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January 22, 2013 AT 4:30 pm

NEW PRODUCTS! 20mm x 20mm Extruded Aluminum and Accessories

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NEW PRODUCT – Slotted Aluminum Extrusion – 20mm x 20mm – 610mm long – Oh boy, now you have no excuse for not building that robot! Nothing is easier or faster than building with extrusion and we’ve added 20mm square aluminum extrusion and components to our catalog. This product is the extrusion itself. Made of aluminum, its exactly 20x20mm square and has slots on all four sides. You can use T-nuts that slide into the slots to connect plates, couplers, PCBs, cut-outs, etc. Its sort of like a big-sized Erector set.

We like the 20mm for being just large enough for sturdy DIY projects and robots, but not too clunky and heavy. Each piece here is 610mm long (2 feet), and is easily cut down with a hacksaw or bandsaw. Grab some T-nuts, screws and plates to build a frame, then finish off with end-caps.

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NEW PRODUCT – Aluminum Extrusion End Cap (for 20×20) – pack of 10 – Finish your project in style with these snap-on caps. Made of a soft plastic, they’ll make your project look more professional. Comes in a pack of 10 and fits onto the ends of our 20×20 aluminum extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – Plastic Hinge for 20×20 Aluminum Extrusion – Get swinging with this handy plastic hinge, attach it to your 20mm extrusion and you can have parts that swing open 180 degrees. Using our button screws, the bumpy heads make it close around ~170 degrees, you can substitute countersink screws if you want a full 180.

You’ll also want to get some 10mm long screws to attach it!

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NEW PRODUCT – Aluminum Extrusion Slim T-Nut for 20×20 – M4 Thread – pack of 50 – An essential for working with slotted aluminum extrusion, these slim metal nuts slide into the side-slot of the extrusion. The slightly oval shape means that as they screwed-into the nut jams against the slot.

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This product comes as a bag of 50 slim T-nuts, with M4 threads. If you don’t need to be able to insert them from the side, check out our “oval” T-nuts that be dropped into the slot from the end. Works with any of our M4 screws.

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NEW PRODUCT – Aluminum Extrusion Oval T-Nut for 20×20 – M4 Thread – pack of 50 – An essential for working with slotted aluminum extrusion, these slim metal nuts slide into the ends of the extrusion. The oval shape means that as they screwed-into the nut jams against the slot.

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This product comes as a bag of 50 T-nuts, with M4 threads. If you want to be a little more lux, check out our “slim” T-nuts that be dropped into the slot from the side rather than from the end. Works with any of our M4 screws.

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NEW PRODUCT – Button Hex Machine Screw – M4 thread – 10mm long – pack of 50 – Cute as a button, these button-head hex screws are what we suggest for putting together a project with our slotted extruded aluminum. Use a 2.5mm hex wrench to attach/detach. This length is good for attaching something about 4mm/0.15″ thick to 20×20 extrusion.

Comes in a pack of 50. M4-20 threads, 10mm threaded body.

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NEW PRODUCT – Button Hex Machine Screw – M4 thread – 8mm long – pack of 50 – Cute as a button, these button-head hex screws are what we suggest for putting together a project with our slotted extruded aluminum. Use a 2.5mm hex wrench to attach/detach. This length is good for attaching something about 2mm/0.08″ thick to 20×20 extrusion.

Comes in a pack of 50. M4-20 threads, 8mm threaded body.

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NEW PRODUCT – Coupling Plate – 2 Holes – 20×20 Aluminum Extrusion – Attach various pieces of 20mm slotted aluminum extrusion together with this 3-hole plate.

Measures 40mm long, 18mm wide, 4mm thick. 5.3m drill holes 20mm apart so you can use M4 or M5 screws. You’ll want to use 10mm long screws to attach this to 20mm extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – Coupling Plate – 3 Holes – 20×20 Aluminum Extrusion – Attach various pieces of 20mm slotted aluminum extrusion together with this 3-hole plate.

Measures 60mm long, 18mm wide, 4mm thick. 5.3m drill holes 20mm apart so you can use M4 or M5 screws. You’ll want to use 10mm long screws to attach this to 20mm extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – Cross-Plate for 2020 Aluminum Extrusion – Attach various pieces of 20mm slotted aluminum extrusion together with this 7-hole cross joining plate.

Measures 120mm long x 60mm wide, 4mm thick. 5.3m drill holes 20mm apart so you can use M4 or M5 screws. You’ll want to use 10mm long screws to attach this to 20mm extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – L-Plate for 2020 Aluminum Extrusion – Attach various pieces of 20mm slotted aluminum extrusion together with this 5-hole corner plate.

Measures 60mm long x 60mm wide, 4mm thick. 5.3m drill holes 20mm apart so you can use M4 or M5 screws. You’ll want to use 10mm long screws to attach this to 20mm extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – T-Plate for 2020 Aluminum Extrusion – Attach various pieces of 20mm slotted aluminum extrusion together with this 5-hole T-shaped plate.

Measures 60mm long x 60mm wide, 4mm thick. 5.3m drill holes 20mm apart so you can use M4 or M5 screws. You’ll want to use 10mm long screws to attach this to 20mm extrusion.

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NEW PRODUCT – Aluminum Extrusion Corner Brace Support (for 20×20) – Brace yourself! You’ll definitely want to pick up a couple of these corner brace supports when working on a project with 20×20 extrusion. They’re nice and solid, made of cast aluminum so they are stronger than extruded corner supports. Two holes, one in each corner allow you to easily connect two pieces at a 90 degree angle.

Comes as just one piece, you’ll also need T-nuts and 8mm long screws (10mm are too long!)


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1 Comment

  1. with two different sets of beams, will any of these be stable enough for building something like an 3d printer?

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