June 22, 2020, Glens Falls, NY – Flomatic expands its Break-Off Plug selection on their Model PLG (Stainless steel) and Model PPLG (Composite). Designed for Domestic Well Water Pump systems, Municipal Well water systems, and Irrigation & Sprinkler system applications; Flomatic Break-Off Plugs are available in different plug sizes 1/8”, 3/8”, ½” and ¾” all in an NPT male connection. Flomatic Break-Off Plugs are designed to drain the well water in the riser pipe to make the pulling of a submersible pump much lighter and more convenient. Flomatic Break-Off Plugs are field replaceable after use and made of corrosive resistant materials.
When the water is drained, from the break-off plug, the piping system will become much lighter and there will be less well water at the wellhead. The weight of the riser pipe is reduced between 25% to 50%, depending on pipe size.
Example: By using a Flomatic Model 80DI PLG, the weight can be reduced by 1,224 lbs. or by nearly 40%. This greatly simplifies pulling the well piping and submersible pump for servicing. In addition, approximately 150 less gallons per 100 foot of pipe will spill on the surface of the wellhead site. Currently offered on Flomatic submersible pump check valves series 80DI, 80DI-VFD, 80DIX, 80S6, and 80S6VFD in size range from 2” thru 12”.