Way out of left field

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Way out of left field

Postby fins » Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:24 pm

I had an idea for a non-traditional application of the makerslide, and I'm wondering if it would work. Using the makerslide for powered sliding glass doors/pocket doors. For my specific implementation I'm looking at using glass panels mounted top and bottom. I'm trying to get the effect of Air-Lux or Vitrosca "invisible wall". Working on approx 4 ft by 8 ft of 3/8" glass I estimate the weight of each panel to be around 155 lbs/70Kg. Do you think this would be possible to achieve with the makerslide system?
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Re: Way out of left field

Postby TLHarrell » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:58 pm

Unistrut. It's available in a heavier capacity, and they have door glides and pulleys that run inside them.
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