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Fiberglass Unistrut Profiles

Fiberlass Unistrut

Fiberglass Strut Profiles:  Aickinstrut or Unistrut?? Fiberglass Unistrut Channel System is a popular non-metallic, corrosion resistant alternative to steel Unistrut Metal Framing.  The Fiberglass channel sections are available in standard 1-5/8” sizes, however there are two profiles that need to be differentiated when ordering Fiberglass channel.  We will cover the two profiles and which products…

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P3246 Unistrut Heavy Duty Spot Anchors

Unistrut P3246

Unistrut is proud to be the original slotted channel manufacturer.  Along with being the original developers of Unistrut Framing Systems, Unistrut is still the industry leaders in new product development for the slotted channel market.  Today we will look at the new P3246 heavy duty concrete inserts. Unistrut’s latest concrete spot insert, the P3246 Series…

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Unistrut Ceiling Grids for Higher Education

Unistrut Black P1001 Grid

Unistrut Ceiling Grids are a versatile system in construction projects that can provide both functional support capabilities and aesthetic qualities.  Typically found in data centers, hospitals, retail spaces, or lab spaces Unistrut Ceiling Grids offer architects or general contractors a support system that can support any Electrical or Mechanical Services, Signage, Exhibits, or other ceiling…

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ErectAStep Rooftop Crossovers

ErectAStep Pre-Fabricated Metal Stairs and Access Platforms are the ideal product for rooftop access platforms, stairs, or crossover applications.  Unistrut Midwest is pleased to offer full turn key solutions for ErectAStep Systems including site visits, consultations, material supply, installation, and post-installation support.  Today we are going to look at a recent installation at a food…

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Unistrut Finish Options

Perma Green Unistrut

Unistrut Metal Framing is available in many finishes to meet various applications.  Unistrut Midwest has experts available to help you determine the best finish for your project, but if you prefer to do your own research, we will cover the features and benefits of each finish to help you make the right selection.   Pre-Galvanized…

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Unistrut Snorkel Supports

Unistrut Snorkel Support

Unistrut Slotted Channel Framing has been utilized by Universities in the laboratories for years to support casework, overhead service carriers, and shelving.  A new trend in the college laboratories is to provide overhead snorkel fume extractors.  The overhead snorkels allow the student to extract fumes directly at the lab station in lieu of going to…

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Mini Split Unistrut Support Stands

Mini Split Support

Unistrut Channel and Fittings can be utilized to construct more than just pipe or conduit supports, we can support the whole mini split or VRV unit with a single platform. Unistrut’s Mini Split Stands can be customized to the exact size of the mounting holes on the unit.  Unistrut can build both fixed height or…

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Unistrut Rooftop Duct Supports

Unistrut Duct Support

Unistrut Channel has been used by Electrical and Mechanical contractors to support conduit and duct for as long as slotted channel framing has existed.  A relatively new location that Unistrut is being used to support duct work is on the roof.  Rooftop applications are becoming more common as more equipment is moved from the ground…

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Unistrut Ramp and Landing

Unistrut Ramp

Unistrut Midwest specializes in Rooftop Crossovers and Access Platforms.  Typically these units utilize stairs or ladders to access the platform, but on the rare occasion our customers request ramps to access their platforms.  The Unistrut System can be modified to build a ramp but the process is a little more complex and expensive than our…

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Custom Packaging Options Available

Packaged Unistrut

Unistrut Channel and fittings are not the easiest products to handle when shipping via an LTL Carrier.  The Unistrut channel is typically 10′ or 20′ in length.  Each bundle can weigh up to 2,000 lbs.  This creates some unique obstacles when preparing shipments for trans-atlantic customers.  With over 50 years of shipping experience, Unistrut Midwest…

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