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Felt Glides

Variations Of Felt Glides

Nail On Felt Glides
Our Nail on furniture glides with felt are a commonly used glide solution to prevent the marking of floors, the felt base prevents the exposed plastic from touching the floor to prevent movement markings. Nail on glides are commonly used within the furniture manufacturing industry where they are nailed onto the bottom of furniture so that it can easily be glided round a warehouse or store-room, preventing the need for any large vehicles or tools to pick up or move the furniture. These are a cost effective furniture glides solution to a ever-reoccurring problem in this industry. Often referred to as Nail Feet or even Nail Glides, these Felt versions are perfect for use with hard or often slippery surfaces, helping to reduce friction and to lessen grip which can help move an object across a surface.
Felt Glides For Tubes
These Tube Glides for chairs come with a standard flat base topped with felt, this helps to reduce friction across surfaces and can be easily fitted to tubular Chairs/Furniture. Coming with a ribbed shank section, these fit securely and without the need for additional fasteners, fixings or adhesives. Unlike our other products, these Tubular Insert Glides can be installed onto almost any appliance, making them a popular choice over their nail on, or screw in counter-parts. In their more broad sense and categorically, these are referred to as Felt Chair Glides. Hence their main usage being with a tubular base chair leg, where they would be inserted to act as a foot type fitting.
Tilting Felt Glides For Tubes
These Insert Glides for tubes come with tilting bases from standard, this allows you to adapt and adjust the base to suit your particular chair/furniture leg angle. Failing that, the base can also be adjusted to suit the specific flooring that it is being placed on, preventing any issues with stability. As Tube Glides, these work well towards reducing friction and stopping floors from becoming damaged or scratched. With a premium felt base, these are truly efficient and effective components that come in at reduced price thanks to their effective manufacturing. Again, in a broader sense than their main category these can be known as Felt Chair Glides. Being a wider take on its specific term, these can vary in how people understand them, from ball base foot to a felt base insert.

Our selection of Felt Chair Glides are perfectly suited for use with hard floors. They are manufactured to industry standard requirements for long term usage. These Glides work to reduce friction by using a soft layer of felt to lessen the impact experienced when an object is moved across a surface. They are designed to prevent excess noise or damage.

Felt Glides are available in many different variants and installation types. They range from inserts which fit inside tubular furniture to nail on versions, which are a simple tap to fit for all kinds of wooden applications. Each version that we offer inside this range has been tried and tested to rigorous standards, ensuring their performance with many different kinds of furniture, chairs, and appliances.

Felt Glides For Chairs & Furniture come in a number of sizes and variations as seen above. They are produced to fit all industry standard sizes with ease. Along with the options displayed above, we also have many other options available for both softer and harder floors where felt may not perform to your expectations.

To Get The Best Fitment, We Recommend Choosing A Glide With A Diameter Close To Your Leg Or Foot Diameter.

Why Choose Felt Glides?Quick guide to Surface Glides

  • Best in class for reducing the friction experienced when moving furniture
  • Widely known material for its anti-marking properties
  • Available in a huge number of styles / sizes
  • Free samples available 

We have a selection of glides to match all flooring types, hard or soft.

Typical Applications Of Felt Glides:
  • To help move chairs or furniture across a surface
  • To prevent surface damage from heavy furniture or chairs
Need a custom style of these Felt Chair Glides? Give us a call on 01233 713 581

What Delivery Services are available?
We offer free 3-5 Day Delivery for orders over £15, £4.85 2nd Class Services for orders below £10 and £2.85 for orders £10-15. We also offer Next Day Delivery for £12.50 along with Guaranteed AM Delivery if required, collection can be arranged free of charge from our warehouse. For international shipping prices please use the shipping calculator on the cart page, once a product is inside your cart.

Can I get a Free Sample?
Free Samples can be requested through our product pages, displayed in the sizing table beside the product you require. Please note you can always give us a call on 01233 713 581 or contact us over Live Chat to discuss samples.

Do I need to Sign Up for an account?
You do not need to sign up to place an order, but it is recommended if you'd like to gain loyalty points, giving discount off future orders. To learn more about loyalty points, please see our Rewards Scheme page.

I am not sure what parts I need?
If you're unsure of what part you need then please do not hesitate to give one of our friendly Sales Team a call on 01233 713 581 and they can assist you. Alternatively, we're regularly active on the Live Chat and are always open for questions. 

Do you offer Returns on Products?
We offer a return period on all of our products to give you peace of mind, to view our policies and learn more about this process should it be required, please see our Returns Policy page.

Can you supply different colours of this product?
In most cases we have the facilities to offer you different colours of a product, specific to your requirements. Minimum order quantities may apply depending on the manufacturing technique in question, but please get in touch with any queries you may have.

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