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4015.DTS040 (Telescopic slide) - DTS-40 (119-266kg) Steel Extreme Duty 100% Extension

The DTS-40 is a rugged, compact, slide which has been designed for load maximisation from a small space envelope. Particularly suited to equipment drawers on special vehicles or industrial seating, it also has a wide range of applications where torsional strength is paramount. As this slide is available in both steel, stainless and aluminium formats, it is used throughout the industrial seating industry from aircraft to trains and military vehicles.

Specification Details:

  • Space Envelope Width: 24mm
  • Height: 40mm
  • Closed Length: 150-1500mm
  • Extension Length: 150-1500mm
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 119-266 kg/pair
  • Number of beams: 3
  • Extension Type: Total
  • Material: Zinc plated steel
  • Vibration Resistence: 8

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Suitable For:

  • AEROSPACE - Aircraft Seating
  • CATERING - Products & Equipment
  • DEFENCE - Airborne - Shipborne - Vehicles
  • FIRE - Slide Drawers - Systems - Trays
  • FOOD TRUCK - Stowage & Sliding Drawers
  • FURNITURE - Architecture - Sliding Units
  • SPECIAL VEHICLES - Coachbuilding - Response Vehicles
  • TRAINS - Battery Rafts - Doors - Seating

INCREASED LOAD CAPACITIES ON THIS PRODUCT!

The DTS-40 is a rugged, compact, slide which has been designed for load maximisation from a small space envelope. Particularly suited to equipment drawers on special vehicles or industrial seating, it also has a wide range of applications where torsional strength is paramount. As this slide is available in both steel, stainless and aluminium formats, it is used throughout the industrial seating industry from aircraft to trains and military vehicles.

This is a heavy load/duty full extension telescopic slide (119-266Kg/pair) suitable for a wide range of applications. At 550mm 1 pair has a full extension load capacity of 259Kg. Constructed from cold drawn steel sections and fitted with caged ball bearings the DTS-40 telescopic slide has an excellent level of resistance to shock and vibration when supporting a static load in the closed position. Accordingly, this slide is well suited to mounting on vehicles. Constructed in the tried and tested I beam format, offering a compact slide height for its' high load capacity with very low deflection.

The slide also has excellent resistance to applied loads when in the extended position making it an excellent choice for dynamic applications with high levels of torque. Additional product variations may be produced with alternative closed lengths, extensions, mounting systems, surface treatments and stainless ball bearings.

The DTS-40 slide may also be used in the minor axis (flat) but the load capacity will be reduced to approximately 60% (depending on slide length) with an increase in deflection.  A single DTS-40 weighs 5.82kg per metre.

The slides are manufactured from cold drawn steel C45E+C in accordance with EN 10277. Standard ball cages are manufactured from zinc plated sheet metal, and the ball bearings are carbon steel C85 G100 in accordance with DIN 5401.

The DTS-40 can be purchased online for global delivery by following this link. The DTS-40 is stocked across all lengths, however please allow 4-5 weeks for OEM volumes or consult our sales engineers to confirm best availability.

* The DTS40 length 600mm has been load tested with 255kg evenly distributed for 1,000 cycles, with the slides spaced 1,000mm apart. Deflection at full extension was 10mm. Operational forces: 10kg to open fully and 12kg to close. Minimal effort with low deflection and high safety margin.

Code

Closed Length (mm)

Extension (mm)

Max Load Capacity (kg)

4015.DTS040.0150 150mm 150mm 175kg
4015.DTS040.0200 200mm 200mm 210kg
4015.DTS040.0250 250mm 250mm 217kg
4015.DTS040.0300 300mm 300mm 224kg
4015.DTS040.0350 350mm 350mm 231kg
4015.DTS040.0400 400mm 400mm 238kg
4015.DTS040.0450 450mm 450mm 245kg
4015.DTS040.0500 500mm 500mm 252kg
4015.DTS040.0550 550mm 550mm 259kg
4015.DTS040.0600 600mm 600mm 266kg
4015.DTS040.0650 650mm 650mm 259kg
4015.DTS040.0700 700mm 700mm 252kg
4015.DTS040.0750 750mm 750mm 245kg
4015.DTS040.0800 800mm 800mm 238kg
4015.DTS040.0850 850mm 850mm 231kg
4015.DTS040.0900 900mm 900mm 217kg
4015.DTS040.0950 950mm 950mm 210kg
4015.DTS040.1000 1000mm 1000mm 198kg
4015.DTS040.1050 1050mm 1050mm 186kg
4015.DTS040.1100 1100mm 1100mm 179kg
4015.DTS040.1150 1150mm 1150mm 173kg
4015.DTS040.1200 1200mm 1200mm 166kg
4015.DTS040.1250 1250mm 1250mm 160kg
4015.DTS040.1300 1300mm 1300mm 150kg
4015.DTS040.1350 1350mm 1350mm 139kg
4015.DTS040.1400 1400mm 1400mm 132kg
4015.DTS040.1450 1450mm 1450mm 126kg
4015.DTS040.1500 1500mm 1500mm 119kg

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Data Sheet & main product information -

DTS40 2D -

Technical Description & Maintenance -

DTS40 length 150mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 150mm

DTS40 length 200mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 200mm

DTS40 length 250mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 250mm

DTS40 length 300mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 300mm

DTS40 length 350mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 350mm

DTS40 length 400mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 400mm

DTS40 length 450mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 450mm

DTS40 length 500mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 500mm

DTS40 length 550mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 550mm

DTS40 length 600mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 600mm

DTS40 length 650mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 650mm

DTS40 length 700mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 700mm

DTS40 length 750mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 750mm

DTS40 length 800mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 800mm

DTS40 length 850mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 850mm

DTS40 length 900mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 900mm

DTS40 length 950mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 950mm

DTS40 length 1000mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1000mm

DTS40 length 1050mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1050mm

DTS40 length 1100mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1100mm

DTS40 length 1150mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1150mm

DTS40 length 1200mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1200mm

DTS40 length 1250mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1250mm

DTS40 length 1300mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1300mm

DTS40 length 1350mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1350mm

DTS40 length 1400mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1400mm

DTS40 length 1450mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1450mm

DTS40 length 1500mm- 3D STEP FILE - 4015.DTS40 length 1500mm

Aerospace

Following thorough research in house and at our manufacturing facilities we can offer a slide which is particularly suited to aircraft seating. The full aerospace range is fitted with cross roller bearings, due avoid any effect of brinelling.

The 5220 Radial Slide (140-154kg/pair) is made from high strength aircraft allows which has be rigorously tested to outperform standard ball bearing models.

The T6 aircraft grade aluminium beams have milled race tracks for tolerance. The surface finish is black hardened anodised as standard, other finishes are available on request.

The cross-roller bearings are made from precision hardened steel and chromed rods, it is possible to fit them with Delrin if the project requires light weight, performing slides.

7075 -T6 aluminium provides a high strength material, commonly used in aircraft fittings with a Rockwell A hardness 53.5 and an ultimate tensile strength of 572 Mpa.

The 450mm length with a 480mm travel has been independently (cyclically and abuse) tested to 60,000 cycles with a 100kg load, passing all criteria for aircraft seating use.

Catering

Defence

Ground, marine and air defence vehicle applications such as equipment stowage, mountings for weapon systems and racks for electronic systems

Ship Borne

Applications can range from slide based storage systems, lockers and furniture, through rack mounted electronic components, and onto operational and weapon systems requiring linear movement. If required products manufactured from high grade stainless steel can be supplied offering highest levels of corrosion resistance and low magnetic signatures.

Vehicles

Slides and bespoke sub-assemblies for mounting electronic and other equipment including weapon components on vehicles ranging from lightly armoured personnel vehicles (radio and other electronic components) through to battlefield tanks (internal storage, ammunition handling, slide-out generators and workstations).

Fire

Equipment stowage components and systems as installed on fire engines

Slide Drawers

Solid section steel slides lengths from 300mm to 2,000mm for pull-out equipment drawers. Extensions from 50% to 150% of closed length can be supplied, in addition slide systems that offer sequential dual extension with bi-directional travel allowing the drawer to extened from either side of the vehicle. This enables rescue crews to access vital equipment quickly and safely, regardless of the vehicle's orientation to the emergency scene.

Systems

Our range of reinforced heavy duty steel slides fitted with additional ball tracks and reinforceing ball bearings are ideally suited for use in some of the more unique applications. Together with a range of slides designed using a rigid "I" beam construction our products offer execelent performance under conditions that may exert high direct and tortional loadings as experienced in such applications as pull-out equipment boards and vertical shelves.

Trays

Following extensive testing on selected models our slides are used by the U.K.'s leading producers of complete equipment carriers. These complete tray systems are ready for quick installation, including bespoke mountings for specialist equipment such as auxilliary pumps, tools, hoses and rescue equipment.

Lock-in and lock-out mechanisms facilitate quick and safe operation of the equipment carrier, as well as hold the fully-loaded drawer securely in position when the vehicle is in motion or at the scene.

Furniture & Architecture

We are delighted to be able to advise our customers on the most diverse projects possible.

One day we could be talking to an ambitious DIY customer who wants to install a removable console tray in his game room and the next project could be a whole building interior refurbishment destined for micro flats. Whilst each project represents different challenges and requirements we are confident in finding a suitable slide or linear rail.

Standard furniture fittings will suit the Thomas Regout or Fulterer range of rolled steel slides and linear rail. Whereas high end architectural furniture design may call for aluminium drawer slides, such as the 8027/8028 or the aluminium T6 slide from our professional range.

To suit yacht interior design, we can supply Viadana chandlery and stainless steel 316L telescopic slides.

Marine - Non Corrosive

The need for storage is not confined to land structures, every seaworthy structure requires a multitude of pull outs or heavy-duty generator tray. We can offer the widest range of stainless steel 316L telescopic slides and non- corrosive tool mounts.

For interior fittings we suggest 304 stainless steel slides, larger heavy-duty applications are covered with our specialist bottom mount General Devices D1050/D1054 slide. The latter allows the user to look a generator tray in the opened and closed position. Bottom mount slides are useful for applications where space is limited thus a traditional drawer slide installation is not suitable. The poxy coating offers some corrosion resistance but achieve full corrosion resistance, we suggest stainless steel 316L which can be supplied upon customer request.

Our full professional range DTS is now available in marine grade stainless steel 316L which includes the end stops and ball cages. With low profiles starting from 40mm up to profile height and lengths up to 2000mm we are confident to be able to supply a complete range.

As a distributor of the prestigious yacht and boating equipment manufacturer Viadana SRL, we are also able to support your yachting project with their full chandlery range.

Merchant Vessels

Applications can range from slide based storage systems, lockers and furniture, through rack mounted electronic components, and onto operational systems requiring linear movement.

Whether specifying product for a 19" electronic rack or to mount standby generator, the telescopic slide system needs to retain rigidity and be safe to operate despite ship motion and vibration.

Our range includes heavy duty stainless steel slides (partial or full extension), and can be bespoke engineered with a range of options in respect of surface hardening, strengthening and corrosion resistant finishes to ensure flawless operation in the chosen application.

With its extensive expertise and design capability we can work closely with your own engineering team to design and produce complete drawer sub-assemblies, taking account of all the special characteristics required for the product to work effectively in the marine environment.

Oil Rigs

Telescopic slide components for storage and equipment stowage areas; slide and linear rail components for operational machinery. Whilst offshore installations are generally static structures and so do not require the telescopic slide components to be able to withstand the same dynamic forces, issues of corrosion and the ability to operate reliably in the marine environment remain unchanged.

From high precision roller-bearing slides and systems through to standard stainless steel slides for use in staff accommodation areas, we are able to provide expert input and select an appropriate product from its range to match the application.

Food Truck - Mobile Catering

Whether you have a full side trailer extension to build or a small pull out coffee machine tray from the back of a Vespa Ape, we have the right slide for you. From specialised mobile military deployment catering units to market trader applications, we have the knowledge to make it happen.

We are a privately-owned company, established over 30 years and our slides and tool mounts cover every possible application within the catering and hospitality industry.

Our speciality are bespoke telescopic slides suited to catering trailers and full van conversions.

If you require a light load slide we suggest using our standard rolled steel slides covered in this section, for larger full vehicle conversions up to 2000kg we recommend our cold drawn steel section I beam heavy duty slides. The rigidity and strength of the material used in the manufacture, without use of plastic components, make the slides appropriate for heavy duty usage which demand resistance to shock and vibration.

In addition to telescopic slides project we supply auxiliary equipment to fix pipes or other tools.

Our Fulterer range of slides comply with NSF food grade specifications to allow for installation of our drawer slide in direct contact with food.

Special & Commercial Vehicles

Our telescopic slides and tool mounts cover even the most demanding project for commercial vehicles. Smaller, lighter duty rolled steel or solid section slides from our General Devices range will suit a keyboard tray or a display screen, whereas cold drawn steel section slides will fit requirements for full vehicle extension such as mobile broadcast vehicles carrying several 1000kg’s.

With over 30 years of experience, we are more experienced than any other supplier and manufacturer to be able to advise of suitable and performing products.

Sliding Systems are an approved supplier for many prestigious and well-regarded manufacturers both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

With our flexible production facilities, we can accommodate any project and are pleased to assist with special requests whenever possible. Applications involving shock and vibration call for heavy duty, cold drawn steel section slides which we are also able to supply in 316L marine grade stainless steel. If weight or corrosion resistance are parameters that are important we suggest Aluminium T6 section slides, available in load capacities up to 330kg.

Outdoor applications can be fixed in place with specialist marine grade 316L hooks, which safely hold tool boxes or vehicle covers in place.

Response Vehicles

Roadside assistance and other categories of vehicle that need to stow and provide easy access to equipment can be enhanced through appropriate use of telescopic drawer slide and linear rail systems.

The twin requirements of operator safety and operational effectiveness are of paramount importance. GSF's ability to select and adapt from an unrivalled base product range, and its ability to assist with the design of bespoke and space-saving drawer systems enable us to make a significant contribution to your own product design.

Trains

From heavy duty under-train battery rafts to high-repeat door systems and, increasingly, sliding seat systems, Sliding Systems has products that suit all of these applications

Battery Rafts

Heavy duty specialist slide components for mounting under-train battery rafts. The slides must, like the carriage as a whole, comply with crash testing criteria and, as high speed trains become ever more prevalent, there is an increasing requirement that the slides are able to hold heavy battery sets in position despite large dynamic loads.

Battery bays can also house a corrosive atmosphere over long periods, and therefore careful specification of corrosion resistant finishes are required. The nitration option available onour relevant product range provides this resistance as well as considerably strengthening the surface structure of the slide itself.

To facilitate ease of fitting and maintenance, GSF is able to design bespoke fitting brackets including, for example, positioning pins.

Despite improvements to train suspensions, running with metal wheels on metal tracks also makes vibration and shock relevant issues to consider in slide design. Finally, as battery rafts constitute one of the heaviest loads typically mounted on slides, careful consideration is required to the consequent force required to push-in or pull-out the battery raft and the strength and shock-reduction characteristics of the end stops. These are all critical factors that should direct the slide specification.

Doors

The use of telescopic slides or linear rails to mount train doors requires a product able to deal with both the dynamic loads and crash survival criteria that are inevitably relevant to train-based applications. In addition the components have to operate reliably and with low maintenance requirements over a very high number of repetitions. Doors on underground trains are required typically to open and close up to 20 times an hour day after day over the working life of the carriage.

To withstand such a high level of repetitions, the ball bearings and the associated ball track tracks need to be hardened to resist pitting and corrosion. Cold drawn steel slides also perform better over time, as the slide profile is less prone to long term profile deformation than is the case for cold rolled profiles.

Seating

Train operators are increasingly offering adjustable seating in first class passenger compartments. Simplicity and durability are key determinants of which linear rail and slide components will work successfully in ensuring that the seat operates reliably as intended and without a requirement for maintenance activity.

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