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Channel Sections

A wide range of support channel sections, all independently tested for loading capabilities. All load information is available on request for spans up to 3.0m.

  • 41mm wide support channels for numerous support applications
  • Manufactured to BS6946
  • Available in five materials/finishes: Pre-galvanised (standard finish for channels); Hot Dip Galvanised; Stainless Steel; Powder Coated; GRP.

Commonly known by the original brand name of Unistrut, these channels have become the construction industry norm for building services supports. Often simply called ‘Strut’ and manufactured in a range of profiles, materials and finishes to suit different loads and environments.

Our support channel sections can be used in conjunction with a full range of complementary brackets to create a versatile and economical support system.

Our range of support channel sections are independently tested for loading capabilities, we also display the recommended uniformly distributed load (UDL) for 1.0 metre span to enable comparison between the different channels.

What Channel finish should I use?

Pre-Galvanised Finish:
pre-galvanised to BS EN 10346 – standard finish for channels. S280 Z275g/m2 steel
Hot Dip Galvanised: Hot Dip Galvanised to BS EN 1461, galvanised after manufacture for superior corrosion protection, S280 Steel.
Stainless Steel: stainless steel grade A4/316 for maximum corrosion protection in aggressive environments
Powder Coated: Polyester powder coating on pre-galvanised channel for internal or external use, 40 micron coating, stocked in white – all RAL colours available
GRP: Non-corrosive and non-conductive, high strength and impact resistance combined with light weight

MIDFIX provides an in-house channel section cutting service using a modern semi-automatic bandsaw. This offers some key benefits over cutting on-site:

Faster – rapid turnaround and delivered ready to install;
Safer – avoids handling long lengths and needing ‘hot work’ permits
Neater – professionally cut ends