040

Supporting Pipe Attachment

Figure: 040

Function

Designed for bracing pipe against sway and seismic disturbance. Versatile design allows for attachment at any angle and the ability to be used in a lateral or longitudinal bracing configuration. The pipe attachment component of a sway brace system used in conjunction with two PHD Manufacturing structural attachment fittings and joined together with a bracing element form a complete sway brace assembly.  Sway brace assemblies are intended to be installed in accordance with NFPA 13 and the manufacturer’s installation instructions.

Material: Carbon steel, Grade 5 clamping bolts

Finish: Electro-galvanized

Size: Pipe sizes 2” thru 8”. Refer to PHD Structural attachment fitting literature regarding appropriate brace members, sizes, and further loading limitations.

Install: Attach PHD Manufacturing structural attachment fitting, Fig. 030 (sold separately), to Fig. 040 using supplied fastener.  Place the assembly around the pipe to be braced, positioning welded clevis on top of the pipe, then tighten clamping bolts and nuts finger tight.  Follow PHD Manufacturing structural attachment fitting’s instructions for attaching to brace element.  Adjust the brace element to the desired angle then tighten the supplied fastener to lock the PHD Manufacturing structural attachment fitting, Fig. 030, securely in position with the Fig. 040. Then evenly torque clamping bolts until hex portion of clamping nuts break off.

Approvals: Underwriters Laboratories listed for US and Canada as a hanger or as a sway brace. Factory Mutual approved as a sway brace only. Listed for use with PHD sway brace components only.

Ordering: Specify figure number and sprinkler pipe size.

NOTE: Figure 030 sold separately.

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