Pop-A-Plug® Tube Stabilizers

Effectively Stabilizes Weakened or Fractured Heat Exchanger Tubes


  • Ideal for Any Type of Heat Exchanger Tube from High Pressure Feedwater Heaters to Surface Condensers
  • Sizes to Fit Tubes Ranging from .460" to 1.250" I.D. (11.68mm to 31.75mm)
  • Available in Either Rod or Cable Type Configuration
  • Available in Any Length

Pop-A-Plug® Tube Stabilizers are available in any length and are anchored in position using proven Pop-A-Plug System Technology.

Features & Benefits

  • Installs Hydraulically: Installs using standard Pop-A-Plug Ram Packages.
  • Wide Range of Sizes: Stabilizer Rods and Anchors are available to fit tubes ranging from .460" to 1.250" I.D. (11.68mm to 31.75mm).
  • Stabilizer Anchors: Anchors are available separately.
  • Standard Material: Stainless Steel. Other alloys are available upon request.
  • Choose from Two Styles: Rod type or cable type.
  • Choose from Two Stablilizer Tip configurations: Bullet or wedge.
  • Ordering Information: When ordering, specify tube OD and wall thickness (tube ID helpful), tube material, tubesheet thickness, maximum operating pressure and temperature, length from the tubesheet face to the first tube support plate beyond the fracture, and axial clearance extending from the tube end outward (ie: length of channel head or distance to any obstruction preventing direct access to the end of the damaged tube). Specifications subject to change.
  • Quality Assurance System: Manufactured under a Quality Assurance Program certified to ISO 9001 and several U.S. nuclear industry standards including ANSI N45.2, NQA-1, 10CFR 50 Appendix B, and 10CFR 21. 
Pop-A-Plug® Tube Stabilizers
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