Due to its relatively higher cost and the introduction of the corrosion resistant Defender finish, it seems like folks don’t talk about stainless steel Unistrut much these days.
That said, we do come across applications where stainless is still the best option (e.g., food). We’ve covered Unistrut Defender in prior posts, so this installment of Tech Talk is dedicated to stainless steel Unistrut.
To determine if a particular channel style or fitting is available in stainless steel, navigate to a particular section on our website, and consult the finish tab, as shown below. In this case, we are showing the different finish and length options for P1000:
It’s not commonly specified, but if you need a stainless steel Unistrut closure strip for your application, ask about P1184.
If you project calls for stainless steel strut, chances are good you’ll need stainless steel channel nuts to connect your fittings:
As a reminder, most of the fittings found in the Unistrut General Engineering Catalog are available in stainless steel or aluminum. We recommend using stainless steel channel nuts with aluminum channel
Need Stainless Steel Unistrut Pricing?
Remember, stainless steel Unistrut is always going to be more expensive than similar materials in the Defender finish, but some applications require use of stainless steel strut. If this is the case, and you need pricing and delivery information, contact Unistrut Service Company for further assistance.