Piping Technology and Products Logo

Piping Technology & Products

  Experienced Manufacturer of Pipe Supports since 1975.
Call Us: Phone: (713) 731-0030 Toll-Free: (800) 787-5914

Home » Categories » Pipe Support Hardware

When do I use roller supports in a piping system?

Rollers are generally utilized when axial movement at the support location would generate swing angles in excess of 4 degrees on hanger type supports or when movement is greater than approximately an inch on base type supports.

72 Inch Roller Stands for a Cooling Tower
Roller Stands for a Cooling Tower

Related Articles RSS Feed
Does an adjustable clevis hanger cause a resistance to lateral or axial movement?
Viewed 3437 times since Thu, Oct 27, 2011
Why do we have to hot dip galvanize a u-bolt support?
Viewed 3590 times since Thu, Feb 17, 2011
Why does maximum temperature for a Figure 89 have a temperature limited to 650˚F?
Viewed 4155 times since Thu, Nov 3, 2011
Why are roller hangers used on pipes?
Viewed 4303 times since Wed, Dec 1, 2010
When do you use a linked eye rod?
Viewed 5146 times since Wed, Feb 23, 2011
How do you join a steel washer to a steel rod?
Viewed 3598 times since Thu, Jun 16, 2011
When do you use the u-bolt to guide the pipe?
Viewed 8912 times since Tue, Nov 2, 2010
What bonds PTFE?
Viewed 3712 times since Fri, Feb 11, 2011
What determines the size of a wear pad used on a pipe?
Viewed 4724 times since Fri, Feb 11, 2011
What is a saddle covering?
Viewed 1193 times since Fri, May 16, 2014

Mailing: P.O. Box 34506, Houston, TX 77234-4506 Location: 3701 Holmes Road, Houston, TX 77051
Our Subsidiaries: U.S. Bellows Metallic & Fabric Expansion Joints, Bellows | Sweco Fab ASME Vessels, Pig Launchers, Spectacle Blinds
 Pipe Shields Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports, Slides, Guides & Anchors | Fronek Anchor/Darling
Snubbers, Sway Struts & Sway Braces
Phone: (713) 731-0030 Toll-Free: (800) 787-5914 FAX: (713) 731-8640 E-MAIL: info@pipingtech.com

Copyright 2011 Piping Technology and Products, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Contact Us | Privacy Policy