Snap It® Jr. Mechanical Tube Plug
The Fastest, Safest, Most Cost-Effective and Reliable Way to Plug Tubes.
USA Industries' Snap It® Jr. Mechanical Tube Plugs is the major engineering advancement you've been waiting for. Now you can install tube plugs without welding and in 80% less time, avoid tube sheet damage completely, and Snap It Jr is rated @ 1,000 PSID!
SNAP IT JR PRODUCT FEATURES & BENEFITS
- Ideal for medium pressure applications
- Rated up to 1,000 PSID
- Blowout pressures exceed 18,000 PSID
- Materials: Stainless, Carbon Steel, Brass, Titanium, and more
- Comprehensive Testing and Quality Assurance Standards
- ASME PCC-2 Compliant
- NO tube sheet damage
- NO welding required
- Easy hydraulic installation
- Up to 80% in labor cost savings
- NO need to remove rear cover with through-the-tube plugging
- In-stock items ship within 24 hours
USA Industries Snap It® Plug, Tools & Accessories Training Series
1 – Introducing USA Industries Snap It® Plug Installation & Removal Tools Kit
2 – Assembling Tools Contained in USA Industries Snap It® Plug Installation & Removal Kit
3 – Brushing & Piercing Heat Exchanger Tube Using USA Industries Snap It® Tools
4 – Near End Installation of USA Industries Snap It® Jr. Plug in Heat Exchanger
5 – Removal of USA Industries Snap It® Jr. Plug from Tube
6 – Through-The-Tube or Far End Plugging of USA Industries Snap It® Jr. Plug
Frequently Asked Questions
Snap It Jr. tube plugs are rated @ 1,000 lbs of pressure, but with our independent testing, we've seen blowout pressures exceeding 18,000 PSID.
We can make your Snap Its in any exotic or standard metal, and regularly produce tube plugs in more than 20 different materials. Most commonly requested metals include: 70/30 CuNi, 90/10 CuNi, Brass, Carbon Steel, Chrome/Moly, Hastelloy, Inconel, Monel, Nickel 200, Stainless Steel (316 and 304), Titanium, Zirconium and more.
We sell our Snap It plugs in sleeves of 10. There is no maximum. We have the capabilities to produce 5,000 plugs daily, and have more than 500,000 tube plugs of all varieties in stock at all times. Even custom orders, can typically be manufactured and shipped extremely quickly!
Snap It Jr. tube plugs don't require welding, completely removing the risk of a spark igniting dangerous fumes or chemicals.
With Snap It, you can guarantee a consistent and controlled installation, making the entire process safer and more predictable. With proper installation, Snap It Jr. tube plugs have an average safety factor exceeding 18.
We strongly suggest never standing in front of an installed tube plug of any type.
Snap It Jr. tube plugs are rated @ 1,000 PSID and have three points of contact. They also cover a wider range of Tube I.D.s.
Our Snap It Sr. tube plugs are rated @ 7,000 PSID and have five points of contact, but they cover a more limited range of I.D.s.
The Jr. Plug is suitable for most applications. The Sr. Plugs are used most commonly in high-pressure applications.
Both Snap It Sr. and Snap It Jr. tube plugs require some tools for installation and removal. We strongly suggest using tube brushes to clean and prep your tubes, then installation is a breeze. Our hydraulic ram and pull rod assemblies provide consistent, controlled intallation, eliminating the hazards of tapered and welded plugs, as well as tube and tube sheet damage.
Once you've installed a few Snap Its, you'll find it takes less than 60 seconds to prep and install these tube plugs. Now you can skip welding, and save up to 80% in labor costs with a quick and consistent installation process!
Our Snap It Tube Plugs require ZERO proprietary pieces of equipment to install. Don't get locked into expensive equipment issues after your purchase. Call us and we can confirm your existing tools will work with ours. If not we offer short-term rental and purchase for installation tooling.
Yes, we sell directly to end-users, as well as other contractors and suppliers.
We design, engineer, manufacture, test, and package Snap It Plugs at our facility in South Houston, Texas, and we ship anywhere in the world. As the manufacturer, we are uniquely qualified to provide technical support, certification training, and customizations to meet your specific needs.
Our customers experience competitive pricing and short lead times by dealing directly with USA Industries, Inc.
Yes, Snap It Jr. Tube Plugs are regularly used for both near-end and far-end applications.