Line Stopping – Line Plugging


Line Stopping and Plugging Services – The technology advantage

Furmanite has been performing Line Stopping services for over 50 years – longer than any other anyone else in the industry.  We own and operate a large and diverse inventory of Line Stop machines that are capable of providing safe and effective isolation on live operating pipe systems, without shutdown or interruption of flow.

Our Line Stop technology offers unique solutions to your most challenging projects. By custom tailoring the right Line Stop machines to your exact  project needs – we supply the best solution to get the job done right.

 

Furmanite offers the following unique solutions for your Line Stop Needs.

  • Pivoting Head Line Stops
  • Folding Head Line Stops
  • Sure-Stops
  • HTP – High Temp Line Stop
  • Mueller Line Stoppers
  • Qualitech Line Stops
  • FloStop Water Main Line Stopping System
  • Custom Line Stop Applications
  • Pipe Freeze Plugging & Stops
  • Inserting Valves

Furmanite Line Stopping Capabilities

Furmanite offers Line Stopping Services for isolating live piping in the following size ranges.

  • Pivoting Head High Pressure Line Stops from 3”-48”
  • Folding Head low/Medium Pressure Pipe Line Stops from 12”-84”
  • Sure-Stop Positive sealing Line Stops from 2” – 42”
  • HTP – High Temperature and Pressure Line Stops from 3” – 16”
  • Mueller Line Stoppers from ¾” – 12”
  • Qualitech Line Stops from ¾” – 6”
  • FloStop Water Main Line Stops from 4-12”
  • Pipe Freeze Plugging to 48”
  • Valve Insertions from 4”-12”

Line Stopping & Line Plugging Services

Furmanite is proud of its history and heritage of providing Hot Tapping and Line Stopping services for more than 50 years…

Our Line Stopping services are utilized to prevent unwanted shutdowns and keep critical piping and pipeline systems online during tie-ins, relocations, repairs, retrofits, and routine maintenance. When working with Furmanite, you can be assured that every Hot Tap and Line Stop project will be handled by knowledgeable professionals backed by state of the art equipment and a technical services group with the expertise and decades of experience you deserve.

Put Furmanite to the test on your next Line Stopping operation and you will see why; “WE WORK BEST – UNDER PRESSURE.”

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THE PRESSURE IS ON – FURMANITE

When repairing or modifying live piping systems, your pipes aren’t the only thing working under pressure. Furmanite’s engineering and R&D teams support field technicians and your plant staff 24/7 with CAD, machining and fabrication facilities and rapid responsiveness. With decades of experience working on pressurized systems, Furmanite has the ability to exceed all your maintenance requirements and expectations – from initial site survey through engineering assessment and preparation.


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