What is Unistrut ceiling?
Unistrut ceiling grids allow for structural support with modular flexibility in any space. The inherent adjustability saves time and money on new construction, and makes future change fast and easy. Unistrut Buffalo Supports provides ceiling grid estimates installed or material only.
What is a Unistrut grid?
Unistrut ceiling grids are designed specifically to the customer’s requirements and can be designed to accommodate existing obstructions or site conditions. If desired, additional services such as specially painted grids, seismic bracing, structural calculations or engineering seals can be provided.
How do you attach Unistrut?
The nut pictured features a spring, but any Unistrut nut will work. Turn the nut 90 degrees clockwise and align the grooves in the nut with the inturned edges of the channel. Place a fitting over the nut and insert the bolt through the fitting and into the nut. This will hold the nut and fitting in place.
How do you attach Unistrut to trusses?
To attach the Unistrut to your trusses, use the bolt, washer, and nut sets labeled “S2TR”. You should use 1 each “S2TR” set per truss. a. The bolt will thread through the space between the bars in your truss and then down through the Unistrut.
What is purpose of Unistrut?
Unistrut is the original metal framing system featuring a unique weldless connection. The Unistrut system eliminates welding and drilling, and is easily adjustable and reusable, for infinite configurations.
What is the strength of Unistrut?
Unistrut uses ASTM A1011 SS GR33 steel strip for forming channels. This material has virgin yield strength of 33,000 psi. Tests performed by Unistrut show that after cold-forming, strength has increased to 42,000 psi.
What is a Unistrut support?
The initial Unistrut concept — a simple spring nut and bolt connecting a fitting to a continuous slotted channel — has evolved into a comprehensive engineered building and support system. Unistrut is the original metal framing system featuring a unique weldless connection.
How do you connect a Unistrut to a beam?
Unistrut U style beam clamps feature a piece of bent plate and a u-bolt that is threaded on both sides to secure channel in place. The channel is fed through the u-bolt, which is then tightened to secure both the plate to the beam and the channel to the plate.
What are the advantages of Unistrut ceiling grids?
Since the structural grids are designed using Unistrut Metal Framing products, you get all the advantages of the Unistrut system. Unistrut Ceiling grids are all bolted, require no welding. Unistrut channels have a continuous slot that allows for a connection at any point along the channel.
Who is responsible for installing Unistrut in a building?
It is up to a site’s general contractor to order and install the needed Unistrut. Through the process of creating the site-specific drawings, everything required to build the room should be properly detailed. It is up to the architect to incorporate the drawings into the overall plan.
What kind of CAD drawings are there in Unistrut?
The Unistrut CAD library is a collection of 2D CAD drawings, 3D CAD drawings, and BIM Models. Each group of files contains groups of products with different download options. Many parts have more than one view available.
What kind of work does Unistrut Midwest do?
Unistrut Midwest has over seventy years’ experience designing Unistrut Ceiling Grid Systems for applications ranging from data centers to universities to casinos. Let our experienced team help you design your project and make sure you get the right solution at the right price.