Pipe Line Testing Equipment

Shore Hire has a full range of pipeline testing equipment available for use during the installation and repair of residential or commercial piping.


Pneumatic test plugs are designed for leak location, bypassing, flow control or pipeline testing using water, air or vacuum. Shore Hire’s range of test plugs are built for ruggedness, durability and flexibility, while maintaining ease of use. This means appropriate surface pattern, durable rubber compounds, low weight, excellent sealing and a wide range of test balls, multi size plugs and ‘Big Mouth’ plugs to suit all commercial and industrial pipe testing and monitoring requirements.


Shore Hire’s ‘Big Mouth’ test plugs are particularly useful with multiple applications including gravity bypassing and bypass pumping, with flexibility to also be used as a blank plug or standard testing plug.

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Shore Hire’s pipeline testing equipment is designed for various applications including leak location, bypassing, flow control or various testing methods using water, air or vacuum. Applications include utility residential, commercial and industrial piping systems installation, testing and maintenance and applications for sanitary and storm sewer pipe systems. 

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A huge range of plugs are available from Shore Hire including:


  • ƒƒ Muni-ball test plugs
  • ƒƒ Test kits
  • ƒƒ Mechanical plugs
  • ƒƒ High pressure pumps
  • ƒƒ Pipe cleaning balls
  • ƒƒ Leak locator plugs
  • ƒƒ Single size bypass plugs
  • ƒƒ High pressure plugs
  • ƒƒ Multi-size plugs
  • ƒƒ Deflection gauges

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The Pipe Line Testing Equipment can be delivered standalone or as as part of our comprehensive full-service solution. This includes:

  • Free on-site assessment
  • Engineering design
  • Delivery

For safety products available for use with the Pipe Line Testing Equipment, click here


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Type Pipe Size Plug Length Bypass Size Weight Max Inflation Pressure Max Backpressure
Test Ball 100mm 163mm NIL 0.25kg 30psi 13psi/9.1m
Test Ball 150mm 230mm NIL 0.85kg 30psi 13psi/9.1m
Test Ball 200-230mm 230mm NIL 1.6kg 25psi 13psi/9.1m
Multi Size 100-150mm 273mm 19mm 1.1kg 35psi 13psi/9.1m
Multi Size 150-300mm 667mm 25mm 3.9kg 35psi 13psi/9.1m
Multi Size 300-450mm 692mm 100mm 14.5kg 25psi 13psi/9.1m
Multi Size 500-1000mm 1175mm 150mm 48kg 22psi 8.7psi/6.1m
Big Mouth 150-250mm 622mm 100mm 6.8kg 40psi 10psi/7.0m
Big Mouth 200-300mm 660mm 150mm 10kg 35psi 15psi/10.5m
Big Mouth 300-450mm 711mm 150mm 21kg 25psi 10psi/7.0m