Bulkheads are used for the isolation of tunnels, doors, aqueducts, channels during construction, outages or for repair and maintenance. Bulkheads can be installed with cranes or can be diver or ROV installed in remote or underwater locations. They create partitions which create watertight compartments that can contain water or other fluids in the case of a breach or other leaks. Bulkheads are a pressure-resistant sealed barrier to any fluid in a large structure.
AVAILABLE IN SIZES TO 240″ ( 20′ ) AND TO PRESSURES OF 150 PSIG (10 BAR)
Bulkheads can be provided with access manways for personnel passage, pipe connectors pass through, or a electrical connectors designed to pass through a partition of the bulkhead.
In cases of limited access, the bulkhead can be ordered in “split design” where the sections of bulkhead can be passed through a smaller opening and then assembled at the desired location.
These Bulkheads built to the customers’ size, shape, and configuration:
Irregularly shaped openings
Some additional applications for are:
Dam penstock plugging
Plugs for blocking flows in culverts
Night caps for newly installed sections during construction
Debris dams for clean work
Men work platforms in vertical shafts
FME (Foreign material exclusion)
Some customers will also use our Pipe Plugs for the same job. Call us and we will be happy to advise on the correct product for your application.
MECHANICAL DESIGN CORPORATION
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