pipe test plug Articles

  • Taif - SWCC - Case Study

    City /Country: Taif /Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Client: SWCC Contractor: Toledo Arabia Company Date: April-2016 Services: Training of usage pipe plug and pipe test plug (with by-pass) Toledo, the contractor, has a challenging project in Taif, which is mountainous area. Slope of the pipe lines are very ...


    By PlugCo

  • How to do Leak Test at Pipelines?

    In our previous article we have outlined the Leak Test for sewer, storm, drain pipelines by “Water Filling through Manhole” method. In this article we would like to explain the “Water Filling through Plug” method and explain its two different applications. Both applications are in accordance with the EN 1610 Standard ...


    By PlugCo

  • PLUGCO Attending the 2018 WWETT Trade Show

    We are very excited about attending this international trade fair in Indianapolis, February 22 to 24, 2018.  Once again you will find us in Booth 6400; we look forward to meeting with you and your colleagues and discussing how our pipe plug and accessory products can meet your project needs.   You may recall that PlugCo’s extensive product line includes: ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pipe Test For Leaks Using Pipe Plug

    Pipe Test For Leaks Using Pipe Plug This video explains how to make a pipe leak test as per the European Standard EN1610. It demonstrates the two methods which can be used to test a pipeline. The first one is by using pipe plugs without bypass and filling the water in the test area through the manhole. The second one is by ...


    By PlugCo

  • PlugCo

    Welcome to PlugCo – a division of the ArgeSim Group – and the largest, most experienced supplier of high-quality infrastructure testing equipment in Turkey. From its headquarters in Corum,  PlugCo designs, manufactures and ensures on-time delivery of pipe testing equipment from its extensive line of products that includes:·         Flexible multi-size ...


    By PlugCo

  • Welcome to PlugCo

    Welcome to PlugCo – a division of the ArgeSim Group – and the largest, most experienced supplier of high-quality infrastructure testing equipment in Turkey. From its headquarters in Corum,  PlugCo designs, manufactures and ensures on-time delivery of pipe testing equipment from its extensive line of products that includes:·         Flexible multi-size ...


    By PlugCo

  • PlugCo Enlarging Pipe Plug Sales Network

    PlugCo brand created in 2014 by ArgeSim Makina. We manufacture repairing, testing and sealing equipment for using at infrastructure industry the most popular one is expandable pipe plugs. Infrastructure industry needs inflatable pipe plug, manhole test plug, joint tester, protective sleeve, packers, and gas plug etc. These expandable plugs called many different names in the market such as ...


    By PlugCo

  • Air Leak Test for Low Pressure Pipelines

    A guide on how-to-implement the Air Leak Test at gravity pipelines by following the right rules and regulations as per EN 1610. Air Leak Test is one of the test methods for testing any leakage at the gravity pipelines. The other method is testing with water. For the details of the water test, you may refer to our previous articles depending on the methods “ ...


    By PlugCo

  • PlugCo | What is the Inflation Pressure and Back Pressure?

    Pipe Plugs are mainly used for blocking and stopping the flow in the pipes temporarily. These flows can be water, sewage water, gas or petroleum. Thus, proper application of pipe plugs requires a special emphasis on pipe plug inflation and back pressure. What is Pipe Plug Inflation Pressure? Inflation Pressure, known also as Working Pressure, is the required pressure to inflate ...


    By PlugCo

  • Plug Sliding Issue Solved by PlugCo

    Smart Plug by PlugCo Is Solving Plug Sliding Problem In The Pipeline Industry. An Innovative Product Is On The Way To Change Testing! For the pipe plug industry, it has always been problematic to calculate the real back pressure during a project implementation. This has led to many problems for the end-users in terms of occupational health and safety. ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pneumatic Pipe Stoppers by PlugCo

    Pneumatic pipe stoppers are often used for pressure testing, pipe repair and leak test in a sewer or any other type pipeline. Pneumatic means containing or operating by air or gas under pressure. Pneumatic systems are used a lot in the industry. These systems are commonly powered by compressed air or compressed gases. Pipe Plugs are made of reinforced rubber. These pipe plugs seal the ...


    By PlugCo

  • An Introduction to Pipe Plugs

    Pipe Plugs – sometimes called Pipe Stoppers, Balloons, Cushions, Bungs or Balls – are devices that can be inserted into a pipe, inflated with air and thereby seal the pipe for repairs, inspection and/or leak testing.Plugs are usually constructed of vulcanized rubber reinforced with fiber cords. They have an inflation point for connecting to a source of pressurized air and attachments for moving ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pneumatic Pipe Plug Applications

    There are various application types for pneumatic pipe plug depending on the pipeline and the type of the work. Let’s check with the below images. REPAIRING A SPECIFIC AREA If you need to repair a specific zone, there are two ways to isolate that zone. The first one is bypassing the water flow with a pump. As you can see at the below image, you need two PlugCo ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pipe Plug in UAE

    PlugCo manufactures inflatable pipe plugs and joint testers for blocking the flow or/and testing the gravity pipeline and it manufactures packers for pipe repairing as well. Inflatable pipe plugs have two different model, which are single size model, and multi-size model. The dimensions range of ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pipe Stopper Testing Mistakes

    In order to use a smooth flowing pipeline, we have to carry out a few tests with pipe stopper (a.k.a. pipe plug) as per EN 1610. By applying these tests, we can get results about leakages of the pipeline, if any. Or we can see how much pressure the line is holding. HOW CAN WE DO THESE TESTS? In our previous articles we have explained the Leak Test as per EN 1610 for sewer, ...


    By PlugCo

  • 4 ways to perform a joint test: A how-to guide

    Last month we discussed why consistent joint testing is a crucial and often overlooked step. This month, let's get practical and outline some common ways you can joint test, break down the benefits and drawbacks of each, and summarize the steps involved. [LINK] To start, there are ...


    By Hamilton Kent

  • PlugCo Sells to Qatar: Pipe Repair Accessories

    Qatar has a vast network of pipelines. PlugCo has essential products for cleaning, maintenance and pipe repair of Qatar's pipeline network. Natural Gas Reserves in Qatar Qatar is the world’s third largest natural gas reserves and is the largest supplier of liquefied natural gas. The country has natural gas reserves at approximately 25 trillion cubic meters. It ...


    By PlugCo

  • Expandable Pipe Plugs – How to Avoid Misuse

    Industrial products need cautious implementation to avoid any misuse that might result in dangerous results. As an industrial product, expandable pipe plugs -as well- require attention before-during-and-after implementation. Here is a checklist of dos and don’ts for proper use. Prior to using the pipe plug, read our article  ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pipe Balloon Types and Usage

    Balloon plugs (or inflatable pipe plugs) expand to temporarily isolate pipes during a repair or in the case of a leak or a crack. Our regular inflatable pipe plug has different names in various countries depending on their usage. Some of the names are plug stopper, inflatable stopper, sewer stopper, sewer cushion, pipe balloon, pneumatic pipe balloon, pipe bladder, bag sewer cushion, flow blocker ...


    By PlugCo

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