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SECTION 22 05 29
PLUMBING HANGERS AND SUPPORTS
 
 
Copyright 2015 - 2015 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** HOLDRITE; Plumbing Hangers and support products.
.
This section is based on the products of HOLDRITE, which is located at:
11545 W. Bernardo Ct. Suite 206
San Diego, CA 92127
Toll Free Tel: 800-321-0316
Fax: 760-744-0507
Email: request info (dbyrne@holdrite.com)
Web: www.holdrite.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
HOLDRITE has established a reputation as a leading manufacturer known for innovative products and services in such categories as pipe support systems, acoustical noise
and vibration plumbing solutions, sleeving and firestopping systems, equipment supports and water heater accessories. HOLDRITE(R) continues to develop innovative products that support Copper, PEX, CPVC tubing, Steel Pipe, CSST, Cast Iron and other material types.
HOLDRITE(R) also offers value-added No-Cost Services to the plumbing contractor, wholesaler, mechanical engineer, and architect to assist with multiple stages in the project. These VIP Services include specification and submittal assistance, 2-D product drawings, custom installation detail pages, and material take-off assistance.
As always, HOLDRITE will stay at the forefront of the construction industry by offering innovative and cost-effective products that are optimized to be the best solution for the total application.
For the users convenience this specification is written to include a broad range of products including fiberglass hangers and struts, however HOLDRITE does not manufacturer fiberglass pipe hangers or strut systems. If fiberglass products are required specify the products required and delete the paragraphs not required.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Hangers and Supports including:
1.
Metal pipe hangers and supports.
2.
Trapeze pipe hangers.
3.
Fiberglass pipe hangers.
4.
Metal framing systems.
5.
Fiberglass strut systems.
6.
Thermal-hanger shield inserts.
7.
Fastener systems.
8.
Pipe stands.
9.
Pipe positioning systems.
10.
Equipment supports.
11.
Acoustical pipe isolation.
12.
Seismic equipment restraints.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 03 11 19 - Insulating Concrete Forming.
B.
Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete
C.
Section 05 50 00 - Metal Fabrications "Metal Fabrications" for structural-steel shapes and plates for trapeze hangers for pipe and equipment supports
D.
Section 07 60 00 - Flashing and Sheet Metal
E.
Section 07 84 53 - Building Perimeter Firestopping .
F.
Section 07 90 00 - Joint Protection.
G.
Section 09 90 00 - Painting and Coating.
H.
Section 22 05 48 - Vibration and Seismic Controls for Plumbing Piping and Equipment.
I.
Section 22 14 13 - Facility Storm Drainage Piping.
J.
Section 22 11 13 - Facility Water Distribution Piping.
K.
Section 22 13 26 - Sanitary Waste Separators.
L.
Section 22 14 26.13 - Roof Drains.
M.
Section - .
N.
Section 23 21 23 - Hydronic Pumps.
O.
Section 23 11 23 - Facility Natural-Gas Piping.
P.
Section 40 10 00 - Gas and Vapor Process Piping.
Q.
Section 05 12 16 - Fabricated Fireproofed Steel Columns.
R.
Section 22 05 48 - Vibration and Seismic Controls for Plumbing Piping and Equipment.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ASME B31.1 - Power Piping.
B.
ASME B31.5 - Refrigeration Piping.
C.
ASME B31.9 - Building Services Piping.
D.
ASTM A 36 - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.
E.
ASTM A 780 - Standard Practice for Repair of Damaged and Uncoated Areas of Hot-Dip Galvanized Coatings.
F.
ASTM C 552 - Standard Specification for Cellular Glass Thermal Insulation.
G.
ASTM C 591 - Standard Specification for Unfaced Preformed Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation.
H.
ASTM E 814 - Test Method of Fire Tests of Through Penetration Firestops.
I.
ASTM E 119 - Method for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
J.
ASTM E 814 - Test Method of Fire Tests of Through Penetration Firestops.
K.
ASTM F 708 - Standard Practice for Design and Installation of Rigid Pipe Hangers.
L.
AWS D1.1 - Structural Welding Code - Steel.
M.
CISPI - Cast Iron Soil Pipe Handbook.
N.
FM - Approval Guide, A Guide to Equipment, Materials & Services Approved By Factory Mutual Research For Property Conservation.
O.
MFMA-4 - Metal Framing Standards Publication.
P.
MSS SP 58 - Pipe Hangers and Supports - Materials, Design and Manufacturer.
Q.
MSS SP 69 - Pipe Hangers and Supports - Selection and Application.
R.
MSS SP 89 - Pipe Hangers and Supports - Fabrication and Installation Practices.
S.
UL 263 - Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
T.
UL 723 - Tests for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
U.
UL 1479 - Fire Tests of Through-Penetration Firestops.
V.
UL - Fire Resistance Directory.
W.
WH - Certification Listings.
X.
MSS - Manufacturers Standardization Society of The Valve and Fittings Industry Inc.
1.4
DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
General: Except as otherwise indicated, provide factory fabricated piping hangers and supports of the type specified and indicated on the Drawings. Use only one type by one manufacturer for each piping service. Select size of hangers and supports to exactly fit pipe size for bare piping, and to exactly fit around piping insulation with saddle or shield for insulated piping.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following paragraph for Projects where the Contractor is to assume responsibility for design of hangers and supports. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Design: Design trapeze pipe hangers and equipment supports, including comprehensive engineering analysis by a qualified professional engineer, using performance requirements and design criteria indicated.
C.
Structural Performance: Hangers and supports for plumbing piping and equipment shall withstand the effects of gravity loads and stresses within limits and under conditions indicated in accordance with ASCE/SEI 7.
1.
Design supports for multiple pipes, including pipe stands, capable of supporting combined weight and thrust loads of supported systems, system contents, and test water.
2.
Design equipment supports capable of supporting combined operating weight of supported equipment and connected systems and components.
3.
Design seismic-restraint hangers and supports for piping and equipment and obtain approval from authorities having jurisdiction.
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product including components to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Signed and sealed by a qualified professional engineer. Show fabrication and installation details and include calculations for the following:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Revise list below to suit the products specified for the Project.
 
1.
Trapeze pipe hangers.
2.
Metal framing systems.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** HOLDRITE does not manufacture fiberglass strut systems.
 
3.
Fiberglass strut systems.
4.
Pipe stands.
5.
Equipment supports.
6.
Pipe positioning systems.
7.
Acoustical pipe isolation supports.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following paragraph for Projects where the Contractor is to assume responsibility for design of hangers and supports. Delete if not required.
 
D.
Design Submittal: For trapeze hangers, comply with performance requirements and design criteria, including analysis data that is signed and sealed by the qualified professional engineer licensed at the Project location and responsible for their preparation.
1.
Detail fabrication and assembly of trapeze hangers.
2.
Design Calculations: Calculate requirements for designing trapeze hangers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following paragraph if welding is required. Delete if not applicable.
 
E.
Welding certificates.
F.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
G.
Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturer's instructions that include recommendations for compliance with specifications.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing Products specified in this section with minimum 3 years documented experience.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum 3 years documented experience.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following two paragraph if welding is required. Delete if not applicable.
 
C.
Structural Steel Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and personnel according to AWS D1.1/D1.1M, "Structural Welding Code - Steel."
D.
Pipe Welding Qualifications: Qualify procedures and operators according to ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Accept materials on site in original factory packaging, labeled with manufacturer's identification.
B.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
C.
Protect from weather and construction traffic, dirt, water, chemical, and mechanical damage.
1.8
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
B.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.9
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's absolute limits.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: HOLDRITE, which is located at: 11545 W. Bernardo Ct. Suite 206; San Diego, CA 92127; Toll Free Tel: 800-321-0316; Fax: 760-744-0507; Email: request info (dbyrne@holdrite.com); Web: www.holdrite.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs to include the products required for the Project requirements. Delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
2.2
METAL PIPE HANGERS AND SUPPORTS
A.
Carbon-Steel Pipe Hangers and Supports:
1.
Product:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the product(s) required for the Project and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
HOLDRITE.STOUT Bracket.
b.
HOLDRITE Silencer.
c.
HOLDRITE.
2.
Standard: Comply with MSS SP-58, Types 1 through 58, factory-fabricated components.
3.
Hanger Rods: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Stainless steel.
b.
Carbon steel.
c.
(Insert material)
d.
As indicated.
4.
Metallic Coating:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the coating required from the following four subparagraphs and delete those not required.
 
a.
Electroplated zinc.
b.
Hot-dipped galvanized.
c.
Mill galvanized.
5.
Nonmetallic Coatings: Plastic coating, jacket, or liner.
6.
Padded Hangers: Hanger with fiberglass or other pipe insulation pad or cushion to support bearing surface of piping.
B.
Stainless-Steel Pipe Hangers and Supports:
1.
Description: MSS SP-58, Types 1 through 58, factory-fabricated components.
2.
Padded Hangers: Hanger with fiberglass or other pipe insulation pad or cushion to support bearing surface of piping.
3.
Hanger Rods: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Stainless steel.
b.
(Insert material)
c.
As indicated.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that manufacturers' catalogs indicate that copper pipe hangers are small, typically NPS 4 (DN 100) or smaller, and types available are limited.
 
C.
Copper Pipe Hangers:
1.
Description: MSS SP-58, Types 1 through 58, copper-coated-steel, factory-fabricated components.
2.
Hanger Rods: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Copper-coated steel
b.
Stainless steel.
c.
(Insert material)
d.
As indicated.
D.
No-hub Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fitting Restraints:
1.
Description: CISPI Designation 301-12 large diameter no-hub cast iron fittings, over 4 inch (102 mm) in size, with supplemental support to minimize the risk of joints separation under high thrust conditions. Auxiliary restraint products used shall be manufactured assemblies with thrust pressure rating adequate for the specific installation. Field devised methods and materials are not permitted.
2.
Product: HOLDRITE 117 Series No Hub Fitting Restraints.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that the trapeze pipe hangers in following paragraph requires calculating and detailing at each use.
 
2.3
TRAPEZE PIPE HANGERS
A.
Trapeze Type: MSS SP-69, Type 59, shop or field-fabricated pipe-support assembly made from structural carbon-steel shapes with MSS SP-58 carbon-steel hanger rods, nuts, saddles, and washers. Total load of piping components imposed on trapeze spans shall not exceed manufacturer's design load rating. Load calculation and detail of each unit shall include a safety factor of 2 times the expected load.
1.
Product:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the product(s) required for the Project and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
EZ-Strut.
b.
Strut Clamps.
c.
HOLDRIGHT Series Insulation Coupling Clamps
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** HOLDRITE does not manufacture fiberglass pipe hangers. Fiberglass pipe hangers in this article require calculating and detailing at each use.
 
2.4
FIBERGLASS PIPE HANGERS
A.
Clevis-Type, Fiberglass Pipe Hangers:
1.
Description: Similar to MSS SP-58, Type 1, steel pipe hanger except hanger is made of fiberglass or fiberglass-reinforced resin.
2.
Hanger Rods: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Fiberglass.
b.
Polyurethane
c.
Stainless steel.
d.
(Insert material)
e.
As indicated.
B.
Strap-Type, Fiberglass Pipe Hangers:
1.
Description: Similar to MSS SP-58, Type 9 or Type 10, steel pipe hanger except hanger is made of fiberglass-reinforced resin.
2.
Hanger Rods and Fittings: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Hanger rods and attachments in paragraph below are typically stainless steel. Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Stainless steel.
b.
(Insert material)
c.
As indicated.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Metal framing systems in this article require calculating and detailing at each use.
 
2.5
METAL FRAMING SYSTEMS
A.
Metal Framing Systems: Shop or field-fabricated pipe-support assembly made of steel channels, accessories, fittings, and other components for supporting multiple parallel pipes.
1.
Product: HOLDRITE STOUT Bracket, HOLDRITE EZ-Strut.
2.
Standard: Comply with MFMA-4.
3.
Channels: Continuous slotted steel channel with inturned lips.
4.
Channel Nuts: Formed or stamped steel nuts or other devices designed to fit into channel slot and, when tightened, prevent slipping along channel.
5.
Hanger Rods: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer made of
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a.
Carbon steel.
b.
Stainless steel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the coating required from the following four subparagraphs and delete those not required.
 
6.
Metallic Coating:
a.
Electroplated zinc.
b.
Hot-dipped galvanized.
c.
Mill galvanized.
d.
Hot galvanized
e.
Mechanically deposited zinc.
7.
Paint Coating:
a.
Vinyl.
b.
Vinyl alkyd.
c.
Epoxy.
d.
Polyester.
e.
Acrylic.
f.
Amine.
g.
Alkyd.
8.
Plastic Coating:
a.
PVC.
b.
Polyurethane.
c.
Epoxy.
d.
Polyester.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** HOLDRITE does not manufacture fiberglass strut systems. Fiberglass strut systems in this article require calculating and detailing at each use.
 
2.6
FIBERGLASS STRUT SYSTEMS
A.
Fiberglass Strut System: Shop or field-fabricated pipe-support assembly similar to MFMA-4 for supporting multiple parallel pipes.
1.
Channels: Continuous slotted fiberglass channel with inturned lips.
2.
Channel Nuts: Fiberglass nuts or other devices designed to fit into channel slot and, when tightened, prevent slipping along channel.
3.
Hanger Rods and Fittings: Continuous-thread rod, nuts, and washer of the following.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required and delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
a.
Fiberglass.
b.
Stainless steel.
c.
(Insert material)
2.7
THERMAL-HANGER SHIELD INSERTS
A.
Thermal-Hanger Shield Inserts:
1.
Hanger Type:
a.
Trapeze or Clamped Systems: Insert and shield shall cover entire circumference of pipe provide HOLDRITE HR 72 and 82 Series Insulation Coupling strut clamps.
b.
Clevis or Band Hangers: Insert and shield shall cover lower 180 degrees of pipe provide HOLDRITE HR 70 Series Insulation Coupling clevis hangers.
2.
Application: Insulation-Insert Material for Cold Piping, HOLDRITE HR Series Insulation Coupling inserts for cold piping.
a.
Standard:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material Standard required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1)
ASTM C 552, Type II cellular glass with 100-psig (688-kPa) minimum compressive strength and vapor barrier.
2)
ASTM C 591, Type VI, Grade 1 polyisocyanurate with 125-psig (862-kPa) minimum compressive strength and vapor barrier.
3.
Application: Insulation-Insert Material for Hot Piping, HOLDRITE HR Series Insulation Coupling inserts for piping temperatures up to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
a.
Standard:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material Standard required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1)
Water-repellent treated, ASTM C 533, Type I calcium silicate with100-psig (688-kPa) minimum compressive strength.
2)
ASTM C 552, Type II cellular glass with100-psig (688-kPa) minimum compressive strength.
3)
ASTM C 591, Type VI, Grade 1 polyisocyanurate with125-psig (862-kPa) minimum compressive strength.
4.
Insert Length: Extend 2 inches (50 mm) beyond sheet metal shield for piping operating below ambient air temperature.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs as required for the Project conditions.
 
2.8
FASTENERS
A.
Powder-Actuated Fasteners: Threaded-steel stud, for use in hardened Portland cement concrete with pullout, tension, and shear capacities appropriate for supported loads and building materials where used.
B.
Mechanical-Expansion Anchors: Insert-wedge-type, metal anchors, for use in hardened Portland cement concrete; with pullout, tension, and shear capacities appropriate for supported loads and building materials where used. Anchors shall be:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1.
Zinc-coated steel.
2.
Stainless steel
C.
Cast-In-Place Anchors:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Insert and Bracket required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1.
Insert:
a.
HOLDRITE #200 Series Inserts
b.
HOLDRITE #400 Series Insert
2.
Bracket:
a.
HOLDRITE #121 Series Brackets
b.
HOLDRITE #125 Series Brackets
3.
Steel or malleable concrete inserts for use with NPS 1 (DN 25) pipe and tubing or smaller, hung high and tight to structure above. Comply with MSS SP-58 load rating
2.9
PIPE STANDS
A.
General Requirements: Shop or field-fabricated assemblies of manufactured corrosion-resistant components to support roof-mounted piping. Coordinate with Roofing specified in Division 7.
B.
Compact Pipe Stand: One-piece plastic unit with integral-rod roller, pipe clamps, or V-shaped cradle to support pipe, for roof installation without membrane penetration.
C.
Low-Type, Single-Pipe Stand: One-piece base unit with plastic roller, for roof installation without membrane penetration. Base shall be:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1.
Plastic.
2.
Stainless steel.
D.
High-Type, Single-Pipe Stand:
1.
Description: Assembly of base, vertical and horizontal members, and pipe support, for roof installation without membrane penetration.
2.
Base: Base shall be:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
Plastic.
b.
Stainless steel.
3.
Vertical Members: Two or more, continuous-thread metal rods. Rods shall be:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the material required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
Cadmium-plated-steel.
b.
Stainless steel.
4.
Horizontal Member: Metal rod with roller-type pipe support.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Rods and Rollers required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
a.
Rods:
1)
Cadmium-plated-steel.
2)
Stainless steel.
b.
Rollers:
1)
Plastic.
2)
Stainless steel.
E.
High-Type, Multiple-Pipe Stand:
1.
Description: Assembly of bases, vertical and horizontal members, and pipe supports, for roof installation without membrane penetration.
2.
Bases: One or more; plastic.
3.
Vertical Members: Two or more protective-coated-steel channels.
4.
Horizontal Member: Protective-coated-steel channel.
5.
Pipe Supports: Galvanized-steel, clevis-type pipe hangers.
F.
Curb-Mounting-Type Pipe Stands: Shop or field-fabricated pipe supports made from structural-steel shapes, continuous-thread rods, and rollers, for mounting on permanent stationary roof curb.
2.10
PIPE POSITIONING SYSTEMS
A.
Description: IAPMO PS 42, positioning system of metal brackets, clips, and straps for positioning piping in pipe spaces; for plumbing fixtures in commercial applications.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Bracket required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1.
Product: HOLDRITE STOUT Bracket.
2.
Product: HOLDRITE Silencer System.
2.11
EQUIPMENT SUPPORTS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Equipment Supports required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required. Note that welded, factory shop or field-fabricated equipment support made from structural carbon-steel shapes requires a structural engineer's design and load rating documentation.
 
A.
Description: Factory-manufactured equipment stands for water heaters.
1.
Product: QUICKSTAND.
B.
Description: Factory-manufactured equipment platforms for suspended water heaters and similar equipment.
1.
Product: QUICKSTAND.
C.
Description: Factory-manufactured water heater restraints. Comply with requirements of California Division of State Architect [authority having jurisdiction].
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Bracket required from the following paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
1.
Product: QUICK STRAP.
2.
Product: QUICK BELT.
D.
Description: Factory-manufactured equipment support for thermal expansion tanks mounted to walls, ceilings, or similar surfaces.
1.
Product: QUICK STRAP.
2.12
ACCESSORY PRODUCTS
A.
Vertical Mid-Span Piping Supports: For use with vertically installed water, waste, vent, air, medical gas and fuel gas pipe, NPS 4 (DN 100) and smaller, for a distance exceeding 48 inches (1.2 m).
1.
Product: HOLDRITE STOUT Bracket System.
B.
Plenum-Rated Support System: For use in supporting tubing and piping in plenum-rated applications. Maximum flame spread 25, smoke developed 50 when tested according to ASTM E 84.
1.
Product: HOLDRITE Flame Fighter Series.
C.
Abrasion-Protection Isolators: Use for prevention of damage to tubes and piping caused by abrasion when passing through or in contact with studs, joists, and similar framing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the product(s) required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1.
Product: HOLDRITE #200 Series Isolators and Clamps.
2.
Product: HOLDRITE #400 Series Isolators.
3.
Product: HOLDRITE #300 Series loop and J-Hangers.
D.
Dissimilar Metal Isolators: Use for prevention of damage to tubes and pipes caused by contact between dissimilar metals.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the product(s) required from the following paragraphs and delete the ones not required.
 
1.
Product: HOLDRITE #200 Series Isolators and Clamps.
2.
Product: HOLDRITE #400 Series Isolators.
3.
Product: HOLDRITE #300 Series loop and J-Hangers.
2.13
ACOUSTICAL NOISE AND VIBRATION ISOLATION
A.
Acoustical Isolation System: Consisting of through-stud isolators, pipe clamps, riser clamp pads, neoprene and felt lining material and associated support brackets. For applications requiring acoustical isolation of tubing, piping, and equipment from structure.
1.
Product: HOLDRITE Silencer System with HOLDRITE STOUT Bracket System.
2.14
MISCELLANEOUS MATERlALS
A.
Structural Steel: ASTM A 36/A 36M, carbon-steel plates, shapes, and bars; black and galvanized.
B.
Grout: ASTM C 1107, factory-mixed and packaged, dry, hydraulic-cement, non-shrink and non-metallic grout; suitable for interior and exterior applications.
1.
Properties: Nonstaining, noncorrosive, and nongaseous.
2.
Design Mix: 5000 psi (34.5-MPa), 28 day compressive strength.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
B.
If substrate is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory conditions before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Obtain permission from Architect before using powder-actuated anchors.
C.
Do not drill or cut structural members.
D.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs to include the installation requirements for the products specified and required for the Project. Delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
3.3
HANGER AND SUPPORT INSTALLATION
A.
Support of piping and equipment by means of engineered products designed for each application. Comply with manufacturer's design load capacities. Makeshift, field-devised methods such as use of scrap materials, plumber's tape, tie wires and similar methods are not permitted.
B.
Metal Pipe-Hanger Installation: Comply with MSS SP-69 and MSS SP-89. Install hangers, supports, clamps, and attachments as required to properly support piping from the building structure.
C.
Metal Trapeze Pipe-Hanger Installation: Comply with MSS SP-69 and MSS SP-89. Arrange for grouping of parallel runs of horizontal piping, and support together on field-fabricated trapeze pipe hangers.
1.
Pipes of Various Sizes: Support together and space trapezes for smallest pipe size or install intermediate supports for smaller diameter pipes as specified for individual pipe hangers.
2.
For applications not suited to, or exceeding the capacity of manufactured supports, field fabricate from ASTM A 36/A 36M, carbon-steel shapes selected and designed for loads being supported. Weld steel according to AWS D1.1/D1.1M.
D.
Fiberglass Pipe-Hanger Installation: Comply with applicable portions of MSS SP-69 and MSS SP-89. Install hangers and attachments as required to properly support piping from building structure.
E.
Metal Framing System Installation: Arrange for grouping of parallel runs of piping, and support together on field-assembled metal framing systems.
F.
Fiberglass Strut System Installation: Arrange for grouping of parallel runs of piping, and support together on field-assembled fiberglass struts.
G.
Thermal-Hanger Shield Installation: Install in pipe hanger or shield for insulated piping.
H.
Fastener System Installation:
1.
Install powder-actuated fasteners for use in lightweight concrete or concrete slabs less than 4 inches (100 mm) thick in concrete after concrete is placed and completely cured. Use operators that are licensed by powder-actuated tool manufacturer. Install fasteners according to powder-actuated tool manufacturer's operating manual.
2.
Install mechanical-expansion anchors in concrete after concrete is placed and completely cured. Install fasteners according to manufacturer's written instructions.
I.
Pipe Stand Installation:
1.
Pipe Stand Types except Curb-Mounted Type: Assemble components and mount on smooth roof surface. Do not penetrate roof membrane.
2.
Curb-Mounted-Type Pipe Stands: Assemble components or fabricate pipe stand and mount on permanent, stationary roof curb. Roof curbs are specified in Section 07 25 00 - WeatherBarriers Roof Accessories.
J.
Pipe Positioning-System Installation: Install support devices to make rigid supply and waste piping connections to each plumbing fixture with the use of manufactured products, designed for each specific application. Makeshift, field-devised, methods shall not be employed.
K.
Install hangers and supports complete with necessary attachments, inserts, bolts, rods, nuts, washers, and other accessories with the use of manufactured products, designed for each specific application. Makeshift, field-devised, methods shall not be employed.
L.
Equipment Support Installation: Use manufactured equipment supports designed for and recommended by manufacturer for specific applications. Comply with manufacturers rated load capacities. For applications not suited to, or exceeding the capacity of manufactured supports, fabricate supports from welded-structural-steel shapes designed for the equipment to be supported.
M.
Install hangers and supports to allow controlled thermal and seismic movement of piping systems, to permit freedom of movement between pipe anchors, and to facilitate action of expansion joints, expansion loops, expansion bends, and similar units.
N.
Install lateral bracing with pipe hangers and supports to prevent swaying.
O.
Install Cast Iron pipe in compliance with all U S soil pipe and fitting manufacturers' installation instructions and per CISPI Designation 310-11, CISPI Designation 301-09 and the CISPI Cast Iron Soil Pipe Handbook, regarding auxiliary support for ho-hub cast iron pipe and fitting joints over 4 inches (102 mm) in size and for joints subjected to excessive thrust forces, use manufactured assemblies with appropriate thrust pressure ratings, rather than field assembled miscellaneous materials.
P.
Building Attachments:
1.
Within concrete slabs or attached to structural steel. Install additional attachments at concentrated loads, including valves, flanges, and strainers in accordance with NPS 2-1/2 (DN 65) and larger and at changes in direction of piping. Install concrete inserts before concrete is placed; fasten inserts to forms and install reinforcing bars through openings at top of inserts.
2.
For overhead pipe NPS 1 (DN 25) and smaller, use cast-in-place anchors specified.
Q.
Load Distribution: Install hangers and supports so that piping live and dead loads and stresses from movement will not be transmitted to connected equipment.
R.
Pipe Slopes: Install hangers and supports to provide indicated pipe slopes and to not exceed maximum pipe deflections allowed by ASME B31.9 for building services piping.
S.
Insulated Piping:
1.
Attach clamps and spacers to piping.
a.
Piping Operating above Ambient Air Temperature: Clamp may project through insulation.
b.
Piping Operating below Ambient Air Temperature: Use thermal-hanger shield insert with clamp sized to match OD of insert.
c.
Do not exceed pipe stress limits allowed by ASME B31.9 for building services piping.
2.
Install MSS SP-58, Type 39, protection saddles if insulation without vapor barrier is indicated. Fill interior voids with insulation that matches adjoining insulation.
a.
Option: Thermal-hanger shield inserts may be used. Include steel weight-distribution plate for pipe NPS 4 (DN 100) and larger if pipe is installed on rollers.
3.
Install MSS SP-58, Type 40, protective shields on cold piping with vapor barrier. Shields shall span an arc of 180 degrees.
a.
Option: Thermal-hanger shield inserts may be used. Include steel weight-distribution plate for pipe NPS 4 (DN 100) and larger if pipe is installed on rollers.
4.
Shield Dimensions for Pipe: Not less than the following:
a.
NPS 1/4 to NPS 3-1/2 (DN 8 to DN 90): 12 inches (305 mm) long and 0.048 inch (1.22 mm) thick.
b.
NPS 4 (DN 100): 12 inches (305 mm) long and 0.06 inch (1.52 mm) thick.
c.
NPS 5 and NPS 6 (DN 125 and DN 150): 18 inches (457 mm) long and 0.06 inch (1.52 mm) thick.
d.
NPS 8 to NPS 14 (DN 200 to DN 350): 24 inches (610 mm) long and 0.075 inch (1.91 mm) thick.
e.
NPS 16 to NPS 24 (DN 400 to DN 600): 24 inches (610 mm) long and 0.105 inch (2.67 mm) thick.
5.
Pipes NPS 8 (DN 200) and Larger: Include wood or reinforced calcium-silicate-insulation inserts of length at least as long as protective shield.
6.
Thermal-Hanger Shields: Install with insulation of same thickness as piping insulation.
T.
Isolate piping systems from building structure to minimize noise transfer by using acoustical suspension isolator silencer and bracket system.
U.
Protect tubing and piping from damage caused by abrasion when passing through studs, joists, and similar framing using abrasion protection isolators.
V.
In plenum-rated applications, use tested clamp and isolator support systems designed specifically for this application.
W.
Prevent damage to piping and tubing caused by contact between dissimilar metals using insert system designed specifically for this application.
3.4
EQUIPMENT SUPPORTS
A.
Use manufactured equipment supports designed for and recommended by manufacturer for specific applications. Comply with manufacturer's rated load capacities. For applications not suited to, or exceeding, the capacity of manufactured supports, fabricate structural-steel stands to suspend equipment from structure overhead or to support equipment above floor.
B.
Grouting: Place grout under supports for equipment and make bearing surface smooth.
C.
Provide lateral bracing, to prevent swaying, for equipment supports.
D.
No-hub pipe and fitting coupling joints over 4 inches (102 mm) in size shall receive auxiliary support by means of appropriate bracing materials, per all US soil pipe and fitting manufacturers' installation instructions and per CISPI Designation 310-11, CISPI Designation 301-09 and the CISPI Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings Handbook. Auxiliary restraint products used shall be manufactured assemblies with thrust pressure rating adequate for the specific installation and shall be installed onto horizontal joints over 4 inches (102 mm) diameter in size. Field devised methods and materials shall not be used to accomplish this application solution.
3.5
METAL FABRICATIONS
A.
Cut, drill, and fit miscellaneous metal fabrications for trapeze pipe hangers and equipment supports.
B.
Fit exposed connections together to form hairline joints. Field weld connections that cannot be shop welded because of shipping size limitations.
C.
Field Welding: Comply with AWS D1.1/D1.1M procedures for shielded, metal arc welding; appearance and quality of welds; and methods used in correcting welding work; and with the following:
1.
Use materials and methods that minimize distortion and develop strength and corrosion resistance of base metals.
2.
Obtain fusion without undercut or overlap.
3.
Remove welding flux immediately.
4.
Finish welds at exposed connections so no roughness shows after finishing and so contours of welded surfaces match adjacent contours.
3.6
ADJUSTING
A.
Hanger Adjustments: Adjust hangers to distribute loads equally on attachments and to achieve indicated slope of pipe.
B.
Trim excess length of continuous-thread hanger and support rods to minimum of 1-1/2 inches (40 mm).
3.7
PAINTING
A.
Touchup: Clean field welds and abraded areas of shop paint. Paint exposed areas immediately after erecting hangers and supports. Use same materials as used for shop painting. Comply with SSPC-PA 1 requirements for touching up field-painted surfaces.
1.
Apply paint by brush or spray to provide a minimum dry film thickness of 2.0 mils (0.05 mm).
B.
Touchup: Cleaning and touchup painting of field welds, bolted connections, and abraded areas of shop paint on miscellaneous metal are specified in Section 09 90 00 - Painting and Coating Painting.
C.
Galvanized Surfaces: Clean welds, bolted connections, and abraded areas and apply galvanizing-repair paint to comply with ASTM A 780.
3.8
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
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3.9
HANGER AND SUPPORT SCHEDULE
A.
Specific hanger and support requirements are in Sections specifying piping systems and equipment.
B.
Comply with MSS SP-69 for pipe-hanger selections and applications that are not specified in piping system Sections.
C.
Use hangers and supports with galvanized metallic coatings for piping and equipment that will not have field-applied finish.
D.
Use nonmetallic coatings on attachments for electrolytic protection where attachments are in direct contact with copper tubing.
E.
Use carbon-steel for general service applications.
F.
Use stainless steel or fiberglass corrosion-resistant attachments for hostile environment applications.
G.
Use copper-plated hangers and copper or stainless steel attachments for copper piping and tubing.
H.
Use padded hangers for piping that is subject to scratching.
I.
Use thermal-hanger shield inserts for insulated piping and tubing.
J.
Horizontal-Piping Hangers and Supports: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Adjustable, Steel Clevis Hangers (MSS Type 1): For suspension of noninsulated or insulated, stationary pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 30 (DN 15 to DN 750).
2.
Yoke-Type Pipe Clamps (MSS Type 2): For suspension of up to 1050 degrees F (566 degrees C), pipes NPS 4 to NPS 24 (DN 100 to DN 600), requiring up to 4 inches (100 mm) of insulation.
3.
Carbon- or Alloy-Steel, Double-Bolt Pipe Clamps (MSS Type 3): For suspension of pipes NPS 3/4 to NPS 36 (DN 20 to DN 900), requiring clamp flexibility and up to 4 inches (100 mm) of insulation.
4.
Steel Pipe Clamps (MSS Type 4): For suspension of cold and hot pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 24 (DN 15 to DN 600) if little or no insulation is required.
5.
Pipe Hangers (MSS Type 5): For suspension of pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 4 (DN 15 to DN 100), to allow off-center closure for hanger installation before pipe erection.
6.
Adjustable, Swivel Split- or Solid-Ring Hangers (MSS Type 6): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 3/4 to NPS 8 (DN 20 to DN 200).
7.
Adjustable, Steel Band Hangers (MSS Type 7): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 8 (DN 15 to DN 200).
8.
Adjustable Band Hangers (MSS Type 9): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 8 (DN 15 to DN 200).
9.
Adjustable, Swivel-Ring Band Hangers (MSS Type 10): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 8 (DN 15 to DN 200).
10.
Split Pipe Ring with or without Turnbuckle Hangers (MSS Type 11): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 3/8 to NPS 8 (DN 10 to DN 200).
11.
Extension Hinged or Two-Bolt Split Pipe Clamps (MSS Type 12): For suspension of noninsulated, stationary pipes NPS 3/8 to NPS 3 (DN 10 to DN 80).
12.
U-Bolts (MSS Type 24): For support of heavy pipes NPS 1/2 to NPS 30 (DN 15 to DN 750).
13.
Clips (MSS Type 26): For support of insulated pipes not subject to expansion or contraction.
14.
Pipe Saddle Supports (MSS Type 36): For support of pipes NPS 4 to NPS 36 (DN 100 to DN 900), with steel-pipe base stanchion support and cast-iron floor flange or carbon-steel plate.
15.
Pipe Stanchion Saddles (MSS Type 37): For support of pipes NPS 4 to NPS 36 (DN 100 to DN 900), with steel-pipe base stanchion support and cast-iron floor flange or carbon-steel plate, and with U-bolt to retain pipe.
16.
Adjustable Pipe Saddle Supports (MSS Type 38): For stanchion-type support for pipes NPS 2-1/2 to NPS 36 (DN 65 to DN 900) if vertical adjustment is required, with steel-pipe base stanchion support and cast-iron floor flange.
17.
Single-Pipe Rolls (MSS Type 41): For suspension of pipes NPS 1 to NPS 30 (DN 25 to DN 750), from two rods if longitudinal movement caused by expansion and contraction might occur.
18.
Adjustable Roller Hangers (MSS Type 43): For suspension of pipes NPS 2-1/2 to NPS 24 (DN 65 to DN 600), from single rod if horizontal movement caused by expansion and contraction might occur.
19.
Complete Pipe Rolls (MSS Type 44): For support of pipes NPS 2 to NPS 42 (DN 50 to DN 1050) if longitudinal movement caused by expansion and contraction might occur but vertical adjustment is not necessary.
20.
Pipe Roll and Plate Units (MSS Type 45): For support of pipes NPS 2 to NPS 24 (DN 50 to DN 600) if small horizontal movement caused by expansion and contraction might occur and vertical adjustment is not necessary.
21.
Adjustable Pipe Roll and Base Units (MSS Type 46): For support of pipes NPS 2 to NPS 30 (DN 50 to DN 750) if vertical and lateral adjustment during installation might be required in addition to expansion and contraction.
K.
Vertical-Piping Clamps: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Extension Pipe or Riser Clamps (MSS Type 8): For support of pipe risers NPS 3/4 to NPS 24 (DN 24 to DN 600).
2.
Carbon- or Alloy-Steel Riser Clamps (MSS Type 42): For support of pipe risers NPS 3/4 to NPS 24 (DN 20 to DN 600) if longer ends are required for riser clamps.
L.
Hanger-Rod Attachments: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Steel Turnbuckles (MSS Type 13): For adjustment up to 6 inches (150 mm) for heavy loads.
2.
Steel Clevises (MSS Type 14): For 120 to 450 degrees F (49 to 232 degrees C) piping installations.
3.
Swivel Turnbuckles (MSS Type 15): For use with MSS Type 11, split pipe rings.
4.
Malleable-Iron Sockets (MSS Type 16): For attaching hanger rods to various types of building attachments.
5.
Steel Weldless Eye Nuts (MSS Type 17): For 120 to 450 degrees F (49 to 232 degrees C) piping installations.
M.
Building Attachments: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Steel or Malleable Concrete Inserts (MSS Type 18): For upper attachment to suspend pipe hangers from concrete ceiling.
2.
Top-Beam C-Clamps (MSS Type 19): For use under roof installations with bar-joist construction, to attach to top flange of structural shape.
3.
Side-Beam or Channel Clamps (MSS Type 20): For attaching to bottom flange of beams, channels, or angles.
4.
Center-Beam Clamps (MSS Type 21): For attaching to center of bottom flange of beams.
5.
Welded Beam Attachments (MSS Type 22): For attaching to bottom of beams if loads are considerable and rod sizes are large.
6.
C-Clamps (MSS Type 23): For structural shapes.
7.
Top-Beam Clamps (MSS Type 25): For top of beams if hanger rod is required tangent to flange edge.
8.
Side-Beam Clamps (MSS Type 27): For bottom of steel I-beams.
9.
Steel-Beam Clamps with Eye Nuts (MSS Type 28): For attaching to bottom of steel I-beams for heavy loads.
10.
Linked-Steel Clamps with Eye Nuts (MSS Type 29): For attaching to bottom of steel I-beams for heavy loads, with link extensions.
11.
Malleable-Beam Clamps with Extension Pieces (MSS Type 30): For attaching to structural steel.
12.
Welded-Steel Brackets: For support of pipes from below or for suspending from above by using clip and rod. Use one of the following for indicated loads:
a.
Light (MSS Type 31): 750 lb (340 kg).
b.
Medium (MSS Type 32): 1500 lb (680 kg).
c.
Heavy (MSS Type 33): 3000 lb (1360 kg).
13.
Side-Beam Brackets (MSS Type 34): For sides of steel or wooden beams.
14.
Plate Lugs (MSS Type 57): For attaching to steel beams if flexibility at beam is required.
15.
Horizontal Travelers (MSS Type 58): For supporting piping systems subject to linear horizontal movement where headroom is limited.
N.
Saddles and Shields: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Steel-Pipe-Covering Protection Saddles (MSS Type 39): To fill interior voids with insulation that matches adjoining insulation.
2.
Protection Shields (MSS Type 40): Of length recommended in writing by manufacturer to prevent crushing insulation.
3.
Thermal-Hanger Shield Inserts: For supporting insulated pipe.
O.
Spring Hangers and Supports: Unless otherwise indicated and except as specified in piping system Sections, install the following types:
1.
Restraint-Control Devices (MSS Type 47): Where indicated to control piping movement.
2.
Spring Cushions (MSS Type 48): For light loads if vertical movement does not exceed 1-1/4 inches (32 mm).
3.
Spring-Cushion Roll Hangers (MSS Type 49): For equipping Type 41, roll hanger with springs.
4.
Spring Sway Braces (MSS Type 50): To retard sway, shock, vibration, or thermal expansion in piping systems.
5.
Variable-Spring Hangers (MSS Type 51): Preset to indicated load and limit variability factor to 25 percent to allow expansion and contraction of piping system from hanger.
6.
Variable-Spring Base Supports (MSS Type 52): Preset to indicated load and limit variability factor to 25 percent to allow expansion and contraction of piping system from base support.
7.
Variable-Spring Trapeze Hangers (MSS Type 53): Preset to indicated load and limit variability factor to 25 percent to allow expansion and contraction of piping system from trapeze support.
8.
Constant Supports: For critical piping stress and if necessary to avoid transfer of stress from one support to another support, critical terminal, or connected equipment. Include auxiliary stops for erection, hydrostatic test, and load-adjustment capability. These supports include the following types:
a.
Horizontal (MSS Type 54): Mounted horizontally.
b.
Vertical (MSS Type 55): Mounted vertically.
c.
Trapeze (MSS Type 56): Two vertical-type supports and one trapeze member.
P.
Comply with MSS SP-69 for trapeze pipe-hanger selections and applications that are not specified in piping system Sections.
Q.
Comply with MFMA-103 for metal framing system selections and applications that are not specified in piping system Sections.
R.
Use powder-actuated fasteners or mechanical-expansion anchors instead of building attachments where required in concrete construction.
S.
Use pipe positioning systems in pipe spaces behind plumbing fixtures to support supply and waste piping for plumbing fixtures.
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