Size Range:

  • Service Pipe: 1" through 6" Sch. 10 and Sch. 40 IPS UL and FM Approved.
  • Service Pipe: 1" through 6" Flow Pipe FM Approved.
  • Brace Pipe: 1" or 1-1/4" Sch. 40 IPS

Material: Carbon steel

Finish: Brace Rod: Plain, Channel Bracket: Zinc Plated

Service: Used to rigidly brace piping systems subjected to sway and seismic disturbances. Pipe clamp component of Anvil's 700 series sway brace assembly. Primarily a lateral brace clamp and applicable as a riser/four way brace.

Approvals: UL and ULC Listed (UL 203A:2009), and FM Approved (FM 1950:2010). Complies with seismic bracing requirements of NFPA-13. Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) State of California approved.


  • Used to brace schedules 10 IPS, 40 IPS (UL and FM), and Sch. 7 IPS flow pipe (FM).
  • Field adjustable design requires no threading of bracing pipe
  • Can be used as a component of a four-way brace support
  • Functions as a lateral brace application

Installation Instructions:

  1. Minimum brace pipe extension 2" beyond channel bracket or brace clamp rod end. Note: 6" sizes are supplied with retaining plate that assembles between sprinkler system pipe and brace pipe. Not required for FM applications.
  2. The brace clamp channel bracket can be installed inside or outside the service pipe at the end of the brace pipe.
  3. The Q brace clamp must be a minimum of 6" away from a pipe joint in order to not weaken the pipe joint.
  4. Riser/4-way brace - The Q brace clamps must be installed within 6" of each other.
  5. Adjust brace angle as necessary.
  6. Tighten hex nuts until spring indicating clip is completely flattened and the required torque of 14 Ft-Lbs is achieved. For sizes 2" - 3", 4" x 1", 5" x 1", and 6" continue tightening to a torque of 16 Ft-Lbs.

Ordering: Specify service pipe diameter, brace pipe diameter, figure number, name and finish.

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