Connecting Components

Connecting components are typically used to join wood or two pieces of furniture together. From shelf and table assembly to the construction of sheds, they help to keep the wood strong and the project dependable. If you're using a drill to make a hole, you're likely to need a connecting component. 


Types of connecting components  

Connecting components include T-nuts and T-bolts, joint and angle brackets and corner cubes. 

  • T-nuts and T-bolts are used to fasten components to profiles. T-nuts are threaded steel inserts with prongs that insert claws into wood when they are tightened, and often work when wood screws fail. After a T-nut is installed, the T-bolt is used to join the parts together. 
  • Joint and angle brackets and corner cubes can be used to make a strong connection at an angle of 90°. 

Connecting components are commonly made from steel, iron and aluminum for superior strength and a heavier torque.


Benefits of connecting components

Connecting components are not only strong, but easy to use and take apart, too – great if you need to disassemble your project later. 


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Description Price Structural Element Type Connector Type Fits Groove Size Thread Size Length Fits Strut Profile Fits Tube Diameter Fits Square Tube Profile Fits Round Tube Size Product Family Material Product System Series
RS Stock No. 335-909
BrandRS PRO
$27.26
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Round Tube Wall Bracket - - - 42 mm 42.4mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron DDA -
RS Stock No. 286-3443
BrandRS PRO
$18.24
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Round Tube 3-Way Connector - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 116 -
RS Stock No. 286-3392
BrandRS PRO
$17.54
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Round Tube 3-Way Connector - - - Type 1 33.7mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 128 -
RS Stock No. 621-691
BrandRS PRO
$64.67
1 Box of 4
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Square Tube 2-Way Connector - - - 25 mm - 25mm - RS Square Tube System Polymer Versatile Construction System -
RS Stock No. 286-3421
BrandRS PRO
$12.51
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Round Tube 3-Way Connector - - - Type 1 33.7mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 116 -
RS Stock No. 286-3415
BrandRS PRO
$18.34
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Round Tube 3-Way Connector - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 128 -
RS Stock No. 286-3471
BrandRS PRO
$21.46
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Round Tube T-Connector - - 134mm Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 104 -
RS Stock No. 621-742
BrandRS PRO
$111.43
1 Box of 4
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Square Tube 5-Way Connector - - - 25 mm - 25mm - RS Square Tube System Polymer, Steel - -
RS Stock No. 286-3538
BrandRS PRO
$24.70
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Round Tube Single Swivel Combination - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 173 -
RS Stock No. 786-6037
BrandRS PRO
$46.43
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Round Tube, Square Tube Adjustable Cross Clamp - - - - 10mm 8mm - Elesa Connecting Clamps Aluminium MSM -
RS Stock No. 786-6052
BrandRS PRO
$37.12
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Round Tube, Square Tube Base Clamp - - - - 12mm 10mm - Elesa Connecting Clamps Aluminium MSM -
RS Stock No. 286-3572
BrandRS PRO
$41.91
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Round Tube Double Swivel Combination - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 167 -
RS Stock No. 621-758
BrandRS PRO
$61.03
1 Box of 2
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Square Tube 6-Way Connector - - - 25 mm - 25mm - RS Square Tube System Polymer, Steel - -
RS Stock No. 286-3702
BrandRS PRO
$20.01
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Round Tube Handrail Bracket - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 143 -
RS Stock No. 415-6028
BrandRS PRO
$20.51
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Round Tube T-Connector - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 129 -
RS Stock No. 415-6337
BrandRS PRO
$15.29
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Round Tube 90° Connector - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 161 -
RS Stock No. 786-6166
BrandRS PRO
$46.25
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Round Tube, Square Tube Base Clamp - - - - 20mm 16mm - Elesa Connecting Clamps Aluminium MSM -
RS Stock No. 415-6258
BrandRS PRO
$21.90
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Round Tube 11° Connector - - - Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 153 -
RS Stock No. 286-3364
BrandRS PRO
$15.95
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Round Tube Joint - - 100mm Type 3 48.3mm - - RS Handrail System Cast Iron 149 -
RS Stock No. 180-9126
BrandRS PRO
$24.33
1 Bag of 10
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Fixing & Connection Element T-Slot Nut 6mm M5 16mm 30 mm - - - RS Structural System Zinc Plated Steel 30 -
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