As a leading rental provider, United Rentals carries a wide selection of durable and accurate joint testing equipment for rent. Most commonly used in pipe and plumbing industries, joint testing is used to determine the stability of the joints between sections of pipe. Especially in large or complicated pipe connections, pipe joint testers are able to safely and efficiently detect leakage. We offer both and pipe joint testers, ideal for efficiently testing a variety of large-diameter pipes.
Learn more about pipe testing equipment in our FAQ section below.
A pipe joint tester is a tool used to test individual pipe joints, instead of testing the whole pipeline. Joint testers reduce water consumption and testing time. Pipe joint testers employ wheels, facilitating movement inside the pipeline, allowing for efficient testing.
Over time, pipe joints can experience wear and tear, leading to leaks. Luckily, they are commonly repaired with silicone repair tape or waterproof epoxy. If a leak persists, it may be best to replace the entire joint. Need more help? Contact one of our trench safety experts for further guidance.