What is the difference between pipe supports and restraints?

In generalterms, a pipe support is designed to carry the pipe weight while simultaneouslypermitting deflection in vertical and/or horizontal directions. Whereas,restraints are intended to restrict movement as either a guiding element or ananchoring device.

Big Ton Spring Support Designed For A Maximum Load Of 93,000 Lb. For A Chemical Plant In Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Big Ton Spring Support

Flexible Pipe Restraints For An Oil Refinery
Flexible Pipe Restraints