Effective Heat Exchanger Tube Plugging in Highly Corrosive Environments

As a recognized ASME PCC-2-2015 repair method, the Pop-A-Plug® Tube Plugging System offers a safe, and reliable solution for plugging leaking tubes.


Pop-A-Plug® P2 High Pressure Tube Plugs offer a safe and reliable solution for use in highly corrosive Fertilizer and Petrochemical Processing environments. Installation takes just minutes and protects against damage to tube sheet ligaments and the adjacent tube sheet joints. Plug material is always matched to the host tube to prevent galvanic interaction and maintains a leak-tight seal under extreme thermal and pressure cycling.

Features & Benefits

  • Pressure ratings up to 7000 PsiG (483 BarG)
  • Controlled and repeatable installation - no welding required
  • Unique breakaway prevents damage to tube and tube joint
  • Offers lowest life cycle cost when compared to alternative tube plugging methods
  • Helium leak tight seal to 1 x 10-10 cc/sec
  • ASME PCC-2-2015 recommended tube plugging repair method (Article 3.12) 
  • Reduce downtime from days to hours

Pop-A-Plug P2 High Pressure Tube Plugs are available in a wide range of materials, including alloy steel F11 / F22, standard stainless steel, Zirconium, 904L, as well as 35+ commonly used alloys for corrosive environments, including:

  • SS-316/316L
  • SS-317L/321/347
  • SS-400 Series Alloys
  • SS-904L
  • SS-254SMO
  • SS-20CB3/ Alloy20
  • Duplex SS /Super Duplex SS
  • Inconel /Incoloy Alloys
  • Hastelloy Alloys
  • Monel
  • Nickel 200/201
  • AL6XN
  • CuNi 70/30 - 90/10
  • Carbon Steel A350 LF2
  • Chrome Moly 4142
  • Chrome Moly F5/F9/F11/F22

For additional information & documentation, please visit Pop-A-Plug P2 High Pressure Tube Plugs

Effective Heat Exchanger Tube Plugging in Highly Corrosive Environments
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