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A roll-out shelf
, also known as a glide-out shelf
, pull-out shelf
or slide-out shelf
is a shelf
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that can be moved forward on slides in order to more easily reach the contents stored in the back of a cupboard
A cupboard or press is a type of cabinet, often made of wood, used indoors to store household objects such as food, crockery, textiles and liquor, and protect them from dust,vermin and dirt....
A cabinet is usually a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors or drawers for storing miscellaneous items. Some cabinets stand alone while others are built into a wall or are attached to it like a medicine cabinet. Cabinets are typically made of wood or, now increasingly, of synthetic...
. The slide mechanism can also be found in modern chests of drawers. Cabinet makers have been installing roll-out shelves for over 50 years.
Roll-out shelves are found in kitchen cabinets, pantries, bathroom cabinets and vanities, offices, and garages. They are available with 3/4 extension or full extension slides. The 3/4 extension slides provide enough access to reach items in the back of the cabinet. Full extension rails are more durable and offer greater access.