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How does one mount a pipe to the floor?
Viewed 5911 times since Tue, Nov 2, 2010
There are numerous ways to mount a pipe to the floor including using u-bolts, hold-down pipe clamps, or pipe shoes. The most applicable of these options depends upon the use of the support whether it be as a load carrying member, guide or anchor. ... Read More
What are hold-down clamps?
Viewed 5638 times since Tue, Feb 1, 2011
Hold-down pipe clamps are used in applications where you would like to either 1.) anchor the pipe in position or 2.) permit axial movement of the pipe. Slide plates, such as PTFE, 25% glass filled or graphite, can be incorporated into the design... Read More
What is the function of the pad on a hold-down pipe clamp?
Viewed 5421 times since Tue, Feb 1, 2011
The pads that are bonded to the inside of the hold-down clamps along the radius may either be 3/32” thick PTFE, 25% glass filled slide plates or ¼” thick belting material. These pads allow for movement of the pipe within the hold-down clamp. ... Read More
How do I clamp a pipe to a wall?
Viewed 5344 times since Wed, Feb 23, 2011
One method of clamping pipes to a wall would be to use the PTP HD-1 hold-down pipe support. Anchor Type Hold-Down Pipe Clamp Read More
How do I anchor a pipe to exterior brick?
Viewed 5077 times since Thu, Jun 16, 2011
The best way to anchor a pipe to exterior brick would be by utilizing a HD-1 anchor hold down clamp by bolting the support to the brick surface. HD-1 Anchor Read More
How do you predict the piping system movement? If I fail to get the correct travel and direction, will I end up damaging the snubber?
Viewed 3232 times since Thu, Nov 3, 2011
It depends upon the system conditions, temperature, flow rate, pipe material and ambient conditions. Yes, you would damage it if you do not have proper loading of the snubber. That's why we recommend a full stress analysis of the system prior to... Read More
Where will the hold down supports be used?
Viewed 2848 times since Fri, Nov 25, 2011
A common application of hold down supports is on compressor applications or anywhere that vertical movement must be restricted but horizontal movement can be allowed. 42" Hold Down with Wedge Support Read More

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