Anvil International’s new Dakota Smart-Nut is a fast-installation solution for trapeze and multi-tiered trapeze hangers in mechanical plumbing and HVAC applications. Compatible with 12 and 14 gauge strut with 9/16-inch by 1 1/8-inch slots and common 3/8-inch coarse threaded rod. Dakota Smart-Nut reduces total installation time of trapeze hangers by seven times compared to the standard method. The unique snap-on and twist-to-lock features of Dakota Smart-Nut eliminate the need to clean or chase threads after field cutting threaded rod, and make time-consuming threading of standard nuts unnecessary. Anvil is offering 12 gauge and 14 gauge Smart-Nuts in boxes of 100 and 400 pieces.