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Guidelines for Pipe Support

Contractual Relationships
Relationships and Responsibilitiesof the
Pipe Hanger Contractorwith the Purchaser's Engineer
or the Pipe Fabricatorand/or E W o r

Standard Practice
Developed and Approved by the
Manufacturers Standardization Society of the
Valve and Fittings Industry, Inc.
127 Park Street, NE
Vienna, Virginia 22180
(703) 281-6613

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An MSS Standard Practiceis intended as a basisfor common practice by

the manufacturer, the user, andthe general public. The existence of an
MSS Standard Practice does not initself precludethe manufacture, sale,
or use of productsnot conforming to the Standard Practice. Mandatory
conformance is established only by reference in a code, specification,
sales contract, or public law, as applicable.

Other standards documentsreferred to herein are identified by the date

of issue that was applicable to this standard at the date of issue of this
standard. See Annex A. This standard shall remain silent on the
applicability of those other standards of prior or subsequent dates of
issueeven though provisions of concernmay not havechanged.
References containedherein which arebibliographic in nature are noted
as “supplemental’ in the text.

Anypart of this standard may be quoted. Credit lines should read ‘EktractedfiomMSS SP-77,1995 reaflmed
2000 with permission of the publisher, the Manufaturers Standardization Sociev. ’ Reproduction prohibited
under copyright convention unlesswrittenpermission is granted by the Manufacturers Standardùation Society
of the Valve andFittings Industry, Inc.

Originally Approved September 1971

Copyright Q.1985 by
Manufacturers Standardization Society
of the
Valve and Fitting Industry, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

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This standard was developed by a cooperative effort of representatives of the pipe hanger manufacturers in
response to a need to clarify the relationships which exist betweenthe purchaser’sengineer, pipe fabricator, pipe
erector, pipe hanger, designer,pipe hanger manufacturer and the client.

By clarifying these relationships, it is hoped that pipe hangers andsupports can be properly considered at thetime
of plant design; that the pipe hanger andsupport contract can be let early enough to allow for design, approval,
fabrication and delivery of pipe hangers and supports to satisfy customer requirements; that the purchaser’s
engineers can be aware of pipe the hanger contractor’s requirementswith regard to drawings and supplemental
data; that the pipe fabricator can be awareof the pipe hanger contractor’s requirements with regard to dimen-
sional and weight data; and that the pipe erector can be aware of how pipe hangers andsupports must be received,
stored and installed in order to perform as intended. A client’s hgnger requirements can be best served by having
all parties knowledgeable of each others needs and responsibilities.

There are three companion standards, SP-58, SP-69 and SP-89 relating to hanger design,selection, application,
fabrication and installation. In addition, the MSS Hanger Committee has developed a standard on hanger
terminology, as covered .in SP-90.



I Foreword ..................................... .................................................. II

Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii

1. Scope .......................................................................................... 1

2. Objective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

3. Functions of Pipe Hanger Contractor .............................................................. 1

4. Functions of Purchaser’s Engineer ................................................................ 3

5. Functions of Pipe Fabricator and/or Erector ........................................................ 4

Annex A - Referenced Documents ............................................................... 7


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I. SCOPE a) When a formal stress and thermal analysis of

the pipingsystem is provided by the pur-
> 1.1 This standard establishes practical and chaser’s engineers,the hanger contractor shall
recognizable guidelines relative
to defining areas design a supporting system inaccordancewith
of responsibility for pipehanger contractors, that analysis.
purchaser’s engineers,and pipe fabricators and/
or erectors. b) In the absence of, or requirements for, a
formal stress and thermal analysis by the
1.2 This standard includes references to other purchaser’s engineers, the hanger contractor
MSS standardsfor the purpose ofprecisely may locate and providehangers to satisfy
defining theseareas of responsibility. movement and load conditions as determined
by approximate methods.
3.3.2 The pipe hanger design shall include the
2.1 To beused, as a basis for contractual following:
requirements if agreeable to both parties,
where there is a lack of definition in the job a) Selection and sizing of hanger and support
specification. components to accommodate pipe movement
and loading conditions, and which are appro-
2.2 To furnish guidance and practical observa- priate for the piping system beingsupported.
tions in order to minimize common misunder-
standings which may occur between participat- b) In the absence of other requirements, supple-
ing groups. When usedin this context, the word mentary steel shall be designed in accordance
‘shall’ is to be interpreted as ‘should‘. with AISC specifications.

3. FUNCTIONS OF PIPE HANGER c) Selection of materials which are appropriate

CONTRACTOR for the intendedservice and specified
3.1 To design, detail-and furnish pipe hangers,
anchorsand guides as specifiedin the hanger d) Providing a designwhichprecludes any inter-
contract, and to comply with all provisions of the ferencewith the structure, equipment and
pipe hanger specification and applicable codes. appurtenances for which drawings and/or
details were furnished by the purchaser’s
3.2 To work in close cooperation with the engineers at the time that the hanger design
engineer, the pipe fabricator and the was initiated.
pipe erector.
3.3.3 Specificrequirementsand recommenda-
3.3 Pipe Hanger Design is the development of tions.relative to pipe hanger design, are covered
a supporting system to properly support and in MSS SP-58 and MSS SP-69.
control each piping systemfor all conditions of
operation delineated by the purchaser’s engi- 3.4 Pipe
neers. As it is not possible to anticipate location required, shall include the following:
and types of vibration which may occur during
operation of a pipingsystem, vibration control a) An illustration of the pipehangerassemblyin
devices are excluded from the basic hanger its
installed position, correctly oriented
contract unlessspecifically
defined and located.respect to piping and building structure. Ele-
vations of supporting structure and pipe shall
3.3. I The pipe hanger design shall be based on be shown.
the following:

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b) Location of pipe hanger assembly with refer- d) Welded pipe attachments shall be shaped to
ence to building column lines. Where required contour, whenever practical. Welded attach-
to compensate for horizontal movements, ments for reducers, reducing ells, and fabri-
offsetlocations of attachments to building cated pipe bends, etc. should be shaped by the c
structure and/or pipe shall be shown. pipe fabricator or erector in order thatcenter
to end dimensions be met. For these situa- .
Complete bill of material. tions. the welded attachments should be pro-
vided with additional length for shaping.
d) Setting and installation data for specialty
products such as variable spring and constant 3.5.2 Coating,
support hangers, and snubbers, which require
either field adjustment or verification of the a) Unless otherwise noted, fabricated material,
installed position. specified to be painted, shall receive one shop
coat of fabricator’s standard primer.
e)Designload and, when applicable, special
loadings such as hydrostatic test. b) Unless otherwisenoted, material surfaces shall
be prepared for coating by removal of loose
f) Field weld sizes and, when required, special scale, loose weld spatter and other foreign
notations. material.

g) A unique hanger marknumber, including c) Applications of coating shall be in accordance

level and, when required, other with the coatingmanufacturer’s recommenda-
identification information. tions.

h) Where job requirements permit, typical d) Rod threads forfield adjustment shall not be
details and approximate hanger locations may painted; bolt threads in assembliesmay be
be used in lieu of individual drawings. painted. When specified,external adjustment
threads shall recei1.e a coating of rust pre-
3.4.1 Detailed requirements and recommen- ventive compound.
dations relative to pipe hanger assembly draw-
ings are covered in MSS SP-89. Stainless steel orother corrosion resistant
material need not be painted.
3.5 PipeHanger Shop Fabrication,Coating,
Packaging. Marking and Shippingshall include Small items such as beam attachments which
the following: are to be welded to existing steel need not be
3.5.1 Shop Fabrication
3.5.3 Packaging!,Marking andShipping
a) Materials shall be cut to size, and shall be
formed,drilled,punched,threadedand a) Hangers should be assembled to the degree
welded in accordance with the requirements practical. taking into account shipping and
of the pipe hanger assembly drawings. handling limitations.

b) Dimensional tolerances shall be in accordance b) Hanger assemblies or subassemblies shall be

with MSS SP-89, Section 4. properlymarkedwithidentifying numbers.
Random material may be identified in bulk.
c) Formed componentsmay be furnished in the
‘as formed’ condition without any further
mechanical work.

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c) Each hanger shipment shall contain a packing 4.4 Plant Design-Duringthe initial design
listidentifying the material included in the phase, consideration shall be given to the pipe
shipment, also noting the total number of hanger requirements. Some of the requirements
boxes, bundles, bags,etc. making up the are as follows:
a) Piping shall be routed to provide ample space
d) Where possible, eachhanger assembly should around piping for installation of standard
be shipped complete. hanger products and toallow for both vertical
and horizontal pipe movement.
e) Constant supports, variable springs and sim-
ilar items may be packaged, skidded and b) Building structure shall be adequate for sup-
shipped separate from the rigid components porting piping loads, as generated by maxi-
of an assembly. mum recommended spans, including hydro-
static test loads.
3.5.4Detailed requirements and recommen-
dations relative to pipe hanger shop fabrication, c) Secondary systems, valves, cable trays, etc.,
coating, packaging, marking and shipping are should be located so as not to interfere with
covered in MSS SP-58 and SP-89. the accessibilityof principal structural mem-
bers which may be used for the support or
3.6 CoordinationandConsultationshall anchorage of primary systems.
include the following:
4.5 Scope ofWork-The scope of hanger
a) Information relative to engineering, fabri- support work required in any project shall be
cation and delivery shall beprovided as clearly defined inthe form of drawings covering
required. piping, equipment and structure; specifications
covering design and material; applicable codes;
b) Notification of material procurement delays and a statement defining design senices to be
and possible material substitutions. furnished by hanger contractor.

c) Notification to the purchaser’s engineers, any 4.5.1Any conditions whichmaynecessitate

questionable situations which may become special consideration or any operational pro-
apparent. cedure which may produceabnormal loading or
movement shall be specifically noted.

4. FUNCTIONS OF PURCHASERS 4.5.2 Other factors to be covered in the scope

ENGINEER are hanger design drawing requirements, ap-
proval procedures, quality assurance require-
4, I To delineate the scope of the hanger design ments,inspection requirements, construction
work, establish complete pipingsupport specifí- schedule and shipping stipulations.
cations and monitor the progress of the design
to insure compliance. 4.5.3 Drawings and
should include, but not be limited to, the
4.2 To maintain a current working knowledge following:
of available hanger products and design criteria
in order to properly coordinate the pipe support a) Piping drawings and immediate notification
phase with all other phases of the plant design. of any intended revisions.

4.3 To retain responsibility for thepiping b) Piping composites, if available, for checking
design such that stresses generated by pressure clearances.
and thermal expansion are within the allowable
stress range.

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c) Flow diagrams. c) Painting and protective coating requirements.

d) All structural drawings including plans and d) Identification of pipingsystemswhichwill

elevations, column and girder schedules, tur- undergo hydrostatic tests.’
bine foundation, concrete floor plans,
trenches, embedded plates, etc. e) Special material requirements.

e) Architecturalandgeneralarrangement f) Packing, marking and shipping instructions.

4.6 Scheduling-Hangerdesigncontract
f) Cable tray drawings. should be awarded as soon as possible to provide
necessary lead timefor design, approval, fabrica-
g) H.V.A.C. and duct drawings. tion and delivery of hangers.

h) Equipmentdrawings, which may include 4.6.1 In order to coordinate hanger shipments

boiler, turbine, condenser, deaerator, heaters, with job requirements, the hanger contractor
etc., should be available on request. shall be provided with the following:

i) Piping flexibility analyses, when available, a) Erection schedule with immediate

including pipe line deflections. of changes.

j) Movements and allowable loadings at temi- b) Piping arrangement drawing releasesche-

na1 points such as boiler headers, economizer dules.
inlets andother- equipment connections,
should be available on request. c) Time schedulefor approval of hanger details.

k) Piping specificatións, including piping sizes,

schedules, materials, temperatures and 5. FUNCTIONS OF PlPEFABRICATOR
pressures. AND/OR ERECTOR

1) Valve and Specialtylistincludingpressure 5.1 The pipe fabricator and/or erector shall
ratings, manufacturer and figure numbers, work in close cooperation with the pipe hanger
and weights. contractor andthe purchaser’s engineer to effect
a hanger installation that meets the purchaser’s
m) lnsulation specification including material, requirements.
thickness and density for pipe sizes and
temperatures. 5.2 Whenthe pipe fabricatororthe pipe
erector is also furnishing the hangers, he should
n) Seismic design requirements. serve as liaison between the pipe hanger con-
tractor andthe purchaser’s engineer.
4.5.4 Pipehangerspecificationsshould
include the following when applicable: 5.3 The pipe fabricator shall provide prompt
information concerning any deviations or addi-
a) Reference to codes and standards, such as: tions to the engineer’s piping arrangement
ASME B31 Codes for Pressure Piping, drawings and erection schedules. For cold
ASME Boiler Codes, MSS SP-58, MSS sprung systems, he shall also provide drawings
SP-69 and MSS SP-89. which indicate “cut shorts” and the location of
finalfieldwelds from which the hanger con-
b) Customer standards. tractor may determine the proper pipe elevations
and provide the required amount of hanger

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5.4 The pipe fabricator shall provide actual recommended that within this periodof time,
weights and dimensions of specially fabricated the hangers be installed and finish coated, or
pipe, fittings and valves, so that pipe hangers that they be reprimed.
may be properly sized and loads accurately
calculated. In order to avoid delaysindesign 5.5.3 Hanger installation practices shall
and delivery, it is imperative that this informa- include the following:
mation be made availableas early as possible.
a) Installation in accordance with the pipe
5.5 The pipe erector, in order to insure that hanger assembly drawing.
pipe hangers are available when required and
function properly when installed, shall be b) Relocation and reorientation of any hangeror
responsible for the following: restraint from the specified location shall not
be permitted beyondthat which is established
5.5.1 Receiving of hanger assemblies and by the responsible hanger designer, without
components shall be in accordance with the his express permission.
c) Installed hangersor hanger components shall
a) The receiving clerk should be responsible for be used only for their intended purpose. They
verifying agreement between the bill of lading shall not beused for rigging or erection
and the shipment as received. Any damageor purposes.
shortage should be noted on the bill of lading
and the shipper and carrier immediately d) Planned installation sequence
I) The hungerdesigner assumesresponsi-
b) Unloading should be done with reasonable bility for avoidinghangerinterference
care, taking note of any precautionary notices with all piping, electrical trays,ducts and
on the containers. Items of shipment should equipment specificallydimensioned on
not be dropped. drawingssupplied to him. Studies are
made to avoid such interferences during
5.5.2 Storage of hangerassembliesand the design phase of pre-engineered hang-
components shall be in accordance with the ers; however the designer cannot control
following: avoidance of interference caused by field
run piping, electricalconduits, instrumen-
a) It is recommended that containers be opened tation, added steel framing, etc. If modifi-
and contents verified against the packing list cations are made by the field, the hanger
before theyare placed in the storage area. Any designer shall be so advised in writing.
damage or shortage should be noted and the
pipe hanger contractor immediately notified. 2) The hunger installer should be cognizant
of the total amount of piping and equip-
b) Storage should be in a dry area and protected ment to be installed in any given area. He
from the direct effects of weather and dirt. should develop an installation sequence
giving priority to major components and
c) It is recommended that a system be estab- strata of piping closest to the supporting
lished to facilitate retrieval of material from structure. The installer also shouldreview
storage. routing offield run piping in order to
reserve space for known components to
d) It should be noted, that even with the best of be installed at somelater date in order to
storage conditions, hangers that receive a minimize revamp work. He should coor-
shop coat of rust inhibitive primer,may begin dinate erection of all piping with other
to deteriorate after six months. It is, therefore, trades to maintain erection clearancesand

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availability of building structure for sup- 6) Hangers for certain piping systems may
porting functions. be required to be checked for adjustment
during initial run at operating tempera-
e) Hanger adiustment ture. Particular attention should be given
to spring hangers and spring supports.
To compensatefor pipe elevation dis-
crepancies, hangers are usually provided f) Inspection
with means to permit vertical adjustment
during and after installation. Threaded Each installed hanger should be verified
devicesusing turnbuckles, clevises, etc. against the hanger drawing to assure that
provide this feature or the adjustment is all components are undamaged and have '
inherently available in the hanger design. been properly installed prior to startup.
No adjustment shall be made that will
result in less than full usable thread Threadedcomponents used for adjust-
engagement. ment of each hanger should be checked
for operability and inspected for possible
For smallsizepiping, the necessity for damage. Damaged components shall be
adjusting can be detected visually. For replaced.
large or heavypiping, the necessity for
adjustment may not be as obvious and the Lock nuts on threaded components, cot-
installer mustdetermine that each hanger ter pins, temporary lockingdevices(travel
or supportsubstantially carries its proper stops) and otherlocking means furnished
load. Hanger drawings usually denote the with springunitsshould be properly
operating and hydrostatic test loads. engaged.

Adjustment devices or features are usually Restraint devices utilizinghydraulic fluids

providedwith meansfor locking;lock should be checked for proper amount of
nuts being the most common means. fluid. If it is found necessary to addfluid,
Upon completion of hanger adjustment, it must be of the type specifiedby the
adjustment features should be locked or restraint supplier.
lock nuts should be properly tightened. It
is not recommended to break threads or Verify that spring locking devices and any
tack weld as a means of locking unless so temporary hangers and supportsrequired
specified on hanger drawings. for hydrostatic testing are removed and
should not be performed until all hanger Spring hangers should be checked in both
assemblies have been properly installed, the cold and hot position to insure that
adjusted and loaded in accordance with their load/ travel indicators are approxi-
the hanger drawings. mately where the pipe hanger assembly
drawings indicate that they should be and
After completion of hydrostatic tests of that the pipe is at theproper elevation.
the piping system, any devices (e.g.,spring
travel stops, temporary supports, etc.) Detailed requirements and recommen-
furnished for hydrostatic test purposes dations relative to receiving, storage and
must be removed. installation of pipe hangerassemblies
are covered in MSS SP-89.

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This annex is an integral part of this Standard Practice which is placed after the main text for convenience.

AISC - 1989 American Institute of Steel Construction "Manual of Steel Construction

ASMEB31.1 - 1998 Code for Pressure Piping

ASME - 1998 Boiler and Pressure Codes

MSS SP-58-1993 Pipe Hangers and Supports - Materials, Design and Manufacture

MSS SP-69- 1996 Pipe Hangers andSupports - Selection and Application

MSS SP-89-1998 Pipe Hangers and Supports - Fabrication and Installation Practices

Publications of the following organizations appear on the list.

AISC American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

One E. Wacker Drive, Suite 3 100
Chicago, Illinois 6060 1-2001
Phone: (3 12) 670-2400

ANSI American National Standards Institute

11 West 42nd Street, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10036-8002
Phone: (2 12) 642-4900

ASME The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Three Park Avenue
New York, NY 1O0 16-5990
Phone: (2 12) 59 1-7000

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List of MSS Standard Practices

(Price List Available Upon Request)
SP-6-I gag Standard Finishesfor Contact Facesof Pipe Flangesand Connecting-End Flangesof Valves and Fittings
SP-9-1997 Spot Fadng for B m e , Iron and Steel Flanges
SP-25-1998 Standard MarkingSystem For Valves. Fittings. Flanges and Unions
SP422-1999 Class 150 Conusion Resistant Gats. Glove.Angle and Check Valveswith Flanged and Butt weld Ends
SP-43-I991 (R 96) Wrought Stainless Steel Butt-welding FWngs
S P 4 - I 996 Steel Pipeline Flanges
SP-45-I998 Bypass and DrainConnedons
SP-51-2000 Class 15OLW Comion Resistant Cast Flanges and Flanged Fittings
SP"lQ99 Quality Standard forSteel Castings and Forgings for Valves. Flanges and Fittings and Other Piping Componets - Magnetic Partide
SP-54-I999 -
Quality Standard for Steel Castingsfor Valves, Flanges, and Fittings and Other Piping Components Radiographic ExaminationMethod
SP-55-1996 -
Quality Standard fa Steel Castings for Valves. Flanges and Fangs and Other Piping Components VisualMethod for Evaluation Of
surfaœ IrregldaritieS
SP-58-1993 Pipe Hangers andSuppork - Materials. Design and Manufacture
SP-60-1999 Connecting Flanga Joint Between Tapping Sleeves and Tapping Valves
SP-61-1999 Pressure Testingof Steel Valves
SP55-I999 High Pressure ChemicalIndustry Flanges and Threaded Stubs for Usewith Lens Gaskets
SP-67-1995 Butterffy Valves
SP-68-1997 High Pressure Buttw?y Valves with Offset Design
SP-69-1996 -
Pipe Hangers and SupportsSelaction andA p p l i i
SP-70-1998 Cast Iron Gate Valves, Flanged and Threáded Ends
SP-71-1997 Gray Iron Swing Ch& Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends
SP-72-1999 Ball Valves with Flanged01 Butt Welding Ends for GeneralServiœ
SP-73-1991 (R 96)Brazing Joints for Wmught and Cast Copper Alloy Solder Joint Pressure Fittings
SP-75-1998 Specitication for High Test Wrought Butt Welding Fittings
SP-77- I995 (R 00) Guidelines for Pipe Support Contractual Relatianships
SP-78-1998 Cast Iron Plug Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends
SP-79-19QW Socket-Welding Reducer Inserts
SP-80-1997 Bronze Gate, Globe. Angle and Check Valves
SP-81-2OOO Stainless Steel, Bonnetless, Flanged, Knife Gate Valves
SP-82-1992 Valve Pressure Testing Methods
SP-83-1995 Class 3000 Steel Pipe Unions. Sodcet-Welding and Threaded
SP-85-1994 Cast Iron Globe&Angle Valves, Flanged and Threaded Ends
SP-86-1997 Guidelines for Metric Data in Standards for Valves, Flanges, Fittings and Actuators
SP-87-1991 (R 96) Factory-Made Butt-welding Fittings for Class 1 Nudear Piping Applications
SP-88-1993 Diaphragm Type Valves
SP-69-1998 Pipe Hangars andSupports - Fabrication and Installation Prdcticeg
SP-90-2000 Guidelines on Terminologyfor Pipe Hangers and Supports
SP-91-1992 (R 0 6 ) Guidelines for Manual Operationsof Valves
SP-92-1999 MSS Valve User Guide
SP-93-1999 Quality Standard forSteel Castings and Forgings for Valves, Flanges, and Fittings and Other Piping Components-Liquid Penetrant
SP-94-1999 Quality Std for Ferritic and MarteMitlc Steel Castings for Valves, Flanges, and Fittings and Other Piping Components-Ultrasonic
SP-95-2ooO Swage(d) Nipples andBull Plugs
SP-96-1996 Guidelines on Terminology for Valves and Fittings
SP-97-1995 Integrally Reinforced Forged BranchOutlet FittingsSoCket Welding, Threaded and Buttwelding Ends
SP-98-1996 Protective Coatingsfor the Interior @Valves, Hydrants. and Fittings
SP-99-1994 Instrumant Valves
SP-100-1997 Qualification Requirements for Elastomer Diaphragms for Nuclear Diaphragm Type Valves
SP-101-1989 Part-Turn Valve Actuator Attachment-Flange and Driving Component Dimensions and-performance Characteristics
SP-102-1989 -
Multi-Turn ValveAduator Attachment Flange and Driving Camponent Dimensions and Performance Characteristics
SP-103-1995 (R 00) Wrought Copper and Copp$rAlloy Insert Fittings for Polybutylene System
SP-104-1995 Wrought Copper Solder Joint Pressure Fittings
SP-I 05-1 996 Instrument Valves for Code Applications
SP-I 06-1 990 (R 96) Cast Copper Alloy Flangessad Flanged Fittings, Class 125, 150 and 300
SP-107-1991 (R 00) Transition Union Fittings for Joining Metal and Plastic Products
SP-106-1996 Resillent-Seated Cast Iron-Eccentric Plug Valves
SP-109-1997 Welded Fabricated Copper Solder Joint Pressure Fittings
SP-110-1996 Ball Valves Threaded, Socket-wekling, Solder Joint, Gmoved and Flared Ends
SP-111-1996 Gray-Iron and Ductile-lron Tapping SJeeves
SP-I 12-1999 -
Quality Standard for Evaluation of Cast Sutfaœ Finishes Visual.and
, e Tactile
c a Method.
f This
r umusts be sold
SP - with
O aI three
dimensional Cast Surface Comparabr, which b a necessary p a ~ W the Standard.
Additional Compamtors may be solil separately at $25.00 each. Same quantity discounts apply on total order.
SP-113-1994 Connecting Joint between Tapping Machines and Tapping .Valves
SP-114-1995 Corrosion Resistant Pipe Fittings Threaded and Socket Welding, Class 150 and 1000 '
SP-I 15-1999 Excess Flow Valves for Natural GasService
SP-I 16-1996 Serviœ Line Valves and Fittings for Drinking Water Systems
SP-117-1996 Bellows Seals for Globe and Gate Valves
SP-116-1996 Compact Steel Globe Check V a W - Flanged, Flangèless, Threaded& Welding Ends (Chemical 8 Petroleum ReRnery Serviœ)
SP-119-1996 Belled End Socket WeldingFittings-StainlessSteel and Copper Nlckel
SP-120-1997 Flexible Graphite Packing System for Rising Stem Steel Valves (Design Requirements)
SP-121-1997 Qualification TestingMethods for Stem Packing for Rising StemSteel Valves
SP-122-1997 Plastic Industrial Ball Valves
SP-123-lm8 N o n - F e w Threaded and Solder-Joint Unions for Use wlth Copper Water Tube
SP-124-2ooo F a m t e d Tapping Sleeves
SP-125-2ooo Gray Iron and Dudile Iron In-line, Spring-Loaded. Center-Guided Check Valves
(R YEAR) Indicates year standard reaffirmed without substantbe changes

A large number of f o m r MSS Practicaa have been approvedby the ANSI or ANSI Standards, published by others. In order to maintain a single SourCe
of authoritative information,the MSS withdraws its Standard Practice in such cases.

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