HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Inflatable Rubber Stoppers

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Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers for those Chemical Resistant Applications

The Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufactures a range of standard as well as non-standard PetroChem® Inflatable Stoppers for pipes, ducts and other circular orifices.

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Stop Hydrocarbon Liquids and Gases Escaping

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Rubber PetroChem Stoppers are for line pipe applications.

Each Stopper has a longer length than diameter, which prevents them from tipping over inside the pipe and losing their seal.

They also have a ribbing to prevent slipping.

Commonly used for stopping off pipes particularly where access is difficult.

They are frequently used for testing new pipes and drains.

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Versatile Stoppers for Multiple Applications

petrochem stoppers, rubber plugs, huntingdon fusion, HFTWith Only 5 stoppers to seal pipes from 2” to 12” (50 mm- 300 mm), the Rubber PetroChem Stoppers are most commonly used for:

  • Construction site drain testing operations.
  • Debris stopping during machining operations.
  • Leak testing of pipework systems in commercial, domestic and industrial applications.
  • Low pressure hydrostatic tests.
  • On-site thermoforming of bends in ducting and conduit materials.
  • Fibre-optic construction projects.
  • Debris and animal barriers for overnight protection of pipelines.
  • Plumbing operations.
  • Reduction of weld purging volume when welding headers onto stainless steel tanks.

 

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For Domestic and Industrial Applications

HFT Pipestoppers PetroChem Chemical Resistant Plugs Stoppers

Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers are resistant to a large number of chemicals.

Each Stopper has a longer length than diameter, which prevents them from tipping over inside the pipe and losing their seal.

They also have a ribbing to prevent slipping.

Inflatable Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers are most commonly used to Construction site drain testing operations, debris stopping during machining operations, leak testing of pipework systems in commercial, domestic and industrial applications, low pressure hydrostatic tests, on-site thermoforming of bends in ducting and conduit materials, fibre-optic construction projects, debris and animal barriers for overnight protection of pipelines, plumbing operations or reduction of weld purging volume when welding headers onto stainless steel tanks.

 

 

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Shipping Information, Weights and Dimensions

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Customs Tariff:
 

European Customs Tariff: 4016 9997
International Customs Tariff: 4016 999 0900
United States Customs Tariff:      4016 95 0000
Canada Customs Tariff:  4016 95 0000

  

Product Codes and Sizes:

1" to 12" Inflatable Stoppers have a 1.3 metre inflation hose length, 8 mm ID, 14 mm OD and are fitted with a standard Schrader valve.

The HFT Pipestoppers® Inflatable Stoppers shown below in the following tables usually have 'no through tubes'.

PetroChem Inflatable Stoppers are made to order with a 4-5 day delivery.

Sizes available are shown in the table below.

HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Stoppers

All Dimensions are based on the Imperial system. Sizes shown in mm are only mathematic conversions of the imperial dimensions and are not intended to represent metric standards.
PART Nº DESCRIPTION
PRODUCT SIZES
INFLATION PRESSURE
    INCH   PSI BAR
PSPO002
PSPO003
PSPO004
PSPO006
PSPO812
Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers
Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers
Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers
Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers
2
3
4
6
8 -12
  25
20
15
8
7
1.7
1.36
1.02
0.54
0.40

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

HFT Pipestoppers PetroChem Chemical Resistant Plugs Stoppers

1.0 What is the maximum temperature range for PetroChem® Stoppers?
The recommended maximum temperature for this standard range is 80ºC (176ºF).

2.0 How do I inflate the Stoppers?

Each Stopper is designed and fitted with a standard Schrader valve, which will attach to any foot pump or compressor.

3.0 What are the Inflatable Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers commonly used for?
The PetroChem® Stoppers are most commonly used to Construction site drain testing operations, debris stopping during machining operations, leak testing of pipework systems in commercial, domestic and industrial applications, low pressure hydrostatic tests, on-site thermoforming of bends in ducting and conduit materials, fibre-optic construction projects, debris and animal barriers for overnight protection of pipelines, plumbing operations or reduction of weld purging volume when welding headers onto stainless steel tanks.

4.0 What makes the Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers different?
The Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers are resistant to a large number of chemicals. Each Stopper has a longer length than diameter, which prevents them from tipping over inside the pipe and losing their seal. They also have a ribbing to prevent slipping.

5.0 What is the size range for Rubber PetroChem® Stoppers?
There are 5 different sized Stoppers available to seal pipes from 2 to 12” (51 mm – 306 mm).

6.0 Can I have the inflation hose any longer?
Yes, simply specify when ordering and your required length can be fitted for a small surcharge.

7.0 Are PetroChem® Stoppers kept in stock?
We do keep a number of PetroChem® Stoppers in stock.

8.0 What is the maximum inflation pressure?
This depends on the diameter of the stopper. Full details per size can be found in the User Instruction Manual, but also stamped onto each stopper for safety purposes.

9.0 Can the stopper be used more than once?
Yes, it can be used time and time again, provided it isn’t overinflated and kept in good condition.

 

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Items available as 'Downloads'

 


Leaflets and general sales material are available to everyone visiting our website.

Restricted access items are shown at the end of this Download section.

 

HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Rubber Inflatable Stoppers A4 Leaflet

HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Stoppers Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

 

HFT Pipestoppers® Heat Resistant Covers A4 Leaflet

HFT Pipestoppers® Heat Resistant Covers Flyer

 

Also available as PetroChem® Non-Rubber:

HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Stoppers A4 Leaflet

HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Stoppers Flyer

 

HFT Pipestoppers® Plugs and Stoppers Leaflet showing all available models

HFT Pipestoppers® Plugs and Stoppers Flyer showing all available models

HFT Pipestoppers® Inflatable Stoppers Chart Expansion Range

HFT Pipestoppers® Inflatable Stoppers Chart Pressure Range

HFT Pipestoppers® All Pipe Plugs and Stoppers Poster

 

Special Note: The items below are restricted and only available in our Secure Login section.  This is mainly for the protection of our Exclusive Distributor network.
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HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Rubber Stoppers User Instructions Technical Manual
HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Rubber Stoppers User List Customer Reference
HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Rubber Stoppers Certificate of Conformity
HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Rubber Stoppers Technical Notes
HFT Pipestoppers® PetroChem® Chemical Resistant Inflatable Rubber Stoppers Price List

 

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