POP-A-PLUGS – Engineered tube plug  solution to seal leaking or degraded tubes

EST Group offers a complete line of tube plug and plugging systems designed for quickly preparing and plugging leaking and degraded heat exchanger, condenser and boiler tubes.

  • Quickly Prepare and Plug Leaking Heat Exchanger, Condenser and Boiler Tubes
  • Install and Remove Plugs Without Welding or Explosives
  • Controlled installation which eliminates damage to the tube ligaments or tube-sheet, which is common with hitting in tapered plugs.

Engineered Heat Exchanger PlugTube Plugs are suitable for service in operating pressures up to 7,000 psi (480 Bar) and are designed to be installed without welding or explosives. A variety of systems and tools are available for installation and removal.

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    • Condensers
    • Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers
    • Air Cooled Heat Exchanger
    • Lube Oil Cooler
    • Drain Coolers
    • Floating Head Heat Exchangers
    • Reboilers
    • Boilers
    • Low Pressure Feedwater Heaters
    • Evaporators
    • Air Chiller

PipeServ can supply qualified technicians or  train your personal onsite to be competent to install Pop-A-Plugs across a range of applications.

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Download Technical Information Documents

DC4007 – Heat Exchanger Equipment Product Line Guide

DC1227 Technical Brief Pop-A-Plug CPI_Perma PDF

DC2543 Technical Brief Air Cooled Heat Exchanger PDF

DC3001 Technical Brief Pop-A-Plug P2 PDF

Heat Exchanger Tube Plugging relative to ASME PCC-2 2011 PDF

Pop-A-Plug_vs_Tapered Plugs

Technical Review Use of Pop-A-Plugs in Urea Plants PDF

Application Histories

Air Cooled Heat Exchanger Repair – PNG 0316 PDF