05385320 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 42 patents.

A pipe hanger is formed of an elongate stem joined to a flexible, curved, substantially semicircular lower hook portion. The stem has holes therethrough for nailing to a support beam and suspending a run of plumbing piping from the support beam. The hook portion is of commensurate size to the pipe and cradles the pipe in a suspended position. In a preferred embodiment, a tooth extending angularly, outwardly and downwardly from the portion of the stem adjacent to the hook portion cooperates with the hook tip so that there is a snap fit between the tooth end and the hook tip as the pipe is urged therebetween and into a retained, cradling relation in the hook portion. Several alternative embodiments are disclosed which utilize a tooth movable into position over the pipe to hold the pipe in a retained, cradling relation in the hook portion.

Title
Hook shaped pipe hanger
Application Number
8/122781
Publication Number
5385320
Application Date
September 16, 1993
Publication Date
January 31, 1995
Inventor
Frank J Julian
Cleveland
MO, US
Joseph P Ismert
Kansas City
MO, US
Agent
Stinson Mag & Fizzell
Assignee
Chieftain Corporation
MO, US
IPC
F16M 13/00
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