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Unistrut Concrete Inserts

If you are regular Tech Talk blog visitor, you’ve probably read some of our articles covering the various anchors used to attach Unistrut channel to concrete ceilings, walls, and floors.

Concrete anchors make their way into many Unistrut installations, but there are times when you need a section of...

FEATURED SAFETY PRODUCT : HARNESSES

Here at Unistrut Service Company, we are passionate about staying safe on the job. That's why we have recently started offering Safety Products to compliment our impressive line of channel and fittings. This blog post will take a closer look at each of the harnesses we offer to help you better decid...

Unistrut DIY Application Showcase: Garage Organization

With Summer in full swing, it's time to start those DIY projects  For most of us, one of the first tasks is cleaning up the garage.  If you are looking for a fast and easy way to get tools off the floor and safely secured to the wall, this project may be of interest.  Below is a collection of pictur...

How to determine which S-5 clamp to use for your application…

We made a quick reference sheet for matching the different S-5! clamps to their appropiate Roof Seam. Listed below is each S-5! clamp along with what their respective letter stands for and their corresponding roof seam:

B-Clamp:

  • “Brass”
  • double-folded copper roofs'

E-Clamp:

  • “European”
  • S...
New and Improved S-5-N Clamps

S-5! recently introduced the new and improved S-5-N clamp. The new clamp ensures a superior fit for new and wider nail strip profiles as well as old ones. The new design features an innovative insert and angled setscrews to fit seam profiles of <.82".

The S-5-N clamp was designed for heavy duty a...

Making Connections with a Channel Socket

If you’ve ever tried to tighten a ½” bolt inside the trough of Unistrut channel, you’ve probably struggled with a hand wrench, or you tried grinding down the edges of your socket head to fit inside the strut.  We’ve recently introduced a new product called The Channel Socket that makes short work of...

DIY Tips: Painting Unistrut Perma-Green Channel

       Perma-Green Unistrut may leave our factory with that familiar, deep green appearance, but this doesn’t mean you can’t paint your channel in the field to achieve a custom color.  If you are a fan of Perma-Green’s superior protective finish, but need a different color for aesthetic reasons, thi...

Options to Consider Before Re-Using An Overhead Medical Support Structure

The inevitable equipment upgrades and remodeling projects common to hospital settings often prompt questions regarding the merits of repurposing an existing overhead support system versus a new installation. 

Installing your ColorGard® system for optimum snow retention

When determining where to place snow retention rows, the first thing you want to ask yourself is “how much snow do you really want to fall off the roof?” The Metal Construction Association has a document to help you answer these questions. “Metal Roof Design for Cold Climates” lays out important p...

Concrete Base Duct Supports

                                                      

Unistrut Service Company's concrete base duct supports offer non-penetrating designs with rubber pads to prevent roof leaks. These systems are pre-engineered to comply with wind loading building code requirements. The systems are made with 12 g...