tube plug

tube plug

[′tüb ‚pləg]
(engineering)
A solid plug inserted into the end of a tube in a tube sheet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Use a small screwdriver bit or just pull sharply on the lever to release the detent from the magazine tube plug. Once the detent is released, the magazine lever and plug assembly can be pulled rearward to clear the barrel lug/band.
The company's product line includes materials appropriate for additional medical applications, including tourniquets, medical films, syringe plunger seals, drip chambers, connectors and test tube plug caps.
Holding your thumb over the magazine tube plug, unscrew and remove the magazine-tube plug screw, and pull down on the front of the magazine tube.
Additionally, new technology allows for defective or leaking tubes to be explosively plugged with the unit on line by utilizing a robotic arm to install the required tube plugs. Doing so provides a safer method of installing tube plugs by not having to place personnel in harms way.
Westine et al studied the biochemical composition of tube plugs by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
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