Fractional 80/20 Nut adapter

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Fractional 80/20 Nut adapter by AKAMEDIASYSTEM Mar 13, 2013
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This piece adapts ordinary 8-32 nuts to the 80/20 aluminum extrusion system. Sketchup file is included for altering length and number of nuts.


As much as it pains me to use Imperial units, this is designed for "10 series" fractional 80/20...

The nuts' centers are 2.75 inches apart, but that's easy to change in Sketchup...

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How well does this work? I'd be worried that the screw would pull the nut out of the print. Maybe a far-side counterbore or a tapered hex would eliminate that...

it works fine - I'm not sure what pulling out you're referring to, as the size of the nut is large enough to prevent it from going through the profile's lip.
The function of the adapter is to hold the nut in place while you tighten it.