Angle Iron Pipe Support

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Angle iron pipe support, also called angle support or angle iron support, is a type of structural element used to provide support and stability to piping systems.  It is constructed using angle iron, which is a type of L-shaped metal bar made from steel, aluminum, or other materials.  Angle iron supports are commonly used in industrial, commercial, and residential applications to secure pipes, maintain their alignment, and prevent sagging or movement.

Key Points about angle iron pipe support

  • Structure  -  Angle iron supports consist of two legs that form a 90-degree angle, resembling the shape of the letter "L."  One leg is typically attached to a structural element such as a wall, beam, or floor, while the other leg provides support for the pipe.  The angle iron can be cut to various lengths and sizes depending on the specific requirements of the piping system.
  • Attachment  -  The vertical leg of the angle iron is attached to the supporting structure using appropriate fasteners such as bolts, screws, or welds.  The horizontal leg of the angle iron serves as the resting surface for the pipe.
  • Support and Stability  -  Angle iron pipe supports offer stability by securely holding the pipes in place.  They prevent sagging, movement, and shifting of the pipes, which is crucial to maintaining proper flow and preventing stress on the piping system.
  • Thermal Expansion Compensation  -  Like other types of pipe supports, angle iron supports are designed to accommodate the thermal expansion and contraction of pipes, preventing excessive stress due to temperature changes.
  • Customization  -  Angle iron supports can be customized to fit the specific dimensions and weight requirements of the pipes being supported.  They can be fabricated to match the angle and size needed for the given application.
  • Durability  -  Angle iron is often chosen for its strength and durability, making it suitable for supporting heavy pipes or pipes exposed to challenging environments.
  • Installation  -  The angle iron supports are typically strategically positioned along the length of the pipes to evenly distribute the load.  Proper spacing ensures that the pipes are adequately supported without placing undue stress on any particular section.

Angle iron pipe supports are widely used in various industries, including construction, manufacturing, and infrastructure.  They are relatively simple in design and cost effective, making them a popular choice for a range of piping system applications.  However, as with any type of pipe support, proper engineering considerations are essential to ensure that the angle iron supports are designed, fabricated, and installed correctly to maintain the safety and reliability of the piping system.


Angle Iron Support

ISO Pipe Support 11ISO Vertical Pipe Left Plane

ISO Pipe Support 12ISO Vertical Pipe Right Plane

ISO Pipe Support 13ISO Horizontal Pipe Left Plane

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ISO Pipe Support 21ISO Vertical Pipe Left Plane

ISO Pipe Support 22ISO Vertical Pipe Right Plane

ISO Pipe Support 23ISO Horizontal Pipe Left Plane

ISO Pipe Support 24ISO Horizontal Pipe Right Plane










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