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For the most up to date information on 80/20 products visit 8020.net / 933 Index INDEX Glossary Rigid Caster ................................................A wheel mounted in such a fashion that it does not allow steering of the frame when in motion. Roller Wheel ...............................................A wheel, keyed to t the 80/20 prole T-slot, allowing prole frames to be used as rails. Rust ............................................................Oxidation commonly associated with steel products. SS ...............................................................Stainless Steel. SHCS..........................................................Socket Head Cap Screw. Single Flange..............................................A material with one projection used for attachment to other surfaces. Slotted Corner Bracket ...............................A pre-machined angle used for attaching two proles at right angles, having round holes on one face, and slots on the opposite face allowing for adjustment. Stanchion....................................................A block used for mounting round tubes to a T-slotted frame, adding a fourth or fth axis of mobility. Styrene .......................................................Liquid hydrocarbon obtained from ethyl benzene that serves as the raw material for many plastics. (High impact styrene gives 80/20 's end caps their strength and attractive appearance.) Swivel Caster..............................................A steerable wheel that allows mobility of prole frames. Tap ..............................................................To machine a female screw thread to draw on. Tee Joining Plate ........................................A pre-drilled at plate used to connect proles that intersect at right angles. TFE .............................................................Teon Flourocarbon Resin: Abrasion-resistant material used especially for higher temperature applications. Threaded Stem Swivel Caster ....................A steerable wheel mounted to a frame by means of a threaded rod. T-Nut ...........................................................A special threaded at screw nut designed to t into the T-slot of 80/20 proles. Transition Bracket .......................................A pre-drilled angle bracket designed to join a 10 Series prole to a 15 Series prole. Transition Strip ...........................................A pre-drilled at strip designed to join a 10 Series prole to a 15 Series prole. Triple T-Nut .................................................A T-nut with three threaded holes with centerlines that match those of joining plates, used to speed up assembly. T-Slot Cover................................................A colored, plastic cover that snaps into the prole T-slot. T-Slot Designation Chart ............................A diagram to assist in locating machining service points for 80/20 T-slotted proles. T-Slot Stud ..................................................A threaded bolt designed so that the bolt head ts into the T-slot of a prole, leaving the threaded end protruding. T-Slotted .....................................................An opening extruded into, or machined out of, a solid surface in the shape of a T, designed to capture or hold in place fasteners that can be located anywhere along the surface of the material. Typ. .............................................................Typical. USDA ..........................................................United States Department of Agriculture. UHMW ........................................................Ultra High Molecular Weight UHMW-PE ..................................................Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene: excellent abrasion-resistant material used for bearing pads, etc. Uni Nub.......................................................Universal Nub: A connecting block that allows attached proles to swing 180 degrees parallel to or perpendicular to the attached T-slot. Universal Pivot............................................A connecting block assembly that allows attached proles to swing 180 degrees parallel to or perpendicular to the attached T-slot. Universal Pivot Nub ....................................A connecting block that allows attached proles to swing 180 degrees parallel to or perpendicular to the attached T-slot. UPS ............................................................United Parcel Service: A package delivery service company. White Board ................................................A white drawing surface that requires only a dry eraser or cloth to remove writing or drawing from it. Wire Duct ....................................................A one piece, exible molded nylon duct for containing wires and tubes. Open slots allow for lead offs; pieces snap together end to end for continuous travel. Zinc Plating .................................................A bright silver or black corrosion-resistant coating used on some metal products.

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