PP Pipes - Support Spacing

Maximum distance between PolyPropylene pipes supports

Maximum support spacing for PP - PolyPropylene - pipes depends on the operating temperature. Maximum spacing between supports at different temperatures can be found in the tables below:

PP Pipes - Schedule 40

Maximum Support Spacing (feet)
NPS
(inches)
Operating Temperature (oF)
60 100 140 180
1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 1
3/4 2 2 1 1/2 1 1/2
1 2 2 2 1 1/2
1 1/4 2 1/2 2 2 2
1 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 2
2 3 2 1/2 2 1/2 2
3 3 1/2 2 1/2 3 2 1/2
4 4 3 3 1/2 3

PP Pipes - Schedule 80

Maximum Support Spacing (feet)
NPS
(inches)
Operating Temperature (oF)
60 100 140 180
1/2 2 2 2 1 1/2
3/4 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 2
1 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 2
1 1/4 3 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2
1 1/2 3 3 2 1/2 2 1/2
2 3 1/2 3 3 2 1/2
3 4 4 3 1/2 3 1/2
4 4 1/2 4 1/2 4 3 1/2
  • 1 ft (foot) = 0.3048 m
  • T(oC) = 5/9[T(oF) - 32]

Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications. Polypropylene is unusually resistant to chemical solvents, bases and acids.

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