plug is an important pipe fitting. Like a normal pipe plug, the hex pipe
plug is threaded in the end and the cover or the top of the plug takes a
hexagon shape. The hex pipe plugs are considered an easy and cost
effective way to plug your pipe. The basic purpose is to stop the flow.
These pipe plugs are made of various materials, often plated with chrome
or nickel for a superior finish and better resistance to corrosion. They
are available in various sizes, depending on the size of the pipe in
which it is to be fixed.
Common materials used in the making of hex plugs are as follows:
- Stainless Steel
- Cast iron etc.
to measure hex plug?
To get the accurate measurements of hex plugs, the measurements of pipe
size, and dimensions are to be known. As seen in the figure, the size of
the pipe is denoted by P while the dimensions are denoted by B, L ,A/F.