Key Factors in Choosing the Right Support

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Heavy Duty Support Project Guide

 

 What type of pipe is the support supporting?
(Steel, PVC, Copper etc.)


What is the service or application of the item being supported?
Gas, water, fuel oil, air, condensate etc.


What is the size of the item being supported and is it insulated?


What are quantities of items being supported by each support?


What type of support is needed?


What is the necessary vertical clearance from the roof surface to the bottom of pipe?       


Is this support free-standing or structurally attached?


Is there a Roof Slope?  

 

 

oosing the Right Support

Key factors in providing the correct support for the project:

 

cartoon21.  What is specified?

Manufacturer

Model Number

Performance Characteristics

 

2.  What is the support…uh supporting?

Pipe; if so what kind? (Steel, PVC, Copper etc.)

Duct

Equipment

 

3.  What is the service of the item being supported?

Gas, water, fuel oil, air, condensate etc.

 

4.  What is the size of the item being supported?

Equipment, Pipe Size, etc.?  If pipe is it insulated, if so how thick is the insulation?

 

5.  What are quantities of items being supported by each support?

Single Service or Multiple?

 

6.  What type of support is needed?

Hanger, Roller, Strut

 

7.  What is the acceptable support composition?

Base; Nylon Plastic, Stainless Steel

Strut; Aluminum, Hot Dipped Galvanized, Stainless Steel

Hardware

Hangers

Rollers

 

8.  What is the necessary vertical clearance from the roof surface to the bottom of pipe?

 

9.  What is the configuration of system? (For multiple services)

Are the services adjacent to each other or stacked?

 

10. Is this support free-standing or structurally attached?

 

11. Slope?