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 PPSM Documentation >> How to Place Supports

PLACING PT&P VARIABLE SPRING HANGERS IN PDS

 
*The following steps will navigate you through the corresponding bitmap forms.

1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

1) PDShell Form

* From the PDS main menu, choose Pipe Support Designer

* Alternate route: Choose Piping Designer >>  File Options >>  Switch to Pipe Supports


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1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

2) Pipe Support Modeling

* PT&P code can be downloaded from the below URL.


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1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

3) PPSM Place Support

* Choose the area in which to place pipe support.

* Choose the model in which to place pipe support.

* Choose Place Support from the Place menu.


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1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

4) Identify Pipeline

* The form for placing asks for a pipeline to be identified. Choose a pipeline and confirm selection.

* Choose a support group. In this example, we will place a variable spring. Choose the Support Detail/Commodity box and enter a support number or tag.


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1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

5) Choose Overhead Beam

* Choose an overhead beam to use as supporting steel. Tentative-click and then confirm the steel member.

* Fill the form parameters according to the below descriptions. These numbers are only used to demonstrate what inputs go into the form.


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1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

6) Using Forms & Their Options

HOW TO USE FORMS AND THEIR OPTIONS

XV FORM

TYPE ------------------------------ Enter 1, 2, 4, 6, or 8 Depending on the PT&P type

SIZE ------------------------------ Enter 0, 10, 20, …, 210, or 220 Depending on the PT&P size

LOAD ------------------------------ Enter load in pounds as an integer ( 1000 ) without PT&P tare weight included

BOTTOM ATTACHMENT ------

B1 is a three bolt clamp

B2 is a lug for an elbow

B3 is a lug along the pipe

B4 is a trapeze assembly or PT&P type G

B5 is a base can supporting the pipe from below

TOP ATTACHMENT -------------

T1 is a PT&P type C hanger spring with a welded beam attachment, Fig. 20

T3 is a PT&P type A hanger spring with a welded lug attachment, Fig. 72

T4 is a PT&P type D that rests on top of a pair of channels with or without a support plate

TOP PLATE ATTACHMENT ---

T5 is a 4X9 plate (for 3/8" to ¾" rod sizes)

T6 is a 12x12 plate (for 7/8" to 2-1/2" rod sizes)

C-C DIMENSION ------------------ The centerline to centerline distance for a trapeze hanger

SHOE HEIGHT OR ---------------- Shoe height for B4 (trapeze type assembly) or

PIPE CL TO HANGER ------------ Distance from pipe centerline to bottom of spring hanger for T3.

TOTAL TRAVEL ------------------ Total movement expected by the pipeline, upward is positive.

1 ) PDShell     2 ) Pipe Support Modeling     3 ) PPSM Place Support     4 ) Identify Pipeline     5 ) Choose Overhead Beam     6 ) Using Forms & Their Options        7 ) Accept The Form

7) Accept The Form

* Accept the form by clicking the green check mark.

* The following graphics should appear in the model.


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