There is an old saying that what goes up must come down. Sometimes architects and contractors refer to the tendency of structures to return to their natural state. If you think about the remains or ruins of old buildings and structures, you get the point. Portions of the original construction may survive for centuries, but with time, remnants of the structure eventually tumble to the ground. While this “return to a natural state” makes sense where older structures are concerned, we don’t expect the schools where our children spend their days to return to their natural state. Sadly, this is exactly what happened when suspended ductwork fell from the ceiling of Shaler Elementary’s crowded cafeteria outside suburban Pittsburgh. Miraculously, there were no deaths due to this incident, but a number of students sustained serious injuries. Read the rest of this entry »
At Unistrut Service Company, we routinely field inquiries from customers looking to suspend heavy equipment overhead. We work in a variety of markets, including the medical, industrial, and commercial sectors, and our diverse customer base has given us design and fabrication expertise that is unparalleled in the industry. This Tech Talk entry highlights an overhead, ceiling support structure for the restaurant industry.
Ace Fixtures and Restaurant Equipment recently contacted Unistrut Service Company to design and install a support structure for a CaptiveAir exhaust hood and make up air unit. Ace Fixtures has done some of the most high end restaurants in the Cleveland area, so it was an honor to work with them on this project. Our challenge was finding a way to safely suspend heavy equipment overhead in a cost effective manner. In addition to these parameters, we needed to complete this installation quickly so our customer’s kitchen wouldn’t be out of operation for long. Read the rest of this entry »
The Akron Art museum recently contacted Unistrut Service Company to design and install an overhead support structure/storage racking system. Aluminum extruded Spacesaver rails attached to the support grid allow curators to pull sections of the storage system into an open area to access the artwork. This mobile system combines compact storage with ease of access. Read the rest of this entry »
Unistrut Service Company
Offers Unistrut Framing Channel and Fittings, design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of UNISTRUT products.
How Can We Help?
* Indicates a required field