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GripTight® Elbow Test Plug

GripTight® Elbow Test Plug

EST Group’s GripTight® Elbow Test Plug is a revolutionary new plug designed for testing long radius elbows. Patent-pending dual-serrated GripTight MAX® grippers give this unique plug design enhanced holding power to 3350 PsiG (231 BarG) - providing a safe and effective solution for pipe spools and piping systems terminating in long radius elbows.

Posted 8/09/16 (Tue) read more »

IsoMag Bearing Seals: Superior Performance Compared to Labyrinth Isolators and Lip Seals

IsoMag Bearing Seals: Superior Performance Compared to Labyrinth Isolators and Lip Seals

Isomag's unique design utilizes lapped flat faces to create a 100% positive seal that is governed by magnetic energy. Unlike lip seals, IsoMag bearing isolators do NOT damage your host equipment and can increase your Mean Time Between Repairs by 1000%. Unlike labyrinth isolators, Isomags perform reliably in all types of lubrication systems, including oil mist.

Posted 3/19/16 (Sat) read more »

37th annual Energy Generation Conference

37th annual Energy Generation Conference

We are participating in the 37th annual Energy Generation Conference in Bismarck, ND from Jan. 26-28, 2016. We will be accompanied by our following Principals of which may will have booths. Also, please join us at our Hospitality Suite at the Best Western Ramkota Inn from 6:00 – 11:00 PM Wednesday evening.

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue) read more »

Achieve Best-in-Class Lubrication

Achieve Best-in-Class Lubrication

Most maintenance professionals understand the importance of precision lubrication to overall equipment reliability.

Posted 8/13/15 (Thu) read more »

Safety Moment: Trenches and Excavating

Safety Moment: Trenches and Excavating

Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are the most common excavation-related accident type that results in worker fatalities, according to OSHA. Trench collapses cause dozens of fatalities and hundreds of injuries each year. Find out how to prevent these injuries by clicking on the title.

Posted 5/16/15 (Sat) read more »

GripTight Max™ Test Plug

GripTight Max™ Test Plug

EST Group’s GripTight MAX Test Plug is a revolutionary new plug design which significantly increases the range of pipe materials and pressures that can be tested.

Posted 4/22/15 (Wed) read more »

Pop-A-Plug®, The Best Solution for Condenser Tube Leaks!

Pop-A-Plug®, The Best Solution for Condenser Tube Leaks!

The Pop-A-Plug® is proven to provide the lowest lifecycle cost for all types of plug systems used in heat exchanger maintenance.

Posted 1/19/15 (Mon) read more »

Prevent oil from fouling a desiccant breather

Prevent oil from fouling a desiccant breather

Silica gel coated by oil is ineffective in trapping moisture and can restrict airflow once enough oil has accumulated inside a desiccant breather.

Posted 10/28/14 (Tue) read more »

DOUBLE BLOCK AND BLEED

DOUBLE BLOCK AND BLEED

The Double Block and Bleed (DBB) plug enables you to positively isolate and monitor potentially explosive vapors during “hot work”, then effectively hydrotest the new weld connection with one easy to use tool.

Posted 8/20/14 (Wed) read more »

Advantages of Synthetic Base Oils

The two main advantages of synthetic oils are their ability to outperform mineral oils at high operating temperatures (above 185 degrees F) and at low operating temperatures (below 0 degrees F). There are other potential advantages, too.

Posted 8/13/14 (Wed) read more »