Drawers opens entirely mechanically in response to a light press on the front panel - on shutting, they unnoticeably load the opening mechanism and close in a gently cushioned movement. Even small, lightweight drawers hitherto lacking momentum close reliably and gently. Using special runners and Push to open Silent units, Hettich has managed to develop an end to end solution for all drawer formats. The particular practical convenience is evident in many facets, such as in the retriggering guard: the system recognises drawers closed by hand and does not reopen them accidentally. And if there's a lack of momentum on closing, the drawer is prevented from opening again and the force needed to close it is reduced'.
On opening, optional synchronisation makes sure that a kitchen like drawer front gap of 2.5 mm is sufficient to reliably activate the system even when pressing the edges of large format front panels. When the drawer is pulled open, it feels just the same as a drawer on Silent System runners.
Published on Monday, August 21, 2017