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High Pressure Bullet Line Stopping

What is High Pressure Bullet Line Stopping?

Bullet line stopping employs a hard teflon "bullet" which is inserted through a hot top made on the pipe. The bullet is compressed into the pipe (which is supported by a sleeve) - and conforms to the interior of the pipe, providing a tight seal to stop the water flow. 


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High Pressure Bullet Line Stops

When to Use a High Pressure Bullet Line Stop

High Pressure line stops are appropriate for industrial applications and municipalities with high pressure or water flow rate through the main applications (>120PSI, >3 ft/sec of flow, 16" and smaller pipe diameter). 




High pressure bullet line stops can be performed on the primary water main types used for water distribution:

  • Cast iron
  • Ductile iron
  • PVC
  • Steel 
  • Asbestos cement (AC, or transite)

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Leveraging our core capabilities in water main tapping – we now provide line stops, insertion valves, and private fire line installation.

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Why Mickie Service Company for High Pressure Bullet Line Stops?

We offer high pressure plugging services primarily in Texas. If your project is outside Texas, please contact us and we will work with you to determine if our solutions are right for your work. And we have long standing relationships with key equipment and material suppliers, as well as complimentary service providers, enable us to offer the best possible standard plug line stop solution for each job.


Large on Hand Inventory

Large on hand inventory of line stop fittings to enable rapid service installation (often critical for emergency repair situations)

Our Solutions

Line stops are one of many Water Main solutions; solutions are often paired (for example - provide permitting, excavation, line stops and water main offset, all turnkey)

Full Time Assistance

Full time PM and office staff to assist with proper design of the overall solution and to ensure that all aspects of the service, not just the line stop itself, are effectively managed



Long Standing Relationships

Long standing relationships with key equipment and material suppliers as well as complementary service providers enable us to offer the best possible standard plug line stop solution for each job.



Highly Trained Experts

Experienced installation technicians