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Tool #4 Ground Breaking Test Plug & Isolation Technology The HP Grip Plug

Revolutionize your welding process with the ‘Tool #4 Ground Breaking Test Plug & Isolation Technology – The HP Grip Plug’ video! Discover the HB High Performance Grip Plug, an innovative tool from Innovator Industrial Services that’s set to redefine traditional grip plugs.

This game-changer is a self-centering tool that expands evenly in a single activation, eliminating the need for a cross bolting pattern. But that’s not all! It also features a unique pressure energizing nature, allowing it to adapt its seal and grip to the end pressure of the hydrostatic pressure.

As the pressure increases, the tool tightens and grabs more, enhancing its effectiveness and safety. Compared to full system tests, this tool stands out for its high performance and safety features.

Join us in this video as we delve into this revolutionary development in weld testing. Learn how this groundbreaking technology can save you time, money, and enhance safety. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to step into the future of welding!

The HB high performance grip plug. Now we’ve all seen grip plugs for years. They have traditionally been a compression tool and they have traditionally had a range of bolts on the front that needed to be tightened and a torquing pattern to compress the seal evenly. Much like the IWT, the HP grip plug is different. It is a self-centering tool. Up to 12 inches, it’s one self-centering nut so it’s really easy to install. And because it’s a self-centering single shaft tool, it expands evenly in one activation without the need for a cross bolting pattern like traditional grip tools. So that’s the first thing that’s uniquely different.

The second thing about the HB grip plug is it incorporates the same pressure energizing nature that we spoke about in the IWT tool. We use this self-centering nut to use an initial compression on the seal but inside of the tool again, it has a pressure energized plate so that as hydrostatic pressure hits the end of the tool, it transfers that hydrostatic load to compress the seal and to activate the grips. And so the higher the pressure on the hydrostatic test, the more rubber pressure is created in the seal and the more grip is created on the grips so that the tool will not be expelled from the pipe because of a flawed installation. The tool is always responding both with its seal and its grip to the end pressure of the hydrostatic pressure. So at pressure, so as the hydrostatic pressure is increasing, the tool is getting tighter and grabbing more, making it a safe tool and a high performance tool relative to full system tests.

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