How do you measure for Blumotion drawer slides?

How do you measure for Blumotion drawer slides?

What matters ultimately in determining the width of your drawer box is, to quote the Blum installation instructions: “Inside drawer width must equal opening width minus 42 mm (1-21/32″) for TANDEM to align and function optimally.”

How do you use a Blum drawer front adjuster?

How to use it:

  1. Drill two 20mm holes (~10mm deep) to the back of your drawer front.
  2. Put the Center Point Template into those holes.
  3. Position the drawer front where you like it.
  4. Now you know where to drill the holes for the machine screws.
  5. Hammer / clamp the adjuster into the drawer front holes.

How do you install drawer slides?


  1. Mark the Placement of the Slides.
  2. Install the Slides.
  3. Mark the Drawer Sides.
  4. Position the Slide Extension.
  5. Attach the Slides to the Drawer.
  6. Insert the Drawer.
  7. Position the Drawer Face.
  8. Attach the Drawer Face.

How much clearance is needed for drawer slides?

Most side-mount slides require 1/2” to 17/32” of clearance on each side of a drawer. That means each drawer should be 1” to 1-1/16” smaller than the opening to fit properly. Under-mount slides attach to the bottoms of drawer boxes and can’t be seen when the drawers are open.

How do you measure and install soft close drawer slides?

Measure the box, not the drawer front Start at the back of the box and measure to the front of the box without including the face of the drawer. Once you have the length, round the number down. For example, if the drawer is 20 ½ inches long you will need to purchase 20 inch drawer slides.

What is Blum movento?

MOVENTO is a concealed runner system and the sophisticated solution for your wooden design ideas. The synchronised feather-light glide ensures an ultra-smooth running action. The 4-dimensional adjustment options provide you with a precise gap layout.

What is tip Blumotion?

TIP-ON BLUMOTION combines the advantages of the TIP-ON mechanical opening system with tried and tested soft-close BLUMOTION. Touch to open. Close with an energetic push (the TIP-ON function is activated and BLUMOTION cuts in for soft and effortless closing). What’s more, it works on a purely mechanical basis.

How do you install a drawer front adjuster?

Are Blum drawer slides easy to install?

Blum installation instructions leave a lot to be desired but the hardware is great. I pretty much always use Blum Tandem plus Blumotion for my drawer slides. Once you learn how to make sense of the drawer sizing instructions, Blum drawer slides are much easier to install than side mounted drawer slides.

What kind of drawers do Blum boxes come in?

Blum box systems overview Find out more LEGRABOX Stainless steel and dark gray drawers with slim sides Find out more TANDEMBOX Light gray metal box drawers Find out more METABOX Drawers for commercial and residential use Find out more OVERVIEW Runner systems Blum runner systems overview Find out more MOVENTO

What are Blum’s lift systems for wall cabinets?

An overview of Blum’s lift systems for wall cabinets Find out more AVENTOS HF The bi-fold lift is ideal for high wall cabinets with large fronts. Find out more AVENTOS HS The up and over lift system delivers clear visibility and easy access. Find out more AVENTOS HL The door lifts up parallel to the cabinet. Find out more AVENTOS HK-S

How do I contact Blum?

Blum Inc. 7733 Old Plank Road Stanley NC 28164 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA +1 704 827 1345 +1 800 438 6788 Further topics Downloads, videos and catalogs E-SERVICES FAQ Change market and language Contact Imprint Privacy Cookies T&Cs Select market and language Africa AFRICA EnglishFrenchPortuguese South Africa English Asia ASIA English China Chinese