Jan 2016, AutoPIPE CONNECT 10.00.00.10
From AutoPIPE help:
When Spring is entered in the Support type field, the Support dialog is updated to include additional fields. When all of the data is entered, accept the dialog by clicking on OK; the spring hanger symbol will then be drawn at the specified point as shown.
1. A spring hanger always acts in the vertical direction.
2. See AutoPIPE help for additional details about these fields for a Spring support selection
3. for a constant spring Support, the Cold load value represents a constant force applied throughout the entire movement of the node point per load case(s) applied.