Cabinet & Casegood Hardware Offerings
By Karen Koenig | Posted: 11/28/2012 10:02AM
Photo: Accuride International The following are some of the hardware products in the marketplace for the manufacture of kitchen and bath cabinetry, furniture, casegoods and other wood products. For a more extensive list, check out the listings in the Components, Hardware & Assembly Chapter at RedBookOnline.com.
Accuride’s 7950 and 7957 heavy-duty slides offer an alternative for 0.75-in. side space projects and accommodate drawers up to 42-in. wide. Available in lengths of 12 to 36 in., the slides are full extension and carry loads up to 350 lbs. (562) 903-0200, Accuride.com
Hafele America’s Frontino hardware enables sliding doors to sit flush on tracks instead of on separate tracks. An IWF 2012 Challengers Award Winner, the Frontino closes quietly and maximizes available space as doors don’t open outwards. (800) 423-3531, Hafele.com
Grass America offers the TEC Soft-close integrated face-frame hinge. The Soft-close damper is pre-mounted in the hinge cup so no additional installation is required. It has a cup drilling depth of 10mm and no protruding parts from the hinge cup. The hinges are made in the USA. (800) 334-3512, GrassUSA.com
Blum offers TANDEM plus BLUMOTION concealed undermount runners, adding side-to-side as well as depth adjustment to its current tilt and height adjustments. Made in the U.S., they are available in 75-lb and 110-lb dynamic load capacities and allow attachment to a fixed shelf or flush bottomed cabinet. (800) 438-6788, Blum.com
Doug Mockett & Co. offers the Model PCS54WC Recessed Power/Data Grommet with Wireless Charging. The PCS54WC has a power grid station built into the lid, which allows users to rest mobile devices on top for automatic charging. The unit can charge up to four devices at one time. (800) 523-1269, Mockett.com/Furniture-Hardware
Available from Salice, the Futura concealed runner is suitable for all drawer opening applications, both with 3/4 and full extension. It is available in three versions: with Smove decelerated closing action, with traditional self-closing and with push opening for handle-less furniture. (800) 222-9652, SaliceAmerica.com
Hettich’s Grant E-Series door hardware is for light- to medium-duty sliding and folding system applications, with a capacity from 25 lbs up to 150 lbs per panel. They feature a stay open/stay close design and Hettich says the E-Series meets or exceeds ANSI/BIFMA testing standards for performance and durability. (800) 777-1772, Hettich.com/us
About the Author
Karen M. KoenigKaren M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Wood Products (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory (RedBookOnline.com). She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or Google+.