Anchors generally consist of structural members
condition. Figure 15-34 shows some applications and
welded to the pipe and, in turn, to the ship structure such
examples of this type of support.
as a deck or bulkhead.
Sway braces are generally mounted horizontally
and are not designed to support the weight of the piping
To prevent swinging motions or vibration of piping
system. Sway braces are adjusted so that no force acts
or to resist shock or impact loads, anchors (rigid or sway
on the pipe in the hot condition but will provide restraint
braces, rigid and spring type) are normally installed.
Figure 15-34.--Constant-support pipe hangers.