Support Spacing for ABS, PE, PVC, Fiberglass and Steel Pipes

Support span for ABS, PE, PVC, Fiberglass and Steel Pipes

Support span for PVC, Fiberglass and Steel pipes filled with cold water are indicated in the table below:

Support Spacing (feet)
NPS
(inches)
DN
(mm)
Standard Steel Pipe Fiberglass Pipe PVC Pipe
Schedule 80
1 25 7 12 4.5
1 1/2 40 9 14 5
2 50 10 15 5
3 80 12 17 6
4 100 14 19 7.5
6 150 17 22 8.5
8 200 19 24 9
10 250 22 27 9.5
  • specific gravity of water = 1.0 - temperature 60oF (15.56oC)
  • 1 ft (foot) = 0.3048 m

Support centers for ABS, PE and PVC pipes - schedule 40 and 80 - are indicated in the diagram below:

ABS, PE, PVC pipes - support centers

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