Different Way to Attach 80/20 (Esp. #2012's) Together

Here’s a different way to attach 80/20 channel by taking advantage of a 3/8" thread-forming screw to cut threads directly into the T-Slots. While this visually may not seem to result in a strong corner joint, we found it to be incredibly strong and resilient! Also, this method is very easy to machine (only two clearance holes needed in the parent material).

20180930 Bolt 2x 80-20 #2012s Together 1.pdf (518.6 KB)