DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR MODULAR SUPPORT SYSTEMS

How to design installation system supports

At Hilti we have decades of experience designing and building modular support systems worldwide.

So we can use our experience to help you design your own builds and projects. This can cover all construction sites from static loads to specialist installations such as fire protection, sound installation and earthquakes.

We offer a wide range of help including design software, technical data and expert advice from our Hilti engineers.

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SEISMIC DESIGN

Making buildings earthquake-proof is becoming an increasingly important requirement for construction design. Our engineers can help you find products, typical solutions and support you with complex calculations throughout your design and build.

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CORROSION RESISTANT DESIGN

Our Hilti modular support systems are available in a wide range of materials and coatings, for applications from dry indoor to offshore conditions. Due to our long term research and development, we’ve gained a lot of expertise and we can help advise you on how to choose a suitable solution to avoid corrosion.

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THERMAL EXPANSION DESIGN

The major challenge when fastening heating pipes is thermal expansion of the pipe and its impact on pipe supports and surroundings. See how to allow for thermal expansion in your design with four key principles to control thermal expansion in pipes.

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FIRE RESISTANT DESIGN

We’ve designed and built fire resistant modular support systems for more than 25 years. Find out more about how to design fire resistant supports using our wide range of products.

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