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Category:  Unistrut Unique Applications

Unistrut Technology Wall

Unistrut Wall

Unistrut Midwest is proud to feature unique projects that our team designs and installs across the country.  Each month we will look at a new project to show innovative ways the construction community is using Unistrut Metal Framing across the country.  This months feature project was a Unistrut Wall Support System for a Technology Lab…

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Wood Ceiling Support Structures

Unistrut Wood Ceiling

Decorative Ceilings are an interesting design element utilized in many new construction and renovation projects.  Many new ceiling types have been introduced to the market in the past few years ranging from faux wood ceiling to fabric baffles.  The new decorative ceilings are being used as design elements in lieu of the standard acoustic ceiling…

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Unistrut Handrail Systems

ADA Ramp Handrail

Unistrut channel and fittings offer designers an adult version of an Erector Set.  The combinations of channel and fittings make almost any application possible.  Today we will look at a new application for Unistrut Handrail for Ramps. A photo studio in Ohio was converting a former warehouse into a new photo studio.  A large part…

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Hotel Rooftop Solutions

Hotel Rooftop Supports

Unistrut Midwest’s project spotlight this week will focus on the hotel construction industry.  Hotels are designed to utilize as much space as possible for rooms or shared common areas.  The need to maximize usable space often results in the mechanical equipment being put into the basement, garages, or on the roof.  A recent project in…

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Unistrut Ceiling Grids as Design Elements

Red Unistrut Grid

Interior Design has put more focus on ceiling elements over the past few years.  Offices, labs, or classrooms were typically specified with standard 2’x2′ or 2’x4′ Acoustic Ceiling Tile with minimal options beyond what size grid pattern would they like.   However with the new open floor concepts, more focus has shifted to the ceiling as…

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Tenant Storage Lockers

Qwik Fence Storage Locker

Urban Apartment and Condo developers can utilize Folding Guard Qwik Fence Partitions systems to build tenant storage lockers in their parking garage or basement spaces.  Apartments and condo’s are becoming increasingly popular in the revitalization of urban cores across the US.  A major drawback to apartment living is the lack of storage space in the…

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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 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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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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