Pipe plugs are defined as cap end of fractional tubes used in a large
number of industries. These pipe plugs are designed to insert into the
end of tubing to dead-end the flow. Various materials are used to
manufacture high quality tube plugs in a variety of end connections.
pipe plugs come in one piece body design and the easy to replace plug
assembly make these industrial pipe fittings very easy to maintain and
clean. The pipe plugs are an easy and cost effective way to plug your
pipe. These pipe plugs are often plated with chrome or nickel for a
superior finish and better resistance to corrosion.
What should buyers consider for bulk purchase of pipe
Certain important specifications are to be considered like:
- The size of the pipe in which the plug is to be fitted.
- Which type of plug you require: whether square or hollow or
hex plug or others.
- The size and dimension of the plug.
- The materials used in its construction.
- Good fitting.
- Good finish.
- Features of pipe plugs like threaded, tapered, expanded plug,
pull or lift-tab plug, ribbed plug etc.
- Temperature and pressure resistance.
- Corrosion resistance etc.
Some common materials used in the making of plugs are as follows:
Application of Pipe Plugs:
- Stainless Steel
- Carbon steel
- Plastic etc.
Pipe plugs are used in the closing of the ends of various hydraulic or
pneumatic pipes or tubes. Plugs are essential devices used in the
plumbing apparatus of both industrial and domestic water supply lines,
machinery and so on. They are also for removal of air blocks on water
pump lines. Some of the applications of pipe plugs are in the field of:
- Hydraulic system
- Pneumatic system
- Pharmaceutical fittings
- Air brake fittings
- Gas fittings
- Refrigerant fittings etc.
Pipe Plug Drive Styles:
Types of Pipe Plugs:
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