Type F This is a base mounted type Spring Support. This support is installed on any type of foundation base or on structure. The base plate of spring box housing is fixed with foundation bolts or by welding. The supported pipe rests on the top of the spring box housing in different manner. For example;
A) Some seating arrangement of pipe line is provided along with the supporting pipe which rests on the top of the spring box housing;
B) Some roller attachment can be provided on the top of the spring box housing, on which pipeline can rest and may, slide axially;
C) Some smooth sliding surface can be provided on the top of the spring box housing top plate on which the supported pipeline may be increased or decreased with a small magnitude.
The headroom of the F type support may be increased or decreased with the help of rotation of the load column pipe.