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