Innovative Enclosures Shut Down Illegal Taps -- Permanently!
Illegal tapping of pipelines is costing oil companies billions of dollars in lost product each year and the problem is growing around the globe. To help combat this problem, PLIDCO, has developed innovative enclosures that can be installed quickly and easily that permanently enclose the illegal tap.
The Tap+Enclosure is available in three styles:
Domed Split Bolt-On
Domed Split Weld-On
The goal of the Tap+Enclosure is to provide maintenance teams with an off-the-shelf solution for sealing up the taps quickly.
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The Split Bolt-On Tap+Enclosure is designed to ASME Section VIII and API 6H/6X; the Weld-On Tap+Enclosure, and Split Weld-On Tap+Enclosure are designed to ASME Section VIII specifications; Fittings are custom designed based on temperature, pressure and size needed for the application.
Buna-N packing is standard on the Split Bolt-On style. Viton, Silicone, Kevlar and other materials are available upon request. Standard body materials: - ASTM A106 Gr. C seamless pipe - ASTM A516 Gr. 70 steel plate - ASTM A234 Gr. WPB Standard bolting is: - ASTM A193 Gr. B7 with A194 Gr. 2H nuts. Options: - Vents to allow sealant injection & pressure release - Marine epoxy paint for corrosion protection - NACE MR0175 / ISO 15156 compliant materials.