UK: The IOR service engineers’ section has produced a guide to copper pipework support and routing that’s now available for free download.

This latest bulletin provides guidance on pipework support methods for copper pipework designed to contain refrigerant in air conditioning, heat pump or refrigeration applications.  

Before any components are fitted into a system, it is important that the installer understands where within the system they have to be fitted, the correct methods to be used to fit them and the correct orientation for satisfactory operation, as this will all impact on the routing and support of piping.

Download here.