What are caps and plugs used for?

What are caps and plugs used for?

Caps and plugs can create an airtight seal to help keep your product clean, moisture, and dust/dirt free to avoid contamination or damage both during the manufacturing process, during storage, shipping and when used on a normal day to day basis.

What is the difference between a cap and a plug?

Often the two words are used interchangeably. Caps, however, push or thread over the outside of a part, while plugs push or thread inside the part. Caps and plugs prevent dirt, dust, moisture, liquids and any other contaminants from entering the opening during manufacturing, masking, storage and transportation.

What is a sheet metal plug?

Snap-in sheet metal hole plug provides an attractive finish and a secure fit. MOCAP polyethylene plastic hole plugs are used to cap plug holes on appliances, automobiles, tanks, cabinets or anywhere a finished look is needed. Sheet Metal Plugs are Stocked for Immediate Shipment!

What is a plug cap?

Caps for Outlets and Plugs Cover unused electrical outlets or plug prongs to protect them from dust, dirt, liquids, and other contaminants.

How many types of fitting are there?

Fittings are generally used in mechanical and plumbing operations for a number of different purposes. There are many different kinds of fittings, made from a variety of materials: some of the most common types are elbows, tees, wyes, crosses, couplings, unions, compression fittings, caps, plugs and valves.

How do you fill holes in metal?

Fill the Entire Hole You can use a hard piece of cardboard, a kit applicator, or a putty knife. Make sure that you apply epoxy until the entire hole is filled or repaired. Epoxy will form over the metal surface and the edges of the hole will overlap a bit. Allow the epoxy to harden.

What is the difference between end cap and end plug?

A plug is a male threaded fitting which seals the end run of a pipe when fitted into a female threaded fitting. An end cap is a female threaded fitting and is threaded over the end of a piece of pipe to seal it off.

What is plug in plumbing?

Plug is a component of plumbing component which is generally used to close pipe opening during inspections and repairs. Plug are generally contains male threads.

What are steel fittings?

Steel pipes and pipe fittings are widely used in houses and industrial purposes for carrying water, flammable gases, fire sprinkler systems, etc. As steel pipes tend to rust, they are often mixed with other materials to add to its durability and make it rust resistant.

What are the 5 different pipe fittings?

Types of Pipe Fittings

  • Adaptor.
  • Barb.
  • Coupling.
  • Cross.
  • Double Tapped Bushing.
  • Elbow.
  • Mechanical Sleeve.
  • Nipple.

How do you fill big holes in metal without welding?

Epoxy or Tape Epoxy and tape are two common no-weld hole repair options. These do-it-yourself approaches are effective when repairing a small hole rather than a significant tear. Specialty epoxy and tape products are designed to patch steel and metal.

Is there a filler for metal?

Permatex Liquid Metal Filler is an easy-to-use filler that can be drilled, filed, sanded and painted. It forms a long-lasting, metal-tough bond and works on metal, wood, and concrete.

What are EHEDG cap nuts?

Certified by EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group) to meet sanitary design standards, these cap nuts fit into tight spaces to cover and seal exposed threads in your food processing facility. Cover exposed threads with these caps to help prevent bacteria growth in food processing areas and other sanitary environments.

What is a 37 degree plug used for?

Designed to fit into 37° flared connections such as those found on JIC and SAE fittings, these plugs protect internally threaded connections from contaminants during fabrication and storage. Seal tube and hose fittings to keep their straight threads protected from contaminants during fabrication and storage.

Why choose our most durable plugs for panels?

More durable than plastic caps, these provide the most protection from abrasion and impact. Protect externally threaded components from contaminants during fabrication and storage. Give open-ended standoffs a finished look and protect them from dirt and debris. Made of steel, these are our most durable plugs for panels.

What type of plugs should I use for my solar panels?

Tapered prongs snap into the hole to securely hold them in place. Keep metal snap-in plugs of various sizes on hand to solve whatever problems arise. Made of steel, these plugs are our most durable plugs for panels. Their tapered prongs snap into holes to securely hold them in place.