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Hanger rods are round steel bars normally threaded used to connect other components, such as pipe support hardware, to make a pipe hanger assembly. U-bolts are a u-shaped rod with threaded ends, that fits around a pipe and is attached to a supporting member.

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GENERAL DIMENSIONS & SPECIFICATIONS

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Fig. 30: Turnbuckle

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        Fabricated                                                                                                Forged

MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black or galvanized, furnished black unless otherwise specified.
SERVICE: Provides adjustment up to 6” for heavy loads.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size, description and finish. We may supply fabricated or forged.

ROD SIZE

MAX.

RECOM. LOAD (lb.)

S
T

WEIGHT

(lb. per 100)

A
@650° F
@750° F
3/8
730
572
7 1/4
5/8
34
1/2
1350
1057
7 1/2
3/4
47
5/8
2160
1692
7 3/4
7/8
86
3/4
3230
2530
8 1/4
1 1/8
134
7/8
4480
3508
8 1/2
1 1/4
190
1
5900
4620
9
1 1/2
247
1 1/8
7660
5560
9 1/4
1 5/8
338
1 1/4
9500
7440
9 1/4
1 5/8
330
1 1/2
13800
10807
9 3/4
1 7/8
530
1 3/4
18600
14566
10 1/2
2 1/4
780
2
24600
19265
11
2 1/2
1195
2 1/4
32300
25295
12 1/4
3 1/8
2700
2 1/2
39800
31169
12 1/4
3 1/8
2690

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Fig. 40: Weldless Eye Nut

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MATERIAL: Forged steel
SERVICE: For use on high temperature piping installation.
FEATURES:
 Supports loads equal to the full limitation of the hanger rod.
 Provides flexible connection when used with straight thread rods.

ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size, description, rod tapping and finish.

SIZE NO.
ROD SIZE A

MAX. RECOM.

LOAD (lbs.)

B
C
D
E
F
G

APPROX.

WEIGHT

(lbs. per 100)

@650°F
@750°F
1
3/8
730
572
1 1/2
1 3/16
1/2
2
1 3/8
11/16
68
1/2
1350
1057
69
5/8
2160
1692
66
3/4
3230
2530
59
2
7/8
4480
3508
2
1 11/16
3/4
2 5/8
1 15/16
1
170
1
5900
4620
170
3
1 1/8
7660
5560
2 1/2
1 13/16
1
3 3/8
2 3/8
1 1/4
380
1 1/4
9500
7440
380
1 1/2
13800
10807
350
4
1 3/4
18600
14566
4
4
1 1/2
6 1/4
4
2 1/4
1890
2
24600
19265
1890
2 1/4
32300
25295
1800
2 1/2
39800
31169
1660

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Fig. 91: Clevis Pin with Cotters

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black or galvanized

SERVICE: To be used as an option to support the load on Type C variable spring hangers, Type C constant supports,Fig. 95 clevises, and Fig. 20 welded beam attachment.

ORDERING: Specify figure number, pin diameter, description, finish, and if cotter pins are needed. If planning to use the clevis pin with any of the above mentioned figures, please list which figure in the order instructions.

PIN DIA. D
MAX. LOAD (lb.)
WEIGHT
L
W
E
H
COTTER PIN SIZE
@650°F @750°F
  1/2
730
572
0.12
2  7/8
2 1/8
3/8
3/32
1/8 x 1 1/4
  5/8
1350
1057
0.18
3  1/8
2 3/8
3/8
3/32
1/8 x 1 1/4
  3/4
2160
1691
0.29
3  5/8
2 7/8
3/8
7/32
3/16 x 1 1/2
  7/8
3230
2529
0.47
4
3 1/4
3/8
7/32
3/16 x 1 1/2
1
4480
3508
0.67
4
3 1/4
3/8
7/32
3/16 x 2
1  1/8
5900
4620
1.00
4  3/4
4
3/8
7/32
3/16 x 2
1  1/4
7410
5802
1.70
4  7/8
4 1/4
3/8
9/32
1/4 x 2
1  3/8
9500
7439
2.10
5  3/8
4 3/8
1/2
9/32
1/4 x 2
1  5/8
13800
10805
3.30
6
5
1/2
9/32
1/4 x 2
1  7/8
18600
14564
4.80
7  1/8
5 7/8
5/8
3/8
3/8 x 3
2  1/4
24600
19262
7.20
7 1/8
5 7/8
5/8
3/8
3/8 x 4
2  1/2
32300
25291
9.30
7  5/8
6 3/8
5/8
3/8
3/8 x 4
2  3/4
39800
31163
12.50
7  7/8
6 5/8
5/8
3/8
3/8 x 4
3
49400
38680
16.60
8  1/4
6 3/4
3/4
1/2
1/2 x 5
3  1/4
60100
47058
20.00
8  1/2
7
3/4
1/2
1/2 x 5
3  1/2
71900
56298
23.90
8  3/4
7 1/4
3/4
1/2
1/2 x 5
3  3/4
84700
66320
25.10
9  1/2
8
3/4
1/2
1/2 x 6
4
98500
77125
34.80
9  3/4
8 1/4
3/4
1/2
1/2 x 6

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Fig. 92: Steel Washer Plate

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MATERIAL: Carbon Steel
FINISH: Black
SERVICE: For use on top of channels or angles to support pipe with rods or U-Bolts
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size, description and finish.

ROD SIZE
HOLE DIAMETER
SIZE OF STEEL
APPROXIMATE WEIGHT lbs. per 100
A x A x B
3/8
1/2
3 x 3 x 1/4
6.2
1/2
5/8
3 x 3 x 1/4
6.2
5/8
3/4
3 x 3 x 3/8
9.1
3/4
7/8
4 x 4 x 3/8
16.0
7/8
1
4 x 4 x 1/2
22.0
1
1 1/4
4 x 4 x 1/2
21.0
1 1/4
1 1/2
5 x 5 x 1/2
33.0
1 1/2
1 3/4
5 x 5 x 3/4
48.0
1 3/4
2
5 x 5 x 3/4
47.0
2
2 1/4
5 x 5 x 3/4
45.0
2 1/4
2 1/2
6 x 6 x 3/4
66.0
2 1/2
2 3/4
6 x 6 x 3/4
64.0
2 3/4
3
6 x 6 x 3/4
62.0
3
3 1/4
6 x 6 x 3/4
59.0
3 1/4
3 1/2
6 x 6 x 3/4
56.0
3 1/2
3 3/4
7 x 7 x 3/4
81.0
3 3/4
4
7 x 7 x 3/4
78.0

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Fig. 95: Steel Clevis

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
SERVICE: For use on high temperature piping installation.
FEATURES:
 Complies fully with the code for pressure piping.
 Supports loads equal to the full limitation of the hanger rod.

ORDERING: Specify figure number, body size, description, rod tapping, size of pin hole, size of pin, size of grip and finish. We may supply fabricated or forged.

ROD SIZE

MAX RECOM.

LOAD, lbs.

APPROX.

WEIGHT lb./ each

BODY SIZE

NO.

PIN SIZE P
A
D
N
T
W
MAX. GRIP
650 °F
750 °F
3/8
730
572
1
2
1/2
3 7/8
1 7/16
5/8
5/16
1 1/16
5/8
1/2
1350
1057
.9
5/8
3 7/8
1 7/16
5/8
5/16
1 1/16
5/8
5/8
2160
1692
.9
3/4
3 7/8
1 7/16
5/8
5/16
1 1/16
5/8
3/4
3230
2530
2.5
2 1/2
7/8
4
2 1/2
1 1/8
5/16
1 1/4
7/8
7/8
4480
3508
2.5
1
4
2 1/2
1 1/8
5/16
1 1/4
7/8
1
5900
4620
4
3
1 1/8
5
3
1 5/16
1/2
1 1/2
1 1/4
1 1/8
7660
4620
4
1 1/4
5
3
1 5/16
1/2
1 1/2
1 1/4
1 1/4
9500
7440
4
1 3/8
5
3
1 5/16
1/2
1 1/2
1 1/4
1 1/2
13800
10807
6
3 1/2
1 5/8
6
3 1/2
1 5/8
1/2
1 3/4
1 1/2
1 3/4
18600
14566
8
4
1 7/8
6
4
1 3/4
1/2
2
1 1/2
2
24600
19265
16
5
2 1/4
7
5
2 1/4
5/8
2 1/2
2 1/2
2 1/4
32300
25295
26
6
2 1/2
8
6
2 3/4
3/4
3
2 1/2
2 1/2
39800
31169
26
2 3/4
8
6
2 3/4
3/4
3
2 1/2

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Fig. 100: Tangent U-Bolt

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black. Galvanized upon request.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, pipe size, description and finish, if other than black.
NOTE:
 U-bolts are furnished with four hexagon nuts or are furnished with two hexagon nuts.
 Special U-bolts with longer tangents and threads and special materials can be furnished as specified.

PIPE

SIZE

MAX. RECOM. LOAD (lb.)
A
B
C
D
E

WEIGHT

per 100

1/2
580
1/4
7/8
1 1/8
2 1/2
2 1/2
12
3/4
580
1/4
1 1/8
1 3/8
2 5/8
2 1/2
13
1
580
1/4
1 3/8
1 5/8
2 3/4
2 1/2
14
1 1/4
1460
3/8
1 3/4
2 1/8
2 7/8
2 1/2
38
1 1/2
1460
3/8
2
2 3/8
3
2 1/2
39
2
1460
3/8
2 1/2
2 7/8
3 1/4
2 1/2
42
2 1/2
2700
1/2
3
3 1/2
3 3/4
3
90
3
2700
1/2
3 5/8
4 1/8
4
3
99
3 1/2
2700
1/2
4 1/8
4 5/8
4 1/4
3
109
4
2700
1/2
4 5/8
5 1/8
4 1/2
3
115
5
2700
1/2
5 5/8
6 1/8
5
3
128
6
4320
5/8
6 3/4
7 3/8
6 1/8
3 3/4
239
8
4320
5/8
8 3/4
9 3/8
7 1/8
3 3/4
283
10
6460
3/4
10 7/8
11 5/8
8 3/8
4
479
12
9960
7/8
12 7/8
13 3/4
9 5/8
4 1/4
764
14
9960
7/8
14 1/8
15
10 1/4
4 1/4
820
16
9960
7/8
16 1/8
17
11 1/4
4 1/4
870
18
11800
1
18 1/8
19 1/8
12 5/8
4 3/4
1350
20
11800
1
20 1/8
21 1/8
13 5/8
4 3/4
1460
24
11800
1
24 1/8
25 1/8
15 5/8
4 3/4
1710
30
11800
1
30 1/8
31 1/8
18 5/8
4 3/4
1920
36
11800
1
36 1/8
37 1/8
21 5/8
4 3/4
2326

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Fig. 100-TPI: Long Tangent U-Bolt with Thermal Plastic Isolator (TPI) & Polyshrink

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black or Galvanized with Polyshrink (furnished black unless otherwise specified.)
ORDERING: Specify figure number, pipe size, description and finish, operating temperature and any other special requirements
NOTE:
 U-bolts are furnished with four hexagon nuts, thermal plastic isolator (TPI) and polyshrink coating.
 Special U-bolts with longer tangents, threads and special material can be furnished as specified
 Thermal Plastic Isolator (TPI) color = white
 Maximum Service Temperature = 181°F
 Coefficient of friction = 0.25
 Compressive strength = 15,000 psi
 Higher temperature thermal plastic isolators (TPI) are available on request
 Polyshrink: Tensile Strength = 2,100 psi

NOMINAL
PIPE

SIZE

MAX. RECOM. LOAD (lb.)
Rod Dia
B
C
D
E
TPI
L Hole Dia W H
1/2
580
1/4
1 1 7/16 3 1/2 3 1/2 2 1/2 3/8 3/4 5/16
3/4
580
1/4
1 3/16 1 5/8 3 5/8 3 1/2 3 3/8 3/4 5/16
1
580
1/4
1 1/2 1 15/16 3 3/4 3 1/2 3 3/8 3/4 5/16
1 1/4
1460
3/8
1 13/16 2 3/8 3 7/8 3 1/2 3 1/2 1/2 1 7/16
1 1/2
1460
3/8
2 1/16 2 5/8 4 3 1/2 4 1/2 1 7/16
2
1460
3/8
2 1/2 3 1/16 4 1/4 3 1/2 4 1/2 1/2 1 7/16
2 1/2
2700
1/2
3 3 11/16 4 3/4 4 5 5/8 1 7/16
3
2700
1/2
3 5/8 4 5/16 5 4 6 5/8 1 7/16
3 1/2
2700
1/2
4 1/8 4 13/16 5 1/4 4 7 5/8 1 7/16
4
2700
1/2
4 5/8 5 5/16 5 1/2 4 7 5/8 1 7/16
5
2700
1/2
5 5/8 6 5/16 6 4 8 5/8 1 7/16
6
4320
5/8
6 3/4 7 9/16 7 1/8 4 3/4 9 11/16 1 7/16
8
4320
5/8
8 3/4 9 9/16 8 1/8 4 3/4 11 11/16 1 7/16
10
6460
3/4
10 7/8 11 13/16 9 3/8 5 13 1/2 7/8 1 1/2 11/16
12
9960
7/8
12 7/8 13 15/16 10 5/8 5 1/4 16 1 1 1/2 11/16
14
9960
7/8
14 1/8 15 3/16 11 1/4 5 1/4 17 1 1 1/2 11/16
16
9960
7/8
16 1/8 17 3/16 12 1/4 5 1/4 19 1 1 1/2 11/16
18
11800
1
18 1/8 19 5/16 13 5/8 5 3/4 21 1/2 1 1/8 1 1/2 11/16
20
11800
1
20 1/8 21 5/16 14 5/8 5 3/4 23 1/2 1 1/8 1 1/2 11/16
24
11800
1
24 1/8 25 5/16 16 5/8 5 3/4 27 1/2 1 1/8 1 1/2 11/16
30
11800
1
30 1/8 31 5/16 19 5/8 5 3/4 33 1/2 1 1/8 1 1/2 11/16
36
11800
1
36 1/8 37 5/16 22 5/8 5 3/4 39 1/2 1 1/8 1 1/2 11/16

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Fig. 35: Rod Coupling – Straight with Site Hole

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black
SERVICE: Used for connecting two rods together of the same diameter.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size, and description.

ROD SIZE A
MAX LOAD
WEIGHT
D
L
3/8
730
0.09
 5/8
1 3/4
1/2
1350
0.12
 3/4
1 1/2
5/8
2160
0.24
 15/16
1 7/8
3/4
3230
0.42
1  1/8
2 1/4
7/8
4480
0.66
1  5/16
2 5/8
1
5900
1.00
1  1/2
3

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Fig. 110: Eye Rod (Welded)

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SIZE RANGE: Welded eye rods are furnished in any length specified. Eye rods will be furnished in other than standard lengths and with other than standard length thread when required and so ordered.
MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FEATURES: Through 1 ½”, inside diameter of eye will accommodate a bolt diameter 1/8” larger than rod diameter, 1 3/4” and larger inside diameter of eye will take a bolt of 1/4” larger than rod diameter.
MAX TEMP.: 750°F
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod length and diameter, description and finish.

ROD SIZE

A

STANDARD

ROD THREAD LENGTH, D (in.)

MAXIMUM

LOAD (lbs.)

@ 650° F
@ 750° F
3/8
2 1/2
730
572
1/2
2 1/2
1350
1057
5/8
2 1/2
2160
1692
3/4
3
3230
2530
7/8
3 1/2
4480
3508
1
4
5900
4620
1 1/8
4 1/2
6230
5560
1 1/4
5
9500
7440
1 1/2
6
13800
10807
1 3/4
7
18600
14566
2
8
24600
19265
2 1/4
9
32300
25295
2 1/2
10
39800
31169

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Fig. 120: Eye Rod (Not Welded)

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SIZE RANGE: Not welded Eye Rods are stocked in all sizes in the following standard lengths: 8”, 10”, 12”, 14”, 18”, 24”, 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 54”, 60”, 66” and 72”. Eye rods will be furnished in other than standard lengths and with other than standard length thread when so ordered.

MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FEATURES: For 1 ½” rod, the inside eye diameter will accommodate a bolt with a diameter 1/8” larger than the rod diameter. For 1 3/4” or larger rods, the inside eye diameter will accommodate a bolt with a diameter of 1/4” larger than rod diameter.
MAX TEMP.: 650°F
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod length and diameter, description and finish.

ROD SIZE

A

STANDARD

ROD THREAD LENGTH (in.)
D

MAX. RECOM. LOAD (lbs.)
3/8
2 1/2
240
1/2
2 1/2
440
5/8
2 1/2
705
3/4
3
1050
7/8
3 1/2
1470
1
4
1940
1 1/8
4 1/2
2430
1 1/4
5
3120
1 1/2
6
4650
1 3/4
7
6380
2
8
8280
2 1/4
9
10900
2 1/2
10
13400

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Fig. 122: All Threaded Eye Rod

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MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black, painted, or hot dipped galvanized.
SERVICE: For use as support rods where a universal connection is required to allow piping movement.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod length and diameter, description and finish.

ROD SIZE

A

MAX. RECOM. LOAD (lb.)

APPROX.

WEIGHT (lb. per 100)

@ 650° F @ 750° F
1/4
240
215
12
3/8
730
572
30
1/2
1350
1057
53
5/8
2160
1692
84
3/4
3230
2530
123
7/8
4480
3508
168
1
5900
4620
224

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Fig. 126 & 127: Linked Eye Rod

Fig. 126 & 127: Linked Eye Rod
MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black, painted, or hot dipped galvanized
SERVICE: For use as support rods where a universal connection is required to allow piping movement.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size and length, thread length and diameter and finish.

ROD SIZE

A

THREAD

LENGTH, D (in.)

MAX. RECOM. LOAD
FIG. 126 FIG. 127
3/8
2 1/2
730
240
1/2
2 1/2
1350
440
5/8
2 1/2
2160
705
3/4
3
3230
1050
7/8
3 1/2
4480
1470
1
4
5900
1940
1 1/8
4 1/2
6230
2430
1 1/4
5
9500
3120
1 1/2
6
13800
4650
1 3/4
7
18600
6380
2
8
24600
8280
2 1/4
9
32300
10900
2 1/2
10
39800
13400

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Fig. 128 & 129: Linked Eye Rod

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Fig. 128 – Hanger Rod (Both Ends R.H. Thread)    Fig. 129 – Hanger Rod (One End R.H. & Other End L.H.)

MATERIAL: Carbon steel
FINISH: Black or galvanized
SIZE RANGE: Figure 128 and 129 hanger rod are both ends and standard lengths of 8”, 10”, 12”, 14”, 18”, 24”, 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 54”, 60”, 66” and 72”. Hanger rods are available in sizes other than standard lengths or standard thread lengths.
ORDERING: Specify figure number, rod size and length, thread length and diameter, description and finish.

ROD SIZE

A

STANDARD

ROD THD. LENGTH, D

MAX. RECOM. LOAD

APPROX.

WEIGHT (lb. per 100)

@ 650° F @ 750° F
1/4
2 1/2
240
215
17
3/8
2 1/2
730
572
38
1/2
2 1/2
1350
1057
67
5/8
2 1/2
2160
1692
104
3/4
3
3230
2530
150
7/8
3 1/2
4480
3508
204
1
4
5900
4620
267
1 1/8
4 1/2
6230
5560
338
1 1/4
5
9500
7440
417
1 1/2
6
13800
10807
600
1 3/4
7
18600
14566
818
2
8
24600
19265
1068
2 1/4
9
32300
25295
1352
2 1/2
10
39800
31169
1669
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