Shoulder Plugs

Introduction to Header Plugs

Header Plugs & Shoulder Plugs for Heat Exchanger

Shoulder plugs or header plugs are made for plug type header boxes in air cooled heat exchangers or fin fan air coolers. A shoulder plug and gasket are located opposite each tube which allows access for inspection and cleaning of individual tubes. Spare plugs and gaskets may be needed to replace originals during routine maintenance or used to plug leaking tubes.

Header Plugs  are installed in upstream offshore/onshore oil production and initial processing installations. Header Plugs are made from Stainless Steel 316 , SS 304 ,Duplex ,Super Duplex,Carbon Steel,Brass, Inconel ,Hastelloy, Titanium and Monel . They are also available in various Alloy Steel .

Why buy from FAV ?
1) Available in material of your choice
2) Customization possible to suit your exact Heat Exchanger Needs
3) Faster Delivery
4) Material Test Report available
5) Gasket available in Soft Iron as we as other grades

Header Plug
UNF Plugs
UNF Plugs for Heat Exchanger
Header Plugs for Heat Exchanger
Gasket for Header Plugs
UNF Plug for Heat Exchanger
Shoulder Plugs

Datasheet for Header Plug / Shoulder Plug /UNF Plug

Header Plug / Shoulder Plug Sizing Chart
B A Hex
Tube OD Plug Diameter UNF Thread Under Head Size
5/8" 3/4" 16 3/4" 1"
7/8"
1"
1" 1 1/8" 12 3/4" 1 3/8"
7/8"
1"
1 1/8"
1 1/4"
1 3/8"
1 1/2"
1 1/4" 1 3/8" 12 3/4" 1 5/8"
7/8"
1 1/8"
1 1/4"
1 1/2"
1 1/2" 1 5/8" 12 1" 1 7/8"
1 1/8"
1 1/4"
1 3/8"
1 1/2"
2" 2 1/8" 12 1 1/4" 2 3/8"

 

Some Standard Photos of Header Plugs

Header Plugs ,Shoulder PlugsHeader Plug Header Plug Shoulder Plugs UNF Hex Plug