Drawer slide assembly

  • US 6,033,047 A
  • Filed: 08/19/1998
  • Issued: 03/07/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/20/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A drawer slide and a furniture article having a cabinet and a drawer, comprising:

  • a plurality of telescopically interconnected channel members, a first of said channel members directly mounted on the cabinet and a second of said channel members directly mounted to the drawer, said channel members supporting the drawer on the cabinet such that the channel members are movable between a fully retracted drawer closed position within said cabinet and a fully extended drawer open position;

    said channel members each having an inner rearward end and an outer forward end, said outer forward end of said second channel extending out of said first channel in said extended, drawer open position;

    a plurality of in-stop elements positioned on the forward outer end of said first and second channel members, one of said in-top elements including a polymeric guide body which is sandwiched between said channels when the channel members are in the fully closed position; and

    said plurality of in-stop elements being in cooperative engagement with each other when said channel members are in the fully closed position.

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