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T Slot Aluminium Extrusions and Accessories for the Film Industry.

Alusic T Slot Aluminium extrusions can be used to make a diverse range of equipment for the film industry. From props and camera support equipment to sound and electrical gear. You will be hard pressed to find a more versatile and practical solution.

    

We Can design and manufacture the equipment you need to keep your project running smoothly.

  We supply  Alusic Aluminium T Slot Extruded profiles and accessories. These parts can be used to manufacture a huge variety of equipment. Using 3D CAD modelling software we can carefully analyse your design requirements before fabrication begins . 

Suitable for 

  • Trolleys and carts for electrical,sound,lighting and other crew 
  • Robotics
  • linear systems
  • Lighting displays
  • Movie sets and props 
  • Camera mounting equipment
  • Display units
  • Screens such as green screens and photography booths
  • Point of sale structures
  • Machine frames
  • Safety guards and fencing
  • Industrial work stations
  • Workbenches 
  • Clean rooms 
  • Conveyors 
  • Cabinets 

Regardless of what you are trying to build Alusic T Slot Aluminium profiles and accessories will save you time and money  

How can we help you?

 Consulting and design

You can find a wealth of resources here to help you get started.

If you cant find what you are looking for here then contact us for further information. 

Do You do your own design work? All the CAD files you need are available on request.

If you don”t have the time to do your own design work then we can design the project for you. 

T Slot Aluminium Profile

 Aluminium extrusions and Accessories 

Because we keep an  extensive stock of  T Slot Aluminium profiles and accessories we are able to solve a multitude of challenges. With more than 60 different profiles ranging from 20 mm to 140 mm wide the options are huge.
The range of accessories we carry covers everything from

  • T-Nuts and Bolts (designed for profile).
  • Clamping Angles and Connectors.
  • Caps and Cover Strip.
  • Feet, Anchor Brackets and Castor Wheels.
  • Hinges and Panel Brackets.
  • Door Locks, Catches and Counter Balances.
  • Conveyor components.
  • linear guide components.

We also manufacture custom made parts as required. 

You can see our full range at our  Online store  or you can download a copy of our catalogue   

 

Manufacturing 

You can focus on your core business while we take care of your project. With experienced staff and a well equipped manufacturing facility we have the capacity to manufacture just about anything.


We design and manufacture unique equipment perfectly suited to your individual requirements.

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T Slot Aluminium Frames for your next project

Are you looking for a better way to build just about anything you can think of?

Alusic T Slot Aluminium profile extrusion frame

    When you create something new you usually need to start with some sort of framework. The more convenient it is to adapt your  frame the easier it will be make modifications at a later stage  . T Slot Aluminium  extrusions and accessories are exceptional  for constructing framework for a multitude of different applications.   Before you start building your next project take a close look at the Alusic framing system  and you will be impressed when you realise how user friendly this system is.    

Imagine what you could build with this system?

T Slot Extruded Aluminium Profile

We supply a large range of T Slot Aluminium Profiles and accessories and all the material you need for your project .We can cut and prepare the material for you so that you can assemble it on site yourself or we can manufacture the entire project and assemble and commission it for you on site.    

Regardless of what you are trying to build Alusic T Slot Aluminium profiles and accessories will save you time and money  

We can help you each step of the way.

 Consulting and design

Ask us how we can help you find out everything you need to know about using T Slot Aluminium extrusions and accessories so that you can get started. Alternatively you can get us to design the project for you.
Because we can supply all the CAD models you need you can easily design your own project. 

T Slot Aluminium Profile

 Parts and Accessories 

We Carry an extensive range of accessories including Caps and covers,connectors,linear actuators and guides and supports and hinges to help you solve a variety of challenges. 

Our range of aluminium profile ranges from 20 to 140 mm wide and we have over 60 different profiles available so they are suitable for a large range of different uses.  

You can see our full range at our  Online store  or you can download a copy of our catalogue   

Accessories for extruded T slot Aluminium Profile
084 301 002 Alusic screw M8 x 16
Clamping angle connectors
Articulated joint Alusic T Slot Aluminium Profile

 

Manufacturing 

We can turn your imagination into reality and manufacture  what you need for you so that you can get on with your core business while we take care of your project.

T Slot profile machine
Custom made workbench
Aluminium profile workstations T Slot

Suitable for 

  • Display units
  • Point of sale structures
  • Machine frames
  • Safety guards and fencing
  • Industrial work stations
  • Workbenches 
  • Clean rooms  
  • Cabinets 
  • Trolleys
  • Robotics
  • linear systems
  • Conveyors 
  • Lighting displays
  • Movie sets and props 
  • Camera mounting equipment

T-Slot extruded aluminium profile joints – sliding clamp

Profile Joints – Part 6

Sliding clamp

In this, our sixth in a series of posts on aluminium profile joints, we talk about a sliding clamp. Although not strictly an Alusic product or a joint type, it is something we developed to use with the Alusic range of extruded aluminium profiles.

Imagine that you have machine frame constructed using aluminium extrusion, and you need a stop for some part of the machine’s function. Now imagine that you need to move that stop on a semi regular basis (eg: a number of times a day). It would be nice to be able to just grab a handle, release the stop, slide it to a new position, and clamp the stop in place. No need to go looking for a spanner or a hex key to undo clamping bolts, etc. etc..

Well, we have just the thing. At least we think we do. You’re free to decide for yourself.

sliding clamp

Sliding clamp

The concept works with any t-slot extruded aluminium profile. In this example we are using an M8x45* lobed knob (1077.36), an M8x25 rectangular nut (084.302.011), a length of 3 slot 40×40 extruded profile (084.102.005), and a piece of 50x50x5 square hollow section.

The crux of the concept though, is the lobed knob and the rectangular nut in the t-slot.  The rectangular nut readily slides in the t-slot of the profile until the knob thread is tightened. Even hand tightening the knob provides enough grip to very effectively clamp the slider in place.

sliding clamp

Lobed knob and rectangular nut

 

sliding clamp

Sliding clamp assembly

 

Slider options

The slider component need not be a hollow section like we’ve used in this example. The hollow section is ideal if your application calls for something like a telescoping arm or leg.  The slider could just as easily be a piece of angle as shown below.

 

sliding clamp

Optional use of angle as slider

 

One example of an ideal use case for a sliding clamp is as a movable stop on our Portable Saw Bench.  If you already have a saw bench, retro-fitting a sliding stop could be as simple as bolting a length of t-slot profile to your bench.  For example, 18.5×32 (084.101.003) has a single 8mm slot perfect for a rectangular nut.

 

 

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