What are the available nominal sizes of the HSF 250 line stop fitting?
The HSF 250 line stop fitting is currently available in 4″ to 12″ nominal sizes.
How do I order a Hydra-Q.I.K.?
Call the Hydra-Stop inside sales team at 800-538-7867 to purchase the Hydra-Q.I.K. Quick Install Kit.
What are the different methods of line stopping?
Single Line Stop: Stops flow from one direction, such as when installing a hydrant valve. Double Line Stop: Stops water pressure from two sides, such as in a looped wall circuit, e.g. damaged pipe section replaced or main valve installed. Bypass option is available. Double Line Stop with Bypass Option: Whether it is 5 feet or 5 miles, you can permanently replace a line or cut in a valve on a transmission line or service line without customer inconvenience.
What applications call for line stopping?
The following are some of the uses for line stopping in your overall maintenance program: replacing or repairing fire hydrants; tying in new lines or services; rerouting pipes; repairing or replacing valves; performing pipeline maintenance and repairs; changing large meters or backflow preventers; and isolating pipe sections for other types of trenchless technologies.
Where can I find specifications for Hydra-Stop line stop fittings?
Specifications for the 4″ to 8″ HSF 250 are located here. For help in correctly identifying the best fitting for your project, please contact Hydra-Stop sales at 800-538-7867.
What is required to pressure test the valve in the horizontal position?
A pressure testing blind flange is required for horizontal installation. Please refer to our installation instructions for a detailed procedure.
Is blocking required during installation?
Yes, it is highly important that both the valve and equipment are properly blocked to ensure a safe and successful installation.
Is a coring kit required for installation?
Yes, coring is required to perform a horizontal installation. Failure to use a coring kit during installation could impact valve performance.
What is turn ratio on the Bevel Gear Actuator?
The turn ratio is 3:1 for all Bevel Gear Actuator sizes.
Can I use the standard Insta-Valve 250 installation equipment?
Yes, the installation equipment will be the same.
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