All About REAL-TITE® PLUGS
The Reusable, Code-Approved Expansion Plug That Solves ALL Your Problems
REAL-TITE® PLUGS are, quite simply, the best plug money can buy. In fact, they’ve been referred to as “the Cadillac of expansion plugs.” Their unique, self-contained design and durable construction translates to unmatched ease of use, reliability, and performance.
They’re dependable. Our plugs have been in the field since 1981, and a plug has never been returned because of material failure. Their flexibility allows them to be used as either a temporary or permanent solution. And, because all REAL-TITE® PLUGS comply with the National Standard Plumbing Code and meet or exceed plumbing Standards for permanent plug usage, you know you’re working with a product you and your customers can trust.
The REAL-TITE® product line offers a variety of sizes (1.5″ to 4″ diameters in 1/2″ increments), styles (counter sunk, thumb bolt or hex head) and finishes (ABS plastic, 12GA stainless steel or 22GA chrome finishing covers).
A Unique Design
REAL-TITE®’s unique design prevents moisture from being revealed to the nut or stainless steel bolt. This allows for removal of a plug in seconds, even after long periods of time in service. The plugs are also designed with a stop bolt, so you have confidence that no parts will fall into the opening during installation or removal.
Seals 3 Ways
- 3 embedded o-rings
- 2 sealing ridges
- 3/16″ neoprene gasket pressure expanded to create a permanent seal
A Tight, Dependable Seal for Virtually Any Opening
The compression action of the REAL-TITE® PLUGS wedges the gasket into the pipe opening. This means you can seal any opening permanently, regardless of the condition of the threads.
A Variety of Uses
REAL-TITE® PLUGS are a perfect replacement plug for old worn out brass or plastic clean out plugs. Ideal for sealing damaged openings or openings with deteriorated threads. Quick and easy.
REAL-TITE® PLUGS are commonly used to seal a toilet leg until further installation of the fixtures. Can be used as a test plug.
REAL-TITE® Steel Top Plugs are great for warehouses, driveways, parking lots, lawns and any high or heavy traffic areas.
REAL-TITE® PLUGS are designed for several applications in the plumbing industry. Some of the most common include:
- Seals smooth or threaded plastic and iron pipe openings.
- As a replacement for brass or plastic plugs.
- Seals damaged openings even when the threads are fouled.
- Installing a clean out for new construction or remodeling.
- Saves a fitting.
- When a pipe is brought up to the surface for a clean out, there is no need to install a clean out threaded adapter. The contractor can bring the pipe to the surface and cap the pipe with a REAL-TITE® PLUGS. By using this method the contractor will save time, eliminate a fitting and have a neat and easy installation.
We know that REAL-TITE® PLUGS are the best plugs on the market. They’re easy-to-use, durable and can be used to provide either a permanent or temporary seal. Did we mention that they’re 100% reusable? The plug’s design provides for easy installation and removal, ensuring trouble-free sealing and opening time and time again.
- Hand tighten screw to right until snug (DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN)
- Turn screw to left till stop
- Lightly tap screw then remove plug
REAL-TITE® PLUGS are approved under the provisions of the National Standard Plumbing Code, as well as a number of other national and state codes.
- Temporary or permanent seals
- Use as a test plug
- Easy to install with no leakage
- Easily removed after years of service
- 100% reusable
How Do REAL-TITE® PLUGS Compare to the Competition?
|1) AMERICAN MADE||1) ALL OR PARTS MADE OVERSEAS|
|2) MEETS NATIONAL PLUMBING STANDARDS CODE||2) ALL OTHER PLUGS NEED THREADS TO PASS CODE|
|3) COMPLETELY ENCLOSED CONSTRUCTION||3) PARTS OF SOME PLUGS CAN FALL INTO THE OPENING|
|4) SEALS PERMANENTLY 3 WAYS||4) TEST PLUGS SEAL TEMPORARILY|
|5) FLUSH DESIGN — TAMPER PROOF||5) HAS A PROTRUDING LUG OR NUT FOR INSTALLATION|
|6) NEEDS NO THREADS OR ADDITIVES FOR TIGHT SEAL||6) NEEDS TO HAVE PIPE TAPE AND VIABLE THREADS TO SEAL|
|7) APPROVED BY STATE PLUMBING INSPECTORS||7) ALL OTHER EXPANDABLES ARE APPROVED AS TEST PLUGS ONLY|
|8) EXCEEDS CODE ASTM RATINGS FOR PERMANENT PLUG USAGE||8) MAY NOT MEET CODE ASTM RATINGS|
|9) REMOVES EASILY EVEN AFTER YEARS OF SERVICE||9) MAY DETERIORATE IN PIPE TO MAKE REMOVAL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE|
|10) HARD PARTS MADE OUT OF ABS PLASTIC, WILL NOT DETERIORATE||10) METAL OR NON-CODE EXPOSED TO THE INSIDE OF THE OPENING WHICH COULD CORRODE OR DISINTEGRATE|
|11) CAN BE USED AS EITHER TEST OR PERMANENT PLUG||11) OTHER EXPANDABLES RATED FOR TEST PLUG USAGE ONLY|
|12) HOLDS 5 LBS OF PRESSURE FOR 5 MINUTES||12) MAY NOT HOLD REQUIRED PRESSURE|
|13) SAFE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT||13) ANY PLUG WITH LEAD IS UNSAFE|
|14) CAN SEAL DAMAGED OPENINGS EVEN WHEN THREADS ARE FOULED||14) MUST REPLACE FITTING TO SEAL OPENING|