Strut News

Unistrut Ceiling Grid Installation

The Ohio State University recently contacted Unistrut Midwest to design and install a ceiling grid to support overhead lighting.  Typically supported by threaded rod, ceiling grids offer infinite adjustment of lighting in shops, studios, entry spaces, and more. There were several challenges for this project, including a sloped ceiling and thick insulation hiding the joists…

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IMP Anchors – Unique Installation

Spanware Sanitary IMP-Anchors are primarily used for attaching Food Grade Strut and other components to insulated metal panels.  But did you know that they can be used to attach a variety of other items and materials? We recently installed a security camera system at a facility in Troy, Ohio.  Using IMP-Anchors, the camera was safely…

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Unistrut Midwest Unique Applications

Unistrut is the Erector Set of the construction industry.  The Unistrut system eliminates welding and drilling and is easily adjustable and reusable for infinite configurations.  The number of unique applications and possibilities are limited only by your creativity! A few of our favorite applications: Unistrut Living Wall Support Garage Cladding Support Systems Unistrut Solar Racking…

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Unistrut Midwest becomes Master Distributor for Telespar Products

Unistrut Midwest is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Atkore –  Allied Tube and Conduit, becoming the Master Distributor for Traffic Products in three states in the Midwest United States – Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. Unistrut Midwest is the sole source for Allied Tube and Conduit’s Traffic Products in this area. The Telespar Advantage…

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Poorly Designed Medical Supports and the Risks of Using Non-Unistrut Contractors

  Unistrut Midwest has been involved in the engineering, design, and installation of Medical Equipment Supports for over seven decades. Our proven systems support X-Ray equipment, surgical lighting, service columns, CT Injectors, as well as other specialized medical equipment in healthcare facilities worldwide. Unistrut Metal Framing is universally recognized as the preferred material for architects and…

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Spanware™ Sanitary IMP- Anchors

Sanitary Food Processing projects present many unique challenges to electrical and mechanical contractors trying to mount conduits or pipes.  Sanitary applications require stainless steel to handle constant washing and cleaning of the supports. If you’re an engineer, architect, or general contractor who works with insulated metal panels, no doubt you’ve been faced with the challenge…

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Unistrut Electrical Support Systems

Data centers are changing and multiplying faster than ever before, due to the enormous amount of data being generated by the public and it’s not going to slow down anytime soon.  Within a few short years, the infrastructures of today will no longer be able to support these growing networks.  More data centers will be…

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Unistrut Rooftop Pipe Supports

Commercial buildings often utilize the building roof for mechanical and electrical equipment.  Placing the equipment on the roof maximizes the building space and is a great location for these supports and equipment. Unfortunately in many cases, non-engineered pipe supports are fabricated based on immediate need and not long-term performance.  Quick fix options may seem like…

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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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