Pipe Plugs Articles

  • 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 ...


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  • 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

    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 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: ...


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  • Quality of PlugCo Products have been approved by TUV-SUD!

    To show the quality and durability of the PlugCo Products, Hydrotest have been completed successful and witnessed by inspector authorized by TU-SUD and. In this way quality of the product have been approved. The application is as follows; Inflatable pipe plug Model PP200300/6.0 bar have been inserted into the DN200 pipe. It has been inflated max. inflation pressure ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Jubail - Aramco - Case Study

    City /Country: Jubail /Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Client: ARAMCO Contractor: HADI HAMAD AL-HAMMAM Date: April-2017 Services: Installation of pipe plug The pipe lines which carry process water from plant to sea, are available in Aramco Berri Gas Plant ongoing projects. On ...


    By PLUGCO

  • 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

  • Dammam - Aramco - Case Study

    City /Country: Dammam /Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Client: ARAMCO Contractor: AZMEEL CONTRACTING COMPANY Date: FEBRUARY-2017 Services: Installation of pipe plug It was necessary to add a new pipe line and manhole to the existing sewage pipe line an ongoing project belonging to the ARAMCO company. The ...


    By PLUGCO

  • Oman - Veolia - Case Study

    City /Country: Oman Client: BP British petrol Contractor: VEOLIA Date: September-2016 Services: Training of usage pipe plug- Installation of pipe plug Practical /theoretical usage training and installation for the pipe plug was provided by the PlugCo Team in one day. PlugCo training included proper ...


    By PLUGCO

  • An inflatable plug works better than bypass pumping when closing off a 60-inch penstock

    When Brian Simon, a project manager at Grace-Titan DVBE (based in Redding, California) first looked at the Potter Valley Bypass job it looked difficult, but straightforward. Grace-Titan was being asked to remove a section of the penstock that supplies Pacific Gas & Electric's (PGE) Potter Valley hydroelectric plant and install a Y-branch. But that meant that the five-foot diameter penstock ...


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