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FAQ: The Difference Between Trunnions and Dummy Legs

The process piping world is packed with fun, and sometimes confusing, terms. At the top of the list aretrunnions and dummy legs. Because they’re often mentioned together, it is only natural to wonder, “What is the difference between trunnions and...

Using Metal Pipe Clamps to Reinforce Your Pipe System

Want to fortify your pipe system? Metal pipe clamps may be the all-stars that protect your pipes and save you a fortune. These versatile pipe supports keep pipes strong and enhance your pipe system’s performance. 

What Is a Trunnion Support in Piping?

Trunnion pipe supports may not be the most flashy pipe supports out there, but they’re critical if you want to protect your piping system. In fact, without pipe trunnion support, high-performance piping systems could collapse—leaving you with...

4 Common Pipe Support Failures and How to Avoid Them

When pipe supports give way, it can cause massive damage to your pipe system. After all, pipe supports have to control thousands of pounds, high pressure, and roaring liquids. 

The Anatomy of a Pipe Saddle

With massive weight, rushing liquids, and corrosive elements bearing down on your pipes, it pays to give them support. Installing pipe saddles is a simple way to transfer the pipe’s load weight onto a supporting base. 

Pipe Padding: A Quick Guide to Protecting Pipes with Wear Pads

In a high-performance piping system, your pipes are constantly being pounded. Add high impact, high pressure, and thousands of pounds of rushing liquids, and you have a recipe for demolished pipes. Make no mistake: If you want to avoid job...

3 Main Types of Pipe Shoes

Want to protect your pipes—and money—in the long run? Don’t overlook the power of pipe shoes. Pipe shoes are a must-have if you want to elevate and support piping. 

What Are Clevis Hangers Used For?

Need to suspend pipes and keep your pipe system corrosion-free? Clevis hangers might be the most useful and reliable pipe support you’ll find. Still, many piping pros overlook these handy supports—and miss out on long-term savings in the process.

How Does a Pipe Clamp Work?

Wouldn’t it be nice if your pipes always fit into neat, uninterrupted runs? Unfortunately, it doesn’t usually work that way. in reality, you’ll often need to add space between pipes and walls, lift pipes off of corrosive structures, or hang them...

5 Ways Wear Pads Strengthen Pipe Systems

Pipe systems are up against a host of dangerous forces. When corrosion or wear takes hold, your system can fall apart in a hurry. But there’s a simple pipe support with a growing reputation in the piping world as a pipe protector: wear pads.