What are the recommended nuts for the t-slot of the QCW frames?

I’m sorry if this question has been asked before, but I couldn’t find the answer through the search button. I’m also a new user and first time writing in this forum.

What nuts will fit the QCW frame so that we can clamp things to it? Any links to them will be appreciated.

Thank yo very much for your help,

Hey Pedro,

Thank you, Aiph5u :+1:

I don’t have the QCW frame but I assume the T-slot is a standard size. I bought a pack of 50 from ebay. I think it was about $15. I can find the seller if interested.

Thank you, Alex. That is a great idea.

I have no connection to this company, I just bought a lifetime supply of T-track nuts from them.

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This is wonderful. Thank you.

Standard T-track bolts do not fit the T-track slot on the QCW frame. I have a lot of T-track bolts now that I can not use.

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Thank you, CB. Interestingly Onefinity recommendation is for McMaster-Carr, but they only ship to businesses in Canada. It would be nice if they provided a Canadian distributor of the T-nuts. I’ll be probably be using what Dr-Al suggested above.

If needed I can measure the T nuts I got from that link I posted earlier so you can verify they will work. They are a Chinese clone of the standard 8020 nut. They look identical to the ones McMaster sells. I can’t speak for them but the seller is located right on the Canadian border so they could mail them from Canada. Most people I know who live that closely to the border cross it all the time (at least before COVID).

Does anyone know of any existing T-track hold down clamps that work with the QWC? Not sure why they would use a non standard size track that doesn’t work with all the popular clamps…

Something like this would be great if it fit. https://www.amazon.com/Width-Woodworking-Clamps-High-Strength-6063-Fine-Sandblast/dp/B087YWD57S/ref=asc_df_B087YWD57S/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=459657803259&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=3955454501399932960&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9028770&hvtargid=pla-942538502620&th=1

Thank you Dr-Al. Perhaps if you just could confirm that they match the dimensions in the drawing that Aiph5u posted.

These ones would be nice if they worked wih the QCW track:

But I don’t know if they do. Maybe it is time to pay them a visit.

I use the Shop Fox clamps. The bolt that goes through the cam is 1/4-20 so it screws right into the T nuts. The key is making the bolts the right length. Too short and it’s not going to catch the nut, too long and it’ll bottom out in the bottom of the track.

The T-nuts are .445" and .15" so slightly larger than what McMaster sells. But the difference really is so little I doubt it matters. I’m using standard T-track and they work just fine but they fit a little loose.

I have these and they do not fit the QCW.

Thanks Charlie, good to know.

This worked for me:

I know that is a bolt and not and nut, but it did the job for me.

Thank you.

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