What is a shock suppressor?

A shocksuppressor is another name for a snubber, which is a device that permits pipedeflection under normal operating conditions, but when subjected to an impulseload, such as an earthquake, water hammer, etc., the snubber becomes activatedand acts as a rigid restraint to restrict pipe movement as a result of theunwanted impulse loading.

Mechanical Snubber Assemblies Custom Designed for an Oil Refinery in California
Mechanical Snubber Assemblies