The Importence of Thread Protectors

Written by Fred on . Posted in Pipe cap, Pipe chocks suppliers, Plastic thread protectors

If you are in the oil, water, or gas industry, do you know the importance of having thread protectors on your pipes during handling and transportation? If your in an industry that relies on using and installing pipes, consider how thread protectors can save you time and money.

The Importance of Thread Protectors and Pipe Protection Caps

It is of the utmost importance to remember to use thread protectors during both install and transportation of any pipes that you utilize. Thread protectors are mainly used to keep the pipe threads protected from damage, and also to keep them free from dirt or dust that can be present during transportation or storage. If threads become worn or damaged during transit leaks could occur due to poor sealing, and depending on how the pipe is being used, the results could be devastating if the damage is not caught. Usually made of plastic or steel, the usage of thread protectors greatly diminishes the potential for delays that can stem from d