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A Glossary of Pipe Support Manufacturing Terms

Many terms in the pipe support industry tend to get used interchangeably, so we're here to set the record straight!

4 Questions to Ask Your Pipe Support Manufacturer

Manufacturing can seem like a massive, automated industry. After all, it contributed more than $2 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2021. However, when you’re making a deal with a manufacturer, you’ll want the experience to be personal.

We understand...

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...

An Introduction to Slide Plates

If your piping system includes heavy pipes, large equipment, or other massive structures, you may already know how the slightest movement can cause severe damage. With every move, these hefty structures can carve into surfaces and wreck your whole...

What Is the Difference Between Tubes, Pipes and Hoses?

Tubes, pipes, and hoses are easy to confuse. And for understandable reasons. After all, they all carry material from point A to point B.

Is there really a difference?

There are subtle, but important, differences between these products. The sooner...

5 Reasons Your Piping Project Needs Adjustable Pipe Supports

In the piping world, change is inevitable. You’re constantly up against unexpected twists, calls for upgrades, and unpredictable events. 

4 Composite Pipe Support Alternatives

When it comes to pipe support systems, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. If you want to elevate your piping system’s performance, you’ll need pipe supports that fit your piping system and environment to a T.