Pipe stoppers, or drain plugs as they are sometimes known, are used to temporarily seal the end of a pipe or opening for many different testing applications.Pipe stoppers are mainly used to seal off from water, gases and foreign objects in newly laid pipes, or pipework systems that are under repair. Our range of Pipe stoppers are available in a number of different styles to suit many applications for pipe sizes from ½” to 72″.Special Pipe stoppers are also available for pressure testing.
SHIN offers a range of shapes and sizes of inflatable stoppers, suitable for all applications. Made from a natural rubber bladder covered in waterproof polyurethane coated nylon (or a heat resistant nomex/kevlar mix) to prevent friction and static electricity build up. Through tubes can be supplied with the stoppers when they are required for weld purging applications.When deflated, the inflatable stoppers can be inserted and withdrawn with ease.