides Mounting - Versatile for many different mounting configurations including rear mount through special metal brackets Smooth - Ball bearing slides are exceptionally smooth rolling when installed correctly Soft Close - Most full extension slides can be equipped with soft close, the ones we sell come standard with them Cons Structure - Ball bearing slides simply screw to the side of the pull out shelves. The full extension version is much trickier to install and there is no rear mounting available.
Load bearing capacity 75 lbs dynamic; lbs static. A large enough space is needed under the shelf to fit the slide hardware and the back needs to be cut out.
This can give a bad name to a good slides. For our complete catalog of Bottom Mount slides, click here. There must be some side to side movement as the shelf slides in and out and since both sides are captive the wheels must be able to move side to side on their axles.