Installing locking drawer slides requires some basic woodworking skills and tools, including a measuring tape, drill, screwdriver, and saw. Here are some general steps to follow:
1.Measure the drawer and cabinet openings
Start by measuring the length and width of the drawer and the opening where the slide will be installed. This will ensure that you purchase the correct size locking drawer slides.
2.Install the cabinet portion of the slide
Attach the cabinet portion of the slide to the inside of the cabinet using screws. Make sure the slide is level and flush with the bottom of the cabinet.
3.Install the drawer portion of the slide
Attach the drawer portion of the slide to the bottom of the drawer using screws. Again, make sure the slide is level and flush with the bottom of the drawer.
4.Test the drawer slide
Slide the drawer in and out of the cabinet to ensure it operates smoothly. If there is any resistance or the drawer is not level, adjust the slide accordingly
5.Test the locking mechanism
Engage the locking mechanism and make sure the drawer is securely locked in place. Test the lock by attempting to pull the drawer open. If the lock is functioning properly, the drawer should remain closed.
Overall, installing locking drawer slides requires precision and attention to detail. If you're not confident in your woodworking skills, it's always best to seek the assistance of a professional.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the locks on the drawer slides for?
The lock head can be locked when the drawer is fully pulled out and fully closed, which can effectively prevent the vehicle from shaking during transportation and also prevent the safety of children.
What is the material of the drawer slides?
Drawer slides with locks are made of Q235 high-strength cold-rolled steel.
What kind of screws need to be configured for installation？
The lockable slide rail is usually installed with M6 flat head screws.