Testing blind plugs
A European gas plant had experienced numerous problems with the sealing of blind plugs in a LNG system (Liquefied Natural Gas). Many different types of sealant had been tried but none of them were able to cope with a temperature of -162 °C combined with the operational pressure.
In cooperation with the client and sealant manufacturer ITIS tested several sealing types and found a sealant which met every requirement. In addition ITIS provided an assembly procedure specifically written for our client’s problem.
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