help finding proper strut


Old 04-05-13, 04:36 AM
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help finding proper strut

i need help finding the proper strut to support 1/2'' and 3/4'' copper pipe. do i have to use an insulated strut clamp if i support he copper pipe to a galvanized strut? how do i secure a strut to the bottom of a wood joist? and can you send me a product link? any help would be appreciated.
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Old 04-05-13, 06:45 AM
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Use copper clamps when attaching to a strut. You do not want dis-similair metals.

When just attaching to a joist then any plastic clamp is good.

I like and use these.

Old 04-05-13, 01:00 PM
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The copper clamps need to be used with vinyl-coated strut. Easier to simply wrap the copper pip with the heavy mil plastic tape made for the purpose. The tape is usually about 2 inches wide and one wrap is usually sufficient.

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