Metal Tapered Tube Plugs for Heat Exchangers
The Industry Standard for Plugging Leaks in Heat Exchangers, Boilers & Condensers
Metal Tapered Tube Plugs offer a low-cost and quick method of sealing leaking tubes. Our tube plugs are easily installed, so you can establish a positive seal with minimal driving in seconds and get your Fin-Fan® / heat exchanger, boiler or condenser back online quickly. Tapered plugs are stocked in more than 20 metals. We are happy to customize tube plugs according to your needs and in ANY material upon request.
- Production capabilities of more than 5,000 plugs per day
- Non-custom plugs typically ship within 24 hours
- The traditional solution to heat exchanger leaks
- In-stock items ship within 24 hours
Frequently Asked Questions
The X is a placeholder for material type (e.g. Carbon, Stainless, Monel, etc..). Simply replace that with what ever material you need!
We manufacture all of our plugs in house, and are not limited by size. We can produce more than 5,000 plugs per day, at any size!
Tapered tube plugs are generally installed with a hammer. We strongly suggest using a tube cutter to puncture the inside of your tube before installing to prevent pressure building up over time and creating dangerous projectiles.
Because of uncontrolled and inconsistent installation practices for standard tapered plugs, we don't provide a rating classification. It's heavily dependent on installation methods and best practices.
For rated tube plugs, we strongly suggest you utilize our Snap It Tube Plugs.
We will always recommend you puncture the tube before installing a tube plug to prevent pressure from building up and creating a dangerous tube plug projectile.
Yes. This is a common technique for ensuring a stronger seal.
We can recommend size(s) based on your inside diameter. Call us today and we'll be happy to help!
We are proud to be able to offer our products in more than 20 different materials. We've probably worked with whatever material you need in the past, and we're happy to make custom plugs on request, 24/7, 365 days a year!