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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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ErectAStep Custom Access Platform

PerfectAStep Platform

Unistrut Midwest is a proud Master Stocking Distributor of ErectAStep Modular Access Platforms.  The ErectAStep system is an innovative approach to stairs and platforms that utilizes standard components to build crossover stairs, access platforms, and walkways.   The ErectAStep system uses standardized components that can be inventoried to serve most applications using the same basic components…

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Unistrut Roofwalk for Plant Expansion

24" Unistrut Walkway

Unistrut Midwest offers full turn-key solutions for any rooftop walkway, access platform, or crossover stairs.   In today’s Strut News, we will look at a Unistrut Roofwalk Installation for a major Tier One automotive supplier. Unistrut was contacted by the client to look at providing a walkway from an existing roof hatch to service air handling…

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Unistrut Pre-Fabricated Pipe Support Rack

Pipe Supports

Mechanical Contractors need to provide support systems for their piping, duct, and other services throughout their projects.  The contractor is given the responsibility to design, engineer, fabricate, and install these support systems on each project.   This process can be time consuming and very expensive, however Unistrut Midwest is here to assist you with all your…

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Unistrut Induction Unit Frame Enclosures

Unistrut Induction Unit

Unistrut Slotted Channel Framing is a versatile product on any project and can be used in a countless number of ways.  Here at Unistrut Midwest, we take pride in the unique ways in which we have used Unistrut to provide contractors support solutions on their projects.  Today we will look at a unique application for…

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Yellowgate Adjustable Industrial Safety Swing Gate

Adjustable YellowGate

Fall Protection is a major concern at most manufacturing facilities and plants.  One major focus of many safety managers is to add fall protection at all ladders, stairs, and openings or remove out dated chains at ladders, guardrails, or steps to a passive solution to prevent falls.  Unistrut Midwest’s recommends the YellowGate Industrial Safety Gate…

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Unistrut Access Platform for Truck Weigh Station

Unistrut Access Platform

Unistrut Midwest offer many different solutions for Access Platform for a variety of different applications.  Whether you need to service a CNC Machine or change the fan filters on a mechanical unit, Unistrut Midwest can design an access platform to match you needs.  A recent example of a custom application we were able to help…

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Polyester or Vinylester: Which Fiberglass Unistrut is right for your project?

Fiberglass Strut and Fitting

Fiberglass Unistrut is available in both polyester and vinylester resins, so how do you determine which resin is ideal for your project.  In order to design a Unistrut Fiberglass system for your application, we would consider the following factors:  Chemical Resistance, Temperature Ranges, and Loading.   Chemical Resistance Both Polyester and Vinylester resins have their…

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Unistrut Drying Rack System for Shipping Containers

The Medical and Recreational Marijuana legalization across the United States has created many opportunities in construction.  The industry is often looking at fast paced construction projects in order to get products to market as fast as possible.  Unistrut is here to help come up with solutions to expedite your construction schedule and get the facility…

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