DOUBLE BLOCK AND BLEED PLUGS

DOUBLE BLOCK AND BLEED PLUGS AVAILABLE IN SIZES TO 240″ ( 20′ ) AND TO PRESSURES OF 15000 PSIG (1000 BAR).

The double block and bleed plugs are primarily used in the petroleum industry to isolate combustible gases and vapors from hot work areas on piping systems when doing welding modifications and repairs to the system.
The DBB plugs utilize a dual seal with a port between them to either vent off any combustible gases and vapor leakage past the first seal, or to pressurize this annual space with water to further isolate the combustible gases or for hydro testing.
The double block and bleed plugs also can be used to test the weld joint prior to putting the system back into service, eliminating the necessity of testing the whole system.

Materials of construction of the pipe plug body are typically “lightweight” corrosion resistant aluminum. If your requirements need another material we can provide:

Stainless Steel
Carbon Steel
Plastic
Cast Iorn
Other materials available,… just ask!

The material of construction for the seals (elastomers) can be any of the following:

EPDM – Ethylene Propylene
Neoprene Chloroprene
Buna-N Nitrile
Natural rubber
Silicone
SBR – Butadiene Styrene
Viton® Fluorinated Hydrocarbon
High-temperature seals
Kalrez®
* Viton® and Kalrez® are registered trademark of Du Pont Dow Elastomers

MECHANICAL DESIGN CORPORATION

We specialize in the design and manufacturing of a variety of pipe testing and plugging solutions.

Offering products and solutions including but not limited to Pipe Plugs, Bulkheads, O.D. Pipe Test Plugs/Cap Plugs, Nuclear Plugs, Underwater/Offshore Plugs, Foreign Material Exclusion Plugs, Caps, Covers (FME), Double Block and Bleed Plugs, Fail Safe Plugs, Flange Weld Testers, and Pipe Joint Testers.

 

CONTACT US

100 INDUSTRIAL PARK BLVD.
SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA 32958 USA

PHONE: 1-772-388-8782
FAX: 1-772-388-8782
E-MAIL: CONTACT US

 

INDUSTRIES SERVED

Nuclear Power
Municipalities
Aerospace
Construction
Fossil Fuel Power
Utilities
Military