Chapter 10
Supports and Restraints


Requirements for supports and other devices to restrain the piping are provided in Chapter II of ASME B31.1, specifically in Sections 120, Loads on Pipe-Supporting Elements, and 121, Design of Pipe-Supporting Elements. The reference standard for pipe-support design and manufacture is MSS SP-58, Pipe Hangers and Supports — Materials, Design, and Manufacture. Fabrication requirements for pipe supports are provided in para. 130.

  • 10.1 Overview of Supports
  • 10.2 Materials and Allowable Stress
  • 10.3 Design of Supports
  • 10.4 Spring and Hanger Supports
  • 10.5 Fabrication of Supports

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