Model # 270040

Internet #100172218

Store SKU #433142

CHERNE 4 in. Rubber Test Ball Plug
0675115270046

CHERNE

4 in. Rubber Test Ball Plug

$3015 /each

Product Overview

The inflatable test plug is ideal for testing drain, vent, and waste plumbing systems at pressures up to 13 PSI or 30 FT of head pressure. Made out natural rubber, the plug easily fits through test tees, sanitary tees, floor drains and other hard to access pipe openings. The inflatable test plug will work in virtually any type of pipe. And unlike mechanical plugs, it will also seal out of round pipe. Each plug comes with a chain and ring handle to prevent the plug from being drawn into the pipe during tests.
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Product Overview

The inflatable test plug is ideal for testing drain, vent, and waste plumbing systems at pressures up to 13 PSI or 30 FT of head pressure. Made out natural rubber, the plug easily fits through test tees, sanitary tees, floor drains and other hard to access pipe openings. The inflatable test plug will work in virtually any type of pipe. And unlike mechanical plugs, it will also seal out of round pipe. Each plug comes with a chain and ring handle to prevent the plug from being drawn into the pipe during tests.
  • Withstands up to 13 PSI or 30 ft. of head pressure
  • Inflatable design for ease of placement through restricted openings
  • Natural rubber body provides ultimate seal in all types of pipe
  • Ring and chain assembly designed to prevent plug from being drawn into DWV system during test
  • Utilizes standard tire air fitting for ease in connecting
  • Proven design, plugs have been on the market for over fifty years
  • Made in USA

Product Overview

Model #: 270040
Sku #: 433142
Internet #: 100172218

The inflatable test plug is ideal for testing drain, vent, and waste plumbing systems at pressures up to 13 PSI or 30 FT of head pressure. Made out natural rubber, the plug easily fits through test tees, sanitary tees, floor drains and other hard to access pipe openings. The inflatable test plug will work in virtually any type of pipe. And unlike mechanical plugs, it will also seal out of round pipe. Each plug comes with a chain and ring handle to prevent the plug from being drawn into the pipe during tests.

  • Withstands up to 13 PSI or 30 ft. of head pressure
  • Inflatable design for ease of placement through restricted openings
  • Natural rubber body provides ultimate seal in all types of pipe
  • Ring and chain assembly designed to prevent plug from being drawn into DWV system during test
  • Utilizes standard tire air fitting for ease in connecting
  • Proven design, plugs have been on the market for over fifty years
  • Made in USA

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Name 3 in. Single Size Test Ball Plug 4 in. Rubber Test Ball Plug 3 in Long Test Ball Plug 4 in. Rubber Test Ball Plug
Brand CHERNE CHERNE CHERNE CHERNE
Ratings (1) (2) (0) (2)
Fitting or Connector Type Plug Plug Plug Plug
Connection BE Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical
Connectivity Push to Connect Push to Connect Push to Connect Push to Connect
Material EPDM rubber EPDM rubber EPDM rubber EPDM rubber
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.8
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Length (in.)
3.75 in
Product Width (in.)
4.25 in

Details

Application
DWV
Compatible Pipe Material
Multi-Purpose
Connection
Mechanical
Connectivity
Push to Connect
Features
Threaded,Underground Rated
Fitting Diameter (in.)
3.75
Fitting or Connector Type
Plug
Fitting/ Connector Collection
PVC
Material
EPDM rubber
Maximum Working Temperature (F)
125
Maximum working pressure (psi)
13
Pipe or Fitting Product Type
Fittings & Connectors
Product Weight (lb.)
0.76lb
Returnable
90-Day
Temporary or permanent
Temporary

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.8
Product Height (in.)
6.5
Product Length (in.)
3.75 in
Product Width (in.)
4.25 in

Details

Application
DWV
Compatible Pipe Material
Multi-Purpose
Connection
Mechanical
Connectivity
Push to Connect
Features
Threaded,Underground Rated
Fitting Diameter (in.)
3.75
Fitting or Connector Type
Plug
Fitting/ Connector Collection
PVC
Material
EPDM rubber
Maximum Working Temperature (F)
125
Maximum working pressure (psi)
13
Pipe or Fitting Product Type
Fittings & Connectors
Product Weight (lb.)
0.76lb
Returnable
90-Day
Temporary or permanent
Temporary

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

Questions & Answers

How long is th chain?

Asked by: ray
12" chain.
Answered by: Oatey
Date published: 2017-10-11

Will this fit into a toilet bowl to prevent a potential sewage backflow?

Will this fit into a toilet bowl to prevent a potential sewage backflow?
Asked by: Rich
No. This is not approved for use in that manner.
Answered by: Oatey
Date published: 2017-05-01

will this seal when inserted in the middle of a DWV Tee?

will this seal when inserted in the middle of a DWV Tee?
Asked by: jp
if sized appropriately and used within spec, yes it will.
Answered by: Oatey
Date published: 2017-01-31

How long will the plug maintain pressure? I'm considering getting this (smaller size) to slip in...

How long will the plug maintain pressure? I'm considering getting this (smaller size) to slip into my toilet bowls to winterize for long term storage. After draining the water in the bowl, and having this properly inflated, can I expect the valve and rubber to hold adequate pressure to seal for 6mo? A year?
Asked by: Eric
We do not recommend a pneumatic plug for an application such as yours. This would not be guaranteed to hold for a long period of time or while not monitored.
Answered by: Oatey
Date published: 2017-01-19
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Customer Reviews

4 in. Rubber Test Ball Plug is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from test your plumbing system for leaks This is necessary when having your new drain, waste, or vent lines inspected by a inspector, who will want the plug inflated at the end of the line and filled completely with water to check for leaks. You can also do this to your existing system to satisfy your own interest. Although these come in different sizes this 4" will be for your 4" waste line. What I like is that it is made of seemingly quality rubber and has a decent-sized chain to remove easily. What I don't like is that the air fitting is close to the body making it difficult to fill with and let out air. It would be easier if it had the fitting connected by a long tube that the longer test plug utilize. Because of this and because of the price difference, I would consider this a homeowner, single use, or very occasional use for someone in the trades. Any more than a couple times a year use and I would recommend upgrading to the longer, better-performing one.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flood insurance I have used these plugs at work.Whenever theres a chance of rain when its high tide we put these plugs in the floor drains.I bought one for my house just in case of a Sandy type flood.
Date published: 2016-09-13
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