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Food Grade Strut for Sanitary Applications

TMS Sanitary Strut

Sanitary Food Processing projects present many unique challenges to electrical and mechanical contractors trying to mount conduits or pipe.  Sanitary applications require stainless steel to handle constant washing and cleaning of the supports.  The support channels cannot have the in turned lips that are found on typical Unistrut channels.  Threaded rods must have internal threads…

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Unistrut Surgical Boom Supports

Sikla Framo 80 Boom Support

Modern Surgical Suites are utilizing many ceiling hung devices to provide flexibility and support to the medical staff throughout surgeries.  The ceiling hung equipment can range from simple exam lights to anesthesia booms to dual arm surgical lights.   All of the ceiling hung medical equipment require support systems that are unseen but critically important for…

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Data Center Ceiling Grid Pre-Fabrication

Unistrut Grid Pre-Fabrication

Unistrut Ceiling Grids have been a popular system in the design of data centers for many years.  The Unistrut Ceiling Grid is an ideal product to create an interstitial secondary support structure for the electrical bus ducts, cable trays, fire suppression piping, or other standard MEP systems.  The Unistrut Slotted Channel Framing is the ideal…

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Unistrut IR Heater Supports for Automotive

Unistrut P1001 Grid

Unistrut Midwest was contracted to design, furnish, and install a support structure for a custom automotive shop in Northwest Ohio.  The end user needed a support structure to support infrared heaters at 8′ above the ground.  The IR Heaters will be used to prepare vehicles for custom decal work.  The building was a Butler Building…

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Tate Hot Aisle Containment

Tate Containment System

Modern Data Centers have begun utilizing partition systems to separate the hot and cold aisles to reduce energy costs by preventing the hot air leaving the servers from mixing with the cold air used to cool the servers.  Containment systems will allow you to use warmer air to cool the servers and reduce the overall…

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Rooftop Duct Supports

Rooftop Duct Supports

Unistrut Midwest has been a long time supplier to mechanical contractors who use the Unistrut products to support duct work, piping, and many other items.  Unistrut products are used every day to support duct using all thread rod and Unistrut channel for a simple trapeze support from the building structure.  However when the runs of…

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Unistrut WT Wide Slotted Strut Channel

WT Slot Pattern

Unistrut has developed a new slotted channel perforation for use with 5/8” threaded rod.  The Unistrut “WT” Perforation offers an 11/16″ x 2″ Slotted perforation at 3″ on center for any of our 1-5/8″ Wide Unistrut profiles.  This new slot pattern is great for data centers, heavy-duty supports and other applications that require 5/8″ threaded…

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Unistrut P2580 Heavy Duty Cantilever Bracket

Unistrut P2580 Bracket

Unistrut is proud to introduce the highest capacity cantilever Unistrut bracket, The P2580 series.  The Unistrut P2580 is designed to hold heavier loads, increase the span between supports, and allow attachment on top and bottom. This results in significant material and labor cost savings.  Unistrut Midwest has the full line of P2580 brackets in stock…

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Unistrut Pre-Fabrication for Data Centers

Unistrut Grid Pre-Assembled

Unistrut Midwest specializes in providing pre-fabrication services on any project but Data Center construction has quickly become the largest consumer of pre-fabricated Unistrut supports.  Data Centers are an ideal project type to utilize pre-fabrication due to the highly repeatable components throughout the data halls.  Unistrut Midwest has been working in the data center space for…

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Sikla Framo 80 Rooftop Pipe Stands

Sikla Rooftop Pipe Support

Sikla Framo 80 is the ideal modular steel solution over traditional structural steel supports for most pipe support applications.  The Sikla Framo 80 modular steel system is the ideal compliment to Unistrut slotted channel framing for pipe support applications.  Unistrut channel has limited capacity in larger pipe applications due to its inability to handle lateral…

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