GRIPSAFE® - THE SAFEST, MOST INNOVATIVE PIPE PLUG!

High Pressure Isolation and Testing Plugs with Gritlock™ Wedge Surface Coating and Tri-Ply™ Seals

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GripSafe® Outboard Retraction Blocking (ORB) Pipe Plug

4" - 24"* ORB Plug

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3/4" - 4"* ORB Plug

*Larger sizes and custom configurations available upon request.
Smaller sizes availability date pending.

GripSafe® Large ORB
Instruction Manual

GripSafe® Small ORB
Instruction Manual

GripSafe® ORB
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GripSafe® General Product
Line Sheet

GripSafe® Large ORB
Instruction Manual

GripSafe® Small ORB
Instruction Manual

GripSafe® ORB
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GripSafe® General Product
Line Sheet

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UNMATCHED SAFETY & RELIABILITY

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With its unprecendented patented design, GripSafe's independent self-gripping technology virtually eliminates the risk of plug ejection from the moment it's inserted into the pipe, without tightening a single nut.

The innovative system distributes equal loading across the gripping wedges ensuring maximum surface contact and holding capabilities. As pressure increases behind the plug, the wedges grip tighter. Even in pipe diameters that are asymmetrical, each wedge independently adapts to variances within the pipe. Coupled with its automatic gripping feature upon installation, GripSafe takes “self-gripping” to a new level.

GripSafe plugs weigh less on average than competitive products. Significant weight differences exist as plug sizes increase, reaching upwards of 50% weight reductions in larger sizes without sacrificing holding capabilities.

Unlike competitive products which rely on serrated jaws to bite into the pipe for holding purposes, GripSafe uses a specially designed wedge system that grips the pipe without scarring the surface. Within rated pipe pressures, GripSafe leaves no damage, no need for clean up, no stress risers or crevices for corrosive leak paths to form.

GripSafe plugs utilize Gritlock™, a proprietary texture on the gripping wedges that can be used on any metal type with no carbon contamination. Therefore, in contrast with other plugs, GripSafe requires no alternate parts for use in stainless and other alloy pipes where cross contamination is a concern.


PLUG APPLICATIONS

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Test pipe sections without the need for flanges.

Perform hydrostatic testing of pipe spools, eliminating the need for end caps and welding.

Increase safety by preventing exposure to hydrocarbon or other process leaks. Eliminate risk of injury to personnel in the event of inadvertent valve openings, valve leaks, or other pressure equipment failures upstream.

Feed inert gases through the vent pipe, into a vessel, for back-purging welds or to remove oxygen for other processes.

PLUG RATING SPECIFICTIONS

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Temperature Range

  • -10° to 170°F - Continuous
  • 200°F - Intermittent

Patents & Trademarks

Manufactured Exclusively by USA Industries, Inc. an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company

- US PATENTS: 9,927,058 | 9,810,364 | D894,349 | 10,746,339
- CANADIAN PATENT: 3,004,787
- CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN: CA 186293
- EUROPEAN PATENT: 3,377,797 B1
- EUROPEAN PATENT [Germany]: 602016051864.3
- EUROPEAN UNION DESIGN REGISTRATION: 00628264-001
- INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK REGISTRATION: 1550298
- INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: 1567890
- INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: 1550337
- AUSTRALIAN TRADEMARK NUMBER: 2120735

- Other US and Foreign Patents Pending

Industry Compliance

  • ASME B16.5, ASME B31.1, ASME B31.3
  • Meets ASME PCC-2-2018 standards