Inexpensive Cork Tube Plugs / Stoppers

Inexpensive solution to Sealing off Tubes During Transport & Cleaning

Inexpensive Cork Tube Plugs / Stoppers


  • Easiest way to seal off tubes during shipment or cleaning
  • Can be utilized to identify tubes during rework
  • One of the lowest-cost tube plugs on the market
  • In-stock items ship within 24 hours


If you're planning on sealing off your Fin-Fan® / heat exchanger, boiler or condenser for maintenance, transport or cleaning, you owe it to yourself to explore cork tube plugs. Cork is an inexpensive way to seal off your tubes, preventing unwanted dust, dirt or other chemicals from getting in where you don't want it.

Due to their low cost, easy replaceability and simple installation / removal, industry experts utilize cork plugs to identify tubes during rework. Quick and easy identification of pipes needing replacement can help streamline your shutdown / turnaround activity, replacing more time-consuming methods like tagging, labeling or diagraming which tubes are in need of replacement / repair.

USA Industries has been a leader in offering tube plug solutions to users in the oil & gas, chemical and power industries since 1982. We have more than 500,000 tube plugs in stock and ready to ship, and our production capabilities exceed 5,000 plugs per day, more than 20 materials and any coatings you may require.

FIN-FAN is a Registered Trademark of Hudson Products Corporation


Frequently Asked Questions

These plugs are typically used during transport of Fin-Fan® / heat exchangers, boilers, and condensers as a way of sealing the tubes from outside contaminates, as well as during work on the units to identify tubes that need attention.

We stock more than 500,000 tube plugs across all varieties and sizes. In-stock products typically ship in the same day.

We stock more than 500,000 tube plugs across all varieties and sizes. In-stock products typically ship on the same day.

It depends on how you utilize your cork plugs. If you are utilizing them for transport or identifying tubes during re-work, the plugs should be okay to reuse, as long as you keep them clean / dry. Cork is porous and will be contaminated by any liquid it comes into contact with, possibly rendering it unusable for certain applications moving forward.

Simply tap the cork plug into place with a small hammer or rubber mallet until firmly in place.

Cork tube plugs are easily removed with a firm pull on the plug from a pair of pliers.