In prior Tech Talk posts, we have discussed options for connecting
threaded rod to Unistrut. In this post, we'll take the discussion a step further and explain how to connect sway braces to threaded rod.
As a rule of thumb, longer drops of threaded rod are more susceptible to twisting and swaying. If the grid is supporting MEP such as pipes or HVAC duct work, you'll have a harder time limiting the movement of lighting or equipment attached to the grid. The solution is to create bracing that spans between the threaded rod, as shown below:
We've included a PDF of the drawing above illustrating how to connect sway braces to