Pipe Testing News

  • Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Plug Valves

    In the chemical and petrochemical industry, China Valves and ball valve are not interchangeable to each other. In terms of market demand, the rate of average use demand of them is about 8 : 1, meaning, every time 8 ball valve are used, 1 plug valves will be used. If there is a higher reliability or alloy ...

  • Plugco opens Iran office in Tehran

    Turkey-based rubber pipe line test equipment producer has announced that its office in Tehran, the capital of Iran, is now open. Plugco Iran The company has conducted a lot of projects in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, China, South America, Asia, Africa and other countries. Plugco provides high quality plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and 6 Bar back pressure. All of Plugco ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Macrotek Receives TSSA Certificate Of Authorization

    Air pollution control provider, Macrotek Inc., has received authorization from the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) for the fabrication of ASME B31.3 process piping or CSA B-51 pressure piping systems in a variety of thermoplastic materials. Macrotek can now design, fabricate, assemble and test PVC, CPVC, PP, and PE registered piping systems for a wide range of applications within ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Visit us during the WATEX Exhibition 2016 on 25-28 September in Tehran

    PlugCo is the biggest manufacturer of inflatable pipe plugs, packers, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs, rubber plugs, drain and sewer pipeline testing equipment in Turkey. PlugCo produce plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and up to 6 Bar back pressure. All of PlugCo products suitable to test according to European Standard EN 1610. PlugCo has an efficient shipping department ...


    By PLUGCO

  • PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017

    PlugCo will attend The WWETT Show 2017. At this exhibit, PlugCo will be exhibiting its products. PlugCo is the biggest manufacturer of inflatable pipe plugs, packers, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs, rubber plugs, drain and sewer pipeline testing equipment in Turkey. PlugCo produce plugs up to 144”(DN3600) size and up to 6 Bar back ...


    By PLUGCO

  • PlugCo will attend The WATEX Exhibition 2016

    PlugCo will attend The WATEX Exhibition 2016 in Tehran, Iran 25-28 September. At 12th International Water and Wastewater Exhibition, PlugCo will be exhibiting its products. Please visit us in our booth, and take the opportunity to speak with our experienced sales staff about infrastructure solutions for your applications. PlugCo is the biggest ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Plugco has delivered inflatable pipe plug to Malaysia

    You can avoid leakage of pipes by way of plugging. We offer the best plug products on the market. The Plugco Team has experience in producing Pipe Plugs for all types of applications and distributing to all over the world for years. The main purpose of usage for PP (Pipe Plug) plugs are pipeline leakage tests, if ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Inflatable Pipe Balloon

    The Plugco Pipe Balloon is an inflatable plug used to close off a pipe and block the flow in a quick and simple way to enable safe maintenance and repair of the pipe. The plugs are built with SBR+NR mixed rubber, nylon cord, Kevlar cord and strong fabrics. Pipe Balloon Pipe plugs are available in many shapes, forms ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Inflatable Sewer Line Test Plug

    You may need to plug your sewer line during a disaster as a back flowing sewer can cause considerable property damage and pose health hazards. You can avoid those promlems by way of plugging. Buy an inflatable sewer plug (test plug) that matches the size of your main sewer pipe. You can check our products easily. Our ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Plugco has delivered Pipe plug to Saudi Arabia

    Plugco has delivered Pipe Plug (Inflatable balloon) to AL-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 19/11/2015. Size: 1000mm – 1600mm and working pressure is max. 1,7 bar Pipe Plug Model Designation is Pipe Plug (PP) of PP model is blocking pipe or channels to stop ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Check for lead in drinking water pipes and fittings using Oxford Instruments’ X-MET8000 XRF analysers

    Where lead contamination of drinking water is suspected, the Oxford Instruments X-MET8000 series of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers can be used to quickly check which components are causing the contamination. Prevention of leaching of lead into drinking water Lead can enter drinking water if the components in water installations (e.g. lead pipes, leaded-brass fixtures, ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Sewer Gas Testing and Consulting Services Allow Residents of Puerto Rico to Breathe Easier

    Sewer gas is a complex mixture of toxic and nontoxic gases that can be present in a home, school or building depending on various circumstances. It is formed during the decay of household and industrial waste. There can be highly toxic components of sewer gas which include hydrogen sulfide and ammonia. Sewer gas also contains methane, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Michigan undertaking plan to determine if Flint water safe

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has undertaken a five-part strategy to determine whether Flint's water, which has become contaminated with lead, is safe to drink. The state said the plan to try to ensure that drinking water no longer is tainted with lead includes residential water testing, school testing, food service and restaurant provider testing, blood testing and overall ...


    By Associated Press

  • Looking For Clues: Hamilton Demonstrates Value of Condition Assessment Program During Investigation Of Critical Watermain

    In late 2015, the City of Hamilton, Pure Technologies (Pure) and Robinson Consultants worked together to perform an external investigation of a pipe section in the Woodward Greenhill Transmission Main (WGTM) to gain understanding of what was causing degradation in a specific geographical area. ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Residents of the West Coast and Southwest Urged to Prepare Properties for a Powerful El Niño

    According to some meteorological experts, the developing El Niño weather phenomenon now appears to be the strongest that has ever been observed. El Niño occurs approximately every two to seven years as an unusually warm area of water develops in the central and east-central equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean.  During those years, ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New plant tests US appetite for seawater desalination

    There's far more riding on the Americas' largest seawater desalination plant than the 50 million gallons of drinking water it will produce for the San Diego area each day. The plant, which opens this year, will help determine the future of seawater desalination in the U.S. The billion-dollar project is only the nation's second major seawater plant. The first U.S. foray in Tampa Bay is widely ...


    By Associated Press

  • Michigan pledges $1M for filters, steps to help city`s water

     A cash-strapped Michigan city that broke away from Detroit's water system to save money last year is now getting at least $1 million from the state for home water filters amid complaints that its new system, which taps a local river, is linked to increased lead levels in children's blood. Gov. Rick Snyder announced the funds for Flint on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Olympus Introduces Powerful Ultrasound Phased Array Solutions for the Inspection of Internally Corroded Pipes and Plates

    Olympus, a world leader in nondestructive testing technologies, has released powerful phased array ultrasound solutions designed to offer efficient inspection options for the detection of wall thickness loss due to corrosion, abrasion, or erosion. These solutions include two new scanners and improved versions of SetupBuilder and MXU 4.2 software for use with the OmniScan phased array flaw ...


    By Olympus

  • Asbestos Containing Pipes have some Jamaican Residents Demanding Action

    Earlier this month,The Gleanerpublished a story about residents from St. Thomas Parish in Jamaica voicing concerns over old and leaking cement water pipes that contain asbestos and deliver water to their homes.   This type of pipe was once common, but its use was largely discontinued in North America in the 1980s.   While the presence of these types of pipes carrying water and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Catalytic Hard Water Scale Prevention System Successfully Tested Under US Government Green Proving Ground Scheme

    The US Government's GSA takes products that it believes could be environmentally useful for its estate of buildings and tests them scaling Caused by hard water is a big problem worldwide. For 18 Months The  General Services Administration , responsible for many public buildings in the US,  tested a catalytic hard water scale preventer  under the ...

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