T-Slot Aluminum Extrusion Articles
There are numerous informational articles throughout the site that answer various questions regarding aluminum extrusions, technical specifications, sizing, uses, advantages, and disadvantages, etc… Please see below for a basic article directory.
WHAT IS T-SLOT ALUMINUM FRAMING?
The T-slot aluminum extrusion framework is a fairly simple concept of framing utilizing a “T” shaped groove or channel allowing you to attach extruded aluminum profiles together in a modular way without the need for welding. Read More
T-SLOT ALUMINUM TECHNICAL DATA
A t-slot specifications page that discusses specs such as, t-slot sizes, radius, anodizing, etc… Read More
T-SLOT FRAMEWORK DEFLECTION CALCULATIONS
When determining how strong your structure needs to be for a heavy-duty weight-bearing t-slot framework, it is often necessary to use deflection calculations. Read More
ALUMINUM EXTRUSION DESIGNATIONS
To understand the various strengths of aluminum, it is important to understand what aluminum alloy is and the various designations commonly used. Read More
WHAT IS AN ALUMINUM EXTRUSION?
T-slotted aluminum extrusion, as its name implies, is aluminum that is extruded from a die in the shape of the letter T. This type of channeled aluminum is modular and allows for easy connection and combination with other pieces of aluminum without welding or clamping. Read More
T-SLOTTED ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS & FASTENERS
With its modular capabilities, t-slot aluminum framing has multiple mounting possibilities and accessories. There are numerous fasteners that can be used with t-slotted aluminum to best fit the component needing to be mounted. Read More
BUILDING WITH ALUMINUM T-SLOT
Designing and building with aluminum t-slot extrusions will produce an end result that is rigid and reliable. It’s well known that t-slot aluminum can be put together fast, and is often referred to as the industrial erector set. Read More
T-SLOT ALUMINUM: FASTENERS
When designing and constructing with aluminum t-slot extrusions, you’ll find there is a variety of accessories to assist in assembly. Below we will discuss each one with an emphasis on the tslot fastener and its importance in customizing your project. Read More
T-SLOT ALUMINUM: PERIMETER GUARDING
Within the industrial setting, keeping employees and equipment safe is very important for a company. However, more often than not, safety precautions are neglected until an incident occurs. Read More
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ANSI & OSHA
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are two organizations that play an important role in ensuring workplace safety. While both organizations share the goal of improving workplace safety, they have different functions and responsibilities. In this article, we will explore the differences between ANSI and OSHA and their respective roles in promoting workplace safety. Read More
INDUSTRIAL T-SLOT STAIRS & CROSSOVERS
Parco, Inc. has been building OSHA-approved t-slot aluminum equipment for over 30 years. Industrial t-slot stairs and crossovers are essential safety components in many workplaces, providing safe access to elevated areas, such as mezzanines, platforms, and machinery. Read More