Measuring Instructions

   For 1/2-inch and 5/8-inch material
IMPORTANT Please note that measurements are for actual drawer sizes, NOT cabinet openings.
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Blum Undermounts

Blum Tandem      Blum Blumotion
Drawer width deduct 5/8" off the cabinet opening for 1/2" drawers
deduct 3/8" off the cabinet opening for 5/8" drawers
Drawer height deduct a minimum of 13/16" off the rough opening height
Drawer depth
front to back
Drawer depth range is 9" to 30" in increments of 3"
(ie, 9", 12", 15", 18", 21", etc.)

Sidemount Slides

KV 8400 Series
Drawer width deduct 1 1/16" off the cabinet opening
Drawer height deduct 1/2" minimum off the rough opening height
Drawer depth
front to back
Drawer depth in increments of 2" (even-numbered)

File Drawers

Minimum width: Letter
outside dimension
13-3/8"
Minimum width: Legal
outside dimension
16-3/8"
Minimum height 9-7/8"
file bar extends 3/8" above the drawer