3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slide
3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slide3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slides
3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slides
5 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

ITEM NO: 9.03.002001

This 3 section ball bearing drawer slide is side mounted with full extension. It is available in various sizes from 12’’ to 24’’.


Product Description

3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slides

3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slides

  • 3 section ball bearing full-extension drawer slide, various sizes from 12’’ to 24’’, customized logo acceptable.
  • 50-58 HRC hardness of the slide, and grade 3 or more roundness of solid steel balls for smooth operation.
  • Automatic assembled on the production lines under strict error control.
  • Strong anti-oxidation ability with multi-layer electroplating.
  • Suitable for office appliances, cabinets and household drawers.
Size: 45mm three-section ball bearing slide, including a drawer member, a intermediate member and a cabinet member. The error range is ±0.05mm.
Salt Spray Test: it has passed 48 hours salt spray test without rust.
Thickness of Steel Ball: 4.7 mm in diameter; 12.7±0.3 mm thick cross-section of the slide.
Steel Plate Hardness: 55-70 degree on the Rockwell scale.
Plastic Parts: pure and non-recycled plastic materials are used.
For 12″-24″ wide cabinets:
  • The holes of the ball bearing slide is U-shaped, please pay special attention to the hole position when ordering.
  • This ball bearing slides are soft close (non-damping) slides, please specify if you need soft close drawer slides.
The above container load quantity is the reference value.


If the hinge is the heart of the cabinet, then the cabinet drawer slide is the kidney. The cabinet of large and small drawers can be free and smooth to push and pull, how the weight bearing, all rely on the support of the cabinet drawer slide. From the view of current technology, the bottom slide is better than the side slide, the whole connection with the drawer is better than the three-point connection one. The material, principle, structure and process of cabinet drawer slides vary widely, and the quality slides have low resistance, long life and smooth draw-off.


The most mainstream will be divided into roller slider, ball bearing drawer slider and gear slider respectively, representing different stages of evolution of slides. Roller slides appeared a long time ago, for the first generation of silent drawer slides, currently in the cabinet use has been slowly replaced by the ball bearing drawer slides.
Roller slide structure is relatively simple, by a pulley, two tracks, can cope with the daily push and pull needs, but the load-bearing capacity is poor, also does not have a buffer and rebound function, commonly used with computer keyboard drawer, light drawer.
Gear slide is hidden drawer slide, riding horse drawer slide and other slide types belongs to the high-grade slide, the use of gear structure so that the slide is very smooth and synchronized, such slide also has a soft-close or press the rebound open function, mostly used in the high-grade furniture.
Ball bearing drawer slide is basically a two-section, three-section drawer slide, more commonly installed on the side of the drawer, installation is relatively simple, space-saving. Good quality ball bearing drawer slide can ensure smooth pushing and pulling, load-bearing capacity, such drawer slides can have soft-close or touch release. Ball bearing slide has become the main force of modern cabinet and closet slide.

ball bearing drawer slides

3 section ball bearing drawer slides
At present, the most used in cabinet accessories is the 3 section ball bearing drawer slides. This drawer slide structure will include three members, with an intermediate member located between the cabinet and drawer members. Only the drawer and intermediate members move; while the cabinet member remains fixed to its location within the cabinet structure.
A Self-Close drawer slide, also includes a closing device, with springs, but does not include a damping cylinder. The engagement of the drawer member is similar, and once engaged with the device, the drawer quickly closes at the last inches of closing distance.

Self-Close drawer slide

Soft-Close drawer slides




How to select (soft close) drawer slides when you bulk drawer slides from a drawer slides manufacturer

From the application point of view

Length: The length of the drawer slide refers to the length of the outer member, generally from 12″~24″.
Loading capacity: different slides have different loading capacity. China’s national standard “QBT 2454-2103 Home Hardware – Drawer Slide” the standard is that the loading capacity force for home use is 150N, commercial use is 200N.

From the quality point of view

Appearance: how well the surface is treated, there is no trace of rust.

Smoothness: slide all pulled out, inverted and then see if the slide can return to the initial position, so as to detect the smoothness of the slide.


Structure: see whether the slide’s members are loose.


Noise: fast pulling whether there is noise issued.


Material thickness: the thickness of the material used for the drawer slide. The thinner the material, the lower the loading-capacity, the worse the quality.

Venace is a professional drawer slides manufacturer. We have (soft close) drawer slides in stock, and our customers are all over the world. We not only control the quality and price to ensure the interests of our customers but also have a complete supply chain. If you need to bulk drawer slides/ wholesale drawer slides, please do not hesitate to contact us to ask for the wholesale price.

Reviews (2)

2 reviews for 3 Section Ball Bearing Drawer Slides

  1. 5 out of 5


    are these heavy duty drawer slides? what are the different with heavy duty drawer slides?

  2. 5 out of 5


    Thanks a lot! I also need heavy duty drawer slides.

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