Method and apparatus for pressure testing pipe lines

  • US 6,655,413 B2
  • Filed: 04/11/2001
  • Issued: 12/02/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/11/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A pressure testing kit for testing the pressure in a pipe line, comprising:

  • a main fitting having at least one end adapted to connect to an end of a pipe and align a fluid passage of the pipe with a fluid passage extending through the main fitting, the main fitting having formed therein a port defined by walls and opening on an exterior side of the fitting and aligned with a recess extending around an internal circumference of the fluid passage in the main fitting;

    a first test slide sized and configured to be removably inserted through the port and into the recess to block the flow of fluid through the main fitting;

    a second finish slide sized and configured to be inserted into the port and recess and cooperating with each of the walls to seal the port.

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