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Category:  Unistrut Walkway Solutions

Unistrut Grease Trap Access Platform

Grease Trap Access Platform

A large commercial property developer contacted Unistrut Midwest for assistance on a new development in Atlanta, GA.  The developer had a new restaurant client moving into the property.  The restaurant would need two grease trap units installed in the parking garage outside of their kitchen.  The grease traps require access on top of a 54″…

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Unistrut Work Platform and Ramps

Unistrut Work Platform

Unistrut Midwest offers custom designed platforms to meet specific customer requirements.  The Unistrut Access platforms are made from stock materials that can be customized to match the project requirements.  In today’s post, we will look at a custom designed work platform Unistrut designed for a building material manufacturer in Ohio. Our customer was looking for…

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Seismic Rated Access Platform

Seismic Rated Walkway

Unistrut Midwest specializes in providing walkways and access platform solutions for almost any application.  We get many requests for unique platform solutions and the Unistrut system can be customized to meet the project requirements.  One common design request Unistrut gets would be for platforms that are rated for seismic zones. Seismic Zones create unique challenges…

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Unistrut Catwalk for Sloped Ceiling

Unistrut Catwalk for Sloped Ceiling

Unistrut Midwest specializes in unique applications and adapting our standard solutions to match unique site conditions.   One such example of Unistrut Midwest’s ability to create custom solutions for customers needs can be found on a small catwalk project on a mixed use development in Montana.   Unistrut Midwest was contracted to design, furnish, and install catwalk…

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Mechanical Unistrut Access Platforms

Pre-Fab Platform

Rooftop Heating and Air Conditioning units need service and maintenance work throughout the year.  A common issue many owners and design professionals encounter is access to the mechanical equipment is elevated above the roof.  Safe Access must be provided to the access doors, valves, fan coils, or belts for proper maintenance or service of these…

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Replacing Wood Catwalks with Steel

Steel Modular Catwalks

Many older buildings utilized wood framed catwalk systems for access to attics or utility spaces.  The wood catwalks were a generally accepted system for many years for maintenance catwalks.  The updated building codes in most municipalities no longer permit the flammable building materials to be used for these maintenance catwalks.  Unistrut Midwest offers steel catwalk…

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Unistrut Access Platform for Packaging

Access Platform

Unistrut Access Platforms are able to be custom designed to match any application or project requirements.  Unistrut Midwest recently designed an access platform for an automotive component supplier in South Carolina.  The Unistrut Access Platform was an ideal, cost effective solution to a packaging problem the manufacturer had.  We will discuss the project in details…

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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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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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