Patent Number: 6,305,424

Title: System for supporting pipes in service galleries, especially in the nuclear industry

Abstract: A novel support system is disclosed for supporting pipes conducting fluid in service galleries, particularly in the chemical, petrochemical or nuclear industry. The support system includes at least one pre-assembled, movable portal frame including metal tubes welded together and set out as a main framework and rungs intended to support said pipes having a horizontal or inclined longitudinal axis. After moving the support system to a service gallery, an anchoring structure is used to anchor the pre-assembled, movable portal frame to structural works in the service gallery.

Inventors: Delouvee; Bernard (La Garenne-Colombes, FR), Potard; Philippe (Villepreux, FR)

Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Matieres Nucleaires

International Classification: F16L 3/26 (20060101); F16L 3/00 (20060101); F16L 3/02 (20060101); F16L 3/04 (20060101); F16L 003/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018