How do I connect Unistrut?
Keeping this in view, what weight can Unistrut hold?
Beam Loading - Unistrut P1000 – 1-5/8″ x 1-5/8″, 12 Gauge Metal Framing Channel
|Span (in)||Max Allowable Uniform Load (lbs)||Uniform Loading at Deflection|
|Span /180 (lbs)|
One may also ask, what is Unistrut used for? UNISTRUT® - The Original Metal Framing System Backed by a worldwide network of engineering and distribution centers, Unistrut is the number one choice for all your metal framing needs. Unistrut connections provide the strength of welding but can easily be taken apart.
In this regard, can I weld Unistrut?
Definitely make sure to grind off a large area of metal, leaving plenty of clean metal around the area you plan to weld. I believe most, if not all, unistrut is galvanized, so welding without grinding off the coating will result in a poor weld and zinc fever.
What saw to use to cut Unistrut?
Unistrut should be ez with a miter saw with a typical carbide blade.