Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs

FAV is manufacturer of Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs, Metal Tapered Tube Plugs, Boiler Tube Plugs, Condenser Tube Plugging in materials like SS, Carbon Steel, Brass, Monel, Titanium, Inconel.

We also make on special material and grade as per request.

Heat exchanger tube plugs seal the ends of leaking tubes, providing longer use of the heat exchanger. The uniform taper and the smooth surface finish assure positive sealing with minimum installation force. The one-piece design of the pin plug provides an easy solution to permanent plugging for tubes or tubesheet holes.

Condenser Tube Plugging

Unique Advantage of FAV Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs/Boiler Tube Plugs

  • Special materials and sizes can be custom manufactured
  • Can be machined to your drawing specifications.

 

Application of Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs

For permanent plugging of condenser and heat exchanger tubes and tubesheet holes. Can be used in some high temperature/pressure heat exchangers. Tube plugs driven into leaking tubes just before heat exchanger goes back into operation. Used in Exchanger, Boiler, Condensers.

Material

FAV Brass Heat Exchanger Plugs Carbon Steel Heat Exchanger Plugs Copper Nickel CU NI 70 30 Heat Exchanger Plugs Copper Nickel CU NI 90 10 Heat Exchanger Plugs Duplex Heat Exchanger Plugs Hastelloy Heat Exchanger Plugs Incoloy Heat Exchanger Plugs Inconel 625 Heat Exchanger Plugs Monel 400 Heat Exchanger Plugs Monel 500 Heat Exchanger Plugs Stainless Steel 304 Heat Exchanger Plugs Stainless Steel 316 Heat Exchanger Plugs Super Duplex Heat Exchanger Plugs Titanium Heat Exchanger Plugs

Tube Plugs Sizing Chart

Heat Exchanger Plugs

Metal Tapered Tube Plugs – Tube Plug Sizing Chart

Product Ordering Code Tube OD Gauge Dimension (Inches)
    “A” “B” “L”
Small End Large End Length
FAVHEP-1-X 1/4″ 18-24 0.141″ 0.235″ 1-1/4″
3/8″ 12-24
FAVHEP-2-X 3/8″ 15-24 0.213″ 0.371″ 1-3/4″
1/2″ 13-15
FAVHEP-3-X 1/2″ 15-24 0.337″ 0.495″
5/8″ 12-14
FAVHEP-4-X 5/8″ 14-24 0.449″ 0.625″
3/4″ 10-14
FAVHEP-5-X 3/4″ 14-24 0.564″ 0.750″
7/8″ 10-13
1″ 8-9
FAVHEP-6-X 7/8″ 15-24 0.706″ 0.875″
1″ 10-15
FAVHEP-7-X 1″ 13-18 0.776″ 0.934″
FAVHEP-8-X 1″ 18-24 0.892″ 1.050″
1-1/8″ 13-17
FAVHEP-9-X 1-1/8″ 15-24 0.949″ 1.125″ 2″
1-1/4″ 10-14
FAVHEP-10-X 1-1/4″ 13-19 1.010″ 1.186″
FAVHEP-11-X 1-1/4″ 19-24 1.147″ 1.323″
FAVHEP-12-X 1-1/2″ 10-24 1.200″ 1.495″ 3″
FAVHEP-13-X 1-1/2″ 14-24 1.305″ 1.600″
1-3/4″ 6-13
FAVHEP-14-X 1-3/4″ 14-22 1.575″ 1.870″
2″ 6-13
FAVHEP-15-X 2″ 12-22 1.700″ 1.995″
FAVHEP-16-X 2-1/4″ 6-13 1.805″ 2.100″
FAVHEP-17-X 2-1/2″ 5-18 2.000″ 2.375″
FAVHEP-18-X 2-3/4″ 4-10 2.232″ 2.500″
FAVHEP-19-X 3″ 5-12 2.524″ 2.834″ 4″
FAVHEP-20-X 3″ 10-23 2.625″ 3.000″
FAVHEP-21-X 3-1/4″ 7-14 2.875″ 3.125″
FAVHEP-22-X 3-1/4″ 13-23 3.010″ 3.250″
FAVHEP-23-X 3-1/2″ 7-12 3.125″ 3.375″
FAVHEP-24-X 3-1/2″ 13-23 3.260″ 3.500″
FAVHEP-25-X 3-3/4″ 5-12 3.274″ 3.567″
FAVHEP-26-X 3-3/4″ 13-23 3.510″ 3.750″
FAVHEP-27-X 4″ 5-12 3.524″ 3.817″
FAVHEP-28-X 4″ 13-23 3.782″ 4.000″

Notes

  • “X” – This is a placeholder for your material type.

Please substitute the “X” with the following material codes when ordering Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs

:

(S) Stainless Steel

(C) Carbon Steel

(B) Brass

(J) 70/30 CuNi

(K) 90/10 CuNi

(H) Hastelloy C 276

(I) Inconel

(N) Incoloy

(M) Monel 400

(O) Monel 500

(T) Titanium

(D) Duplex

(E) Super Duplex

Chiller Tube Plug

  • For best results with sealing tubes without damaging tubesheets, please be sure to use the correct size tube plugs (based on tube O.D. and gauge using our chart below). When ordering tube plugs, please keep in mind that the tube plug and the tube metal should always match.
  • Installation Instructions for Heat Exchanger Tube Plugs: • Clean and wipe dry the tube end or tubesheet to be plugged. • Using hammer, lightly, pound plug into tube or tubesheet • Can be welded if necessary
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