4015.STR080 (Telescopic Slide) - STR-80 (60-300kg) 100% Extension Slim Profile Extreme Duty Steel

The STR-80 is a rugged, strong and very compact telescopic slide, which has been designed for load maximisation within a narrow 17mm installation space. This is a very slim profile drawer slide, capable of  resisting high levels of shock and vibration. Particularly suited to military racking and rugged electronics, where minimal space is available to mount the slides. The STR-80 also has a wide range of applications where torsional strength is paramount.

Specification Details:

  • Space Envelope Width: 17mm
  • Height: 80mm
  • Closed Length: 200-1600mm
  • Extension Length: 200-1600mm
  • Maximum Load Capacity: 60-300 kg/pair
  • Number of beams: 3
  • Extension Type: Total
  • Material: Zinc plated steel
  • Vibration Resistance: 8


Suitable For:

  • DEFENCE - Airborne - Shipborne - Vehicles
  • FIRE - Slide Drawers - Systems - Trays
  • RV/MOTORHOME - Stowage & Sliding Drawers
  • SPECIAL VEHICLES - Coachbuilding - Response Vehicles
  • TRAINS - Battery Rafts - Doors - Seating

The STR-80 is a rugged, strong and very compact telescopic slide, which has been designed for load maximisation within a narrow 17mm installation space. This is a very slim profile drawer slide, capable of  resisting high levels of shock and vibration. Particularly suited to military racking and rugged electronics, where minimal space is available to mount the slides. The STR-80 also has a wide range of applications where torsional strength is paramount.

This is an extreme load/duty, full extension telescopic slide (60-300 kg/pair). At 550mm 1 pair has a full extension load capacity of 300 kg. Constructed from cold drawn steel sections, milled for accuracy, and fitted with caged ball bearings, the STR-80 telescopic slide has an excellent level of resistance to shock and vibration when supporting a dynamic load in the closed position. Accordingly, this slide is well suited to mounting in vehicles. This is a very strong compact slide, utilising a mobile beam format, which offers high resistance against axial and coaxial torque loading. Resulting in minimal deflection at full extension and low operating forces.

The STR-80 can be manufactured from 316L stainless steel for OEM projects with an interchangeable option for ship-borne equipment, where minimal electro-magnetic signature is required. Please consult our sales engineers. Additional product variations can be produced with bespoke closed lengths, extensions, mounting options, surface treatments and stainless ball bearings/cages. The STR-80 drawer slide may also be fitted in the minor axis (flat). However, the load capacity will be reduced by 60-80% of the stated loading. It can be supplied with a 120% extension which will reduce the load slightly.

The production process is ISO9001-2015 accredited. Our steel telescopic slides are manufactured from cold drawn steel C45E+C in accordance with EN 10277. Laser cut ball cages are manufactured from zinc plated sheet metal, and the ball bearings are carbon steel C85 G100 in accordance with DIN 5401. Standard Professional Range steel slides are RoHS & REACH certified to withstand over 1,000 hours corrosion protection, until the appearance of red rust. This is due to the investment made in our own state of the art electrolytic alkaline zinc processing facility. Core steel C45 E+C, with a layer depth of 10-12 microns conforming to DIN EN ISO 9227 neutral salt spray testing. No white rust appearance within 120 hours. No red rust within 1,032 hours.

An individual slide weighs 8.19 kg per metre.

The STR-80 slide can be purchased online, for global delivery by clicking this link. The STR-80 is manufactured to order. Please allow 5-6 weeks for delivery or consult our sales engineers to confirm best availability.


Closed Length (mm)

Extension (mm)

Max Load Capacity (kg)

4015.STR080.0200 200mm 200mm 170kg
4015.STR080.0250 250mm 250mm 290kg
4015.STR080.0300 300mm 300mm 220kg
4015.STR080.0350 350mm 350mm 240kg
4015.STR080.0400 400mm 400mm 260kg
4015.STR080.0450 450mm 450mm 280kg
4015.STR080.0500 500mm 500mm 290kg
4015.STR080.0550 550mm 550mm 300kg
4015.STR080.0600 600mm 600mm 285kg
4015.STR080.0650 650mm 650mm 270kg
4015.STR080.0700 700mm 700mm 260kg
4015.STR080.0750 750mm 750mm 250kg
4015.STR080.0800 800mm 800mm 240kg
4015.STR080.0850 850mm 850mm 230kg
4015.STR080.0900 900mm 900mm 220kg
4015.STR080.0950 950mm 950mm 210kg
4015.STR080.1000 1000mm 1000mm 200kg
4015.STR080.1050 1050mm 1050mm 190kg
4015.STR080.1100 1100mm 1100mm 180kg
4005.STR080.1150 1150mm 1150mm 170kg
4005.STR080.1200 1200mm 1200mm 160kg
4005.STR080.1250 1250mm 1250mm 150kg
4005.STR080.1300 1300mm 1300mm 130kg
4005.STR080.1350 1350mm 1350mm 120kg
4005.STR080.1400 1400mm 1400mm 110kg
4005.STR080.1450 1450mm 1450mm 100kg
4005.STR080.1500 1500mm 1500mm 90kg
4005.STR080.1550 1550mm 1550mm 80kg
4005.STR080.1600 1600mm 1600mm 60kg

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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.


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).


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.


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.


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.

Motor Manufacturing Plant

Telescopic Slide and Linear Rail components for lineside delivery and component handling systems

Automated Production Lines

Linear movement components and telescopic slides for use on repetition-intensive automated production lines. Components require a high resistance to localised wear patterns, uniform operating loads and designs capable of working at fast speeds with high accelerations.

Manually Operated

Linear rail and telescopic slide products for component delivery and handling at line-sideassembly stations.

The breadth of our product range gives you an unparalleled advantage when engineering solutions for delivery systems that have to accommodate large irregular shaped components or sub assemblies within space restricted line-side delivery stillages.

Correct selection and specification of the slide system will ensure maximisation of the space inside the delivery stillage and production efficiency while accommodating the natural variations of manual handling present in a time sensitive assembly environment.

RV & Motorhome

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.


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.


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.


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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