Tambour door track systems

Mechanisms and rail systems

With our tambour door systems you can choose between rear or side-wall (spiral) track systems for horizontal cupboards. And when it comes to vertical models, you can take your pick from seven different mechanisms.

Track systems

Whether it’s front-mounted, milled or surface-mounted, choosing the right rail system can make all the difference. With REHAU, you’re bound to find the right one for you.

CLASSIC Rail system

CLASSIC rail system

  • Classic rail system
  • Recessed running track

FLEX Rail system

FLEX rail system

  • Freedom when designing the cabinet thanks to new design options
  • Flexible, recessed running track
  • Any external radii in a positive running direction
  • Minimum internal radius Ri = 35.5 mm
  • Possible to model a lateral (spiral) retainer bearing Ri = 35.5 mm in mind
  • Running track can be manually cold bent

TOP rail system

TOP running track

  • Easy to install
  • No milling, just cut to length, screw down, done!
  • Suitable for retrofitting
  • No visible transition between the track/spiral/90° corner – for a high-quality, seamless look
  • Aluminium tracks

TOP rail system

TOP BASIC rail system

  • Easy to install
  • No milling, just cut to length, screw down, done!
  • Can also be subsequently installed
  • Rail system in solid colours

FRAME rail system

FRAME rail system

  • Impressive frame-look design
  • Easy to install
  • No milling, just cut to length, screw down, done!
  • Standard front design for horizontal and vertical cabinets
  • Protruding rail system (19 mm) appears flush to standard revolving doors
  • Aluminium running track

 frame4 rail system

frame4 rail system

The frame4 rail system creates a harmonious design with the RAUVOLET metallic-line tambour doors. Just 4 mm wide, it frames the mat in a refined metal finish, so that a plain surface becomes an even more prominent element that enhances it visually. The rail system is available in refined aluminium or stainless steel finishes.



For vertical cupboards, a reliable, well-designed running mechanism makes all the difference, offering for maximum safety and ease of use. REHAU can supply a complete kit for quick, efficient installation.

Vertical brake

Vertical brake

  • Dual function as a slam rail glide especially for small cabinets
  • Slows down the movement of the tambour door when opening and closing
  • Braking effect can be applied for both sides and individually

Caddy brake

Caddy brake

  • Use in wooden cabinets with recessed or surface-mounted running tracks and spirals
  • Patented brake module can be directly installed (no counterbalancing)
  • Easy assembly with minimal preparation
  • Opening direction from top to bottom
  • Adjustable from outside in a finished cabinet
  • One brake per cabinet is sufficient. If necessary, a second brake can be fitted opposite (on request)
  • A lock must be fitted

C6 vertical balancing mechanism

C6 vertical balancing mechanism

  • Use in wooden cabinets with recessed or surface-mounted running tracks and running along the rear wall
  • Active counterbalancing for opening from bottom to top
  • A simple solution that takes up minimal space in the cabinet

C8 counterbalance mechanism

C8 Vertical counterbalance mechanism

  • Suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Active counterbalancing of the tambour door in almost any opening position
  • Minimum space required as it is fitted to the rear of the cabinet
  • Can be subsequently fitted to completed cabinets from the outside

C3 installation kit - C3 roller mechanism

C3 installation kit - C3 roller mechanism

  • Convenient running properties
  • Optimum counterbalancing of the tambour door with high-quality spring shaft mechanism
  • Minimum space required for all cabinet heights due to the guide roller and bale winding principle
  • Up to maximum 6 files high
  • Increased width flexibility from 350 to 1184 mm internal carcass width with extension

C-box cassette system - C3 coiled and spiral

C-box cassette system - C3 coiled and spiral

  • A spiral track or roller mechanism (coiled C3) is used, depending on the application and tambour door system
  • Complete pre-assembled system
  • Self-explanatory assembly and fool-proof installation
  • Simply screw module and accessories together in the carcass
  • C-box with roller mechanism (coiled C3) available as ready-to-install standard set or can be designed made-to-measure from the tambour door configurator
  • C-box with spiral track available as ready-to-install standard set only
  • Rail system required for coiled C3 and spiral tracks


Tambour door configurator

The RAUVOLET Configurator allows you to design customised tambour door systems.

Configure tambour doors


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