Reasons to Use Unistrut Ceiling Grids

Each week, we are involved in countless projects and if we had to pick one of the most common commercial / industrial applications for the Unistrut system, the hands down winners are ceiling grids. With this said, not all ceiling grids are designed to support HVAC ductwork, electrical, and plumbing systems.

Structural ceiling grids fabricated from Unistrut channel are perfect for applications where you don’t want to attach multiple MEP systems (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) to overhead concrete decking or structural steel. Instead of asking the various trades to attach their work directly to concrete while working at significant heights, we can install a grid that is suspended from the concrete above. The structural ceiling grid brings the work to the trades, so to speak, by reducing working heights and eliminating the need to drill and fasten MEP components to overhead concrete. Your structural ceiling grid translates into safety and ease of installation for the building trades.

Safety and convenience are not the only reasons to specify a Unistrut ceiling grid installation.  Overhead grids are also ideal for aesthetic or decorative reasons. A well installed ceiling grid can give any space a modern, techno-feel, transforming an otherwise unremarkable room into something that belongs in the pages of the architecture trade magazines.  The decorative ceiling grid shown below was fabricated using Unistrut  P1000, P1028, P1031, and P1036 channel, P3013 channel nuts, HHCS050094 bolts, P1047 fittings, and Powers Powerstud Sd2 anchors.

decorative Unistrut ceiling grid

Whether you require structural support for MEP or a grid for aesthetic reasons, we design, kit, build, and install more Unistrut ceiling grids than almost anyone in the business.  To learn more about Unistrut ceiling grids, discuss a project, or receive a quotation, contact the friendly staff at Unistrut Service Company for more information.