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End caps are used as protective covers at the end of an object to provide protection against damage or dirt accumulation on pipes, furniture, and other applications.
They are used in many different industries and applications, including automotive, manufacturing, and construction. End caps can be made from different materials and come in various sizes to meet different needs and requirements.
Types of end caps in our huge range include tube end caps, rubber end caps, plastic end caps, push fit end caps, and threaded caps. Each of these types of end cap, provides different benefits and is used in various industries and applications. Essentra Components offers a wide range of end caps that cater to different needs and requirements.
For instance, protective end caps provide protection against damage or dirt accumulation on the object they are placed on, in addition to providing a smooth finish. Tube end caps are useful for protecting the ends of tubes, while push fit end caps and threaded caps provide safety and security in industrial applications.
Essentra Components offers a wide range of end cap options made from diverse materials that can provide different benefits and functionalities to suit various applications and industries
EPDM end caps are made of a synthetic rubber material and offer good resistance to weathering, ozone, UV, and temperature variations.
Rubber end caps are made of different rubber materials, including EPDM and PVC. They offer good sealing and shock-absorbing properties and are suitable for outdoor and industrial applications.
TPR end caps are made of a thermoplastic rubber material that provides good sealing properties and resistance to chemicals and temperature variations.
Silicone end caps are made of a high-temperature silicone rubber material that can withstand extreme temperatures, making them suitable for use in high-temperature applications.
Our choices of material doesn’t stop there with a huge range of plastic end caps available too.
Anti-Vibration Plugs are designed to to be a reliable and efficient solution for reducing and dampening vibrations. It is used with BSP hydraulic fittings and has excellent resilience, shock absorption, and resistance to chemicals and solvents.
They have a serrated design that prevents loosening from vibration while retaining a firm grip on the pipe collar. They are easy to install and remove and, due to their transparency, can be inspected by the O-ring. Used in industries such as machinery, electronics, and automotive.
Oval Feet Ferrules are designed to provide stability, floor protection and a finished look to furniture, equipment, and other applications requiring a secure footing. Made to fit the ends of tubular legs or oval shaped furniture feet.
They are quick and easy to install thanks to their push fit, as well as offering a polished finish to applications.
Vinyl End Caps, commonly known as Flexicaps or PVC End Caps. A round cap that protects the outside diameter of threaded or non-threaded tubes, rods, pipes or paper tubes. The vinyl material can stretch on to larger dimensions for a tight fit without tearing, splitting or shredding.
These round vinyl end caps include a red flexible Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) 60 Shore version, which is made from softer and more flexible material that allows for easy fitting. The bright red colour offers high visibility, thus reducing health and safety risks. Also included is a black PVC 80 Shore version that is more rigid than the red option. Also available is a glossy, dip-moulded round end tip that has a smooth finish. Durable round plastic end caps for round tubing are ideal product presentation and protection.
These vinyl caps provide a high-gloss, attractive finish making them ideal for use as decorative end caps. The flexibility and durability allows suitable fit for multiple applications. They can be used as a mask for coating, plating and paint applications, where the maximum temperature is not higher than 350F.
Tapered Plastic Plug Caps have two functions; plug and cap.
The Tapered Plug is used to plug the end of tubing, pipes, and bars. Tapered Pipe Plugs are desiged to fit snugly on to the end of a tube to keep liquid, dirt and other ingres out of the cavity - or indeed to help retain the contents that is within. Alternatively, Cap Plugs can be used as Tapered Caps. The Tapered Cap fits neatly over the outside diameter at the end of a tube, pipe or bar. This prevents dirt, dust, moisture, liquids and other contaniments from entering the cavity opening during manufacturing, masking, storage, and transportation.
Our Tapered Cap Plug range is made from Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE). This durable Plastic Plug Caps material protects the application from damage, as well as offering corrosion resistance.The Tapered Plug Caps range is suitable for a wide range of hole diameters, so you're sure to find a solution to suit your project requirments.
These Plug Caps are available in a choice of colour options, including; Black, Blue, Clear (Transparent), Red and Yellow.
Gas Cylinder Valve Plugs have been developed in collaboration with major European gas companies to protect industrial gas valves from the ingress of dust, dirt and other contaminants. It provides a tight seal, while its unique vent cap allows for the safe release of gas after accidental opening of the valve.
It is easy to install and disassemble, making it a convenient solution for temporary applications and tamper-proof. It is used in gas storage, industrial and transportation applications.
Standard round feet ferrules, sometimes referred to as end tips offer protection to tubes, rods and occasionally threads. The ferrules offer protection to the shaft or tube to ensure it doesn’t split when meeting hard surfaces as well as providing floor protection and grip in walk aiding applications. Available in either PVC or LDPE offering differing softness of product for different applications. The ferrules are also available in red, black, white or natural as to match the aesthetics of their application. You may also be interested in our Round Tube Inserts & Round Threaded Inserts.
Wide Flange Tapered Caps & Plugs provides a greater protection to threaded and non-threaded pipes, ports, and access points during storage and transit against damage, dirt, moisture, debris, and corrosion. Designed to allow the part to plug multiple inside diameters or outside diameters.
Easy to install and remove due to their threaded and smooth connectors. Wider flange provides greater support for bearing surfaces and prevents the plug from being accidentally pushed down through the contact piece. Suitable for use in hydraulic systems, automotive components, chemical or medical industries.
Tube End Caps offer ideal protection for threaded or non-threaded tubing, pipes and rods. Standard, short and long caps are available. The short versions are for general purpose closure and the long versions have an extra depth and feathered edge that ensure a tight fit. The design of these longer caps helps to prevent accidental displacement. Tube End Caps serve the same purpose as Heat Shrink End Caps but do not shrink when heated during the application process. They are UV and weather resistant, making them ideal outdoor applications.
LPG Plugs are developed with the LPG industry in mind. They are intended to give a wise and effective solution for closing LP Gas cylinders and preventing harmful gas leakage. Used for secure, effective sealing, tamper resistance, and shipment; mounting and dismounting instructions are also included.
Threaded fitting style makes it quick and easy to install and remove, plus they are strapped to prevent leaks and facilitate replacement. Complies with the LP Gas Association Code of Practise 15: Part 2 and are utilised in industrial, automotive, and logistical applications.
Tapered round feet ferrules, sometimes referred to as end tips offer protection to tubes, rods and occasionally threads. The ferrules offer protection to the shaft or tube to ensure it doesn’t split when meeting hard surfaces as well as providing floor protection and grip in walk aiding applications. Available in either PVC, the tapered profile allows for greater stability in application. The ferrules are also available in black, white or natural as to match the aesthetics of their application. Customers who purchase Round Feet Ferrules - Tapered also buy Round Threaded Inserts - Metal & Stud Mount Levelling Feet.
A range of protective caps designed for standard pipe sizes that are available at a low cost, but with a high quality finish. Our Standard Size Pipe Caps are available in a choice of material options; LDPE and Flexible PE, and cover a wide range of pipe end cap sizes.
These moulded pipe caps are designed to grip over the external diameter of pipes and tubes, to prevent the ingress of foreign agents, during storage and shipping. There design allows for quick and easy assembly and removal, either by hand or with the use of automated equipment.
The pipe cap range features caps that have internal ribs that ensure a tight fit and help release air pressure build up. In addition, the range includes caps that have a small vent hole. The vent hole allows the pipe end caps to be properly fitted, which also helps to eliminate air pressure.
Tapered Caps & Plugs protect threaded and non-threaded pipes, ports, and access points from damage, dust and debris during storage and shipping. They have a heavy duty wall and a tapered sealing ring for maximum protection.
Heavy duty tapered caps and plugs are designed to provide extra protection and durability where standard caps and plugs would not suffice. It provides a secure seal by push fit, excellent durability, and resistance to impact and abrasion. Used for applications in machinery, automotive, and industrial.
Slotted Plugs are designed with a double sealing ring on the underside of the flange to provide a secure and reliable seal. They protect from contaminants like dirt, dust, and debris, not trapping liquid and moisture from the hole.
It is easy to install and remove by hand, but its hex head allows the plug to be applied or removed with a spanner, Allen key or socket. The range covers an extensive offering of dimensions suitable for Metric, BSP, and UNF threads. Used in various applications, including hydraulic, pneumatic and general engineering industries.
Square Feet Ferrule covers the sharp edges of square tube ends, preventing water, moisture, dirt or dust from damaging the tube ends. They can be used for finishing and protection and are applied to cover sharp tube edges.
Its push-fit makes them quick and easy to install and remove. It can be used in the automotive, electrical and medical industries.
Standard round end caps, also referred to as protection caps are a versatile option to cover holes or threads during transportation, paint process or on a finished product. These LDPE caps can be used on tubes, pipes or rods. Available in either red or natural, there are three shapes, ranging from short caps to cover holes to longer caps which will cover long threads. These caps are easily applied by pushing onto application and can be re-used upon application removal. Customers that purchase our Standard Round End Caps regularly buy our Protective Netting.
Rotational Moulded Cap protects threaded pipe ends. Due to its softer material it allows for easier fitting on pipes. These caps have outstanding toughness and are puncture resistant with good flexibility which makes assembly or removal easier.
They are used to fit different pipe and tubing configurations, and they can be used in applications such as automotive, HVAC, construction, and industrial equipment. These caps provide protection from dust, dirt, and moisture.
These Snap Fit Plugs are designed to provide a finished and professional appearance to the surface while protecting the hole or opening from damage and debris.
Easy to install and remove, once pushed into position, a single twist provides a tight, snug fit, and a central tab at the top provides a strong grip for tightening and removal. The range is suitable for Metric, BSP and UNF threads. Used in electrical and automotive applications.
Ribbed Pipe End Caps are ideal for protecting threaded or non-threaded pipes, tubes or rods. In addition it is used to shield or mask areas during the painting process, as well as preventing dirt, dust, or debris from entering.
It is easy to install and remove, and it can withstand a maximum temperature of 79.4C. Designed for plumbing, HVAC, and industrial applications.
Threaded O-ring Plugs - BSP/Gas Threads can be applied or removed by hand, hex wrench or screwdriver. The O-ring provides a water tight seal for superior leakage protection. Customers also purchased Ring Seals - O-Ring.
Our range of Flexible End Caps come in a variety of sizes that are suitable for Metric, BSP and UNF threads. These Flexicaps are durable making them an ideal choice for a multitude of uses.
The attractive vinyl appearance makes them a great choice for finished products. Thanks to their versatility they have a broad range of uses that include; thread protection, dust and moisture control, pipe and stud end colour coding and masking during paint and plating operation.
The flexible PVC (90 Shore) material can withstand high operating temperatures and can be stretched up to 15 percent larger than then manufactured diameter. The specially formulated PVC is unaffected by weather, oxidation, oils and moisture.The caps are extremely pliant and provide excellent chemical resistance. They can also be glued to other PVC items.
They are an economical solution for one-time uses.
Threaded O-ring Plugs for Metric Threads include a compressed flange lip and an O-ring to provide a watertight seal and superior leakage prevention for hydraulic threads. The threaded O-ring keeps contaminants like dirt, dust, debris, and moisture out of the hole.
It may be installed using a spanner, screwdriver, or by hand. Metric threads are available, with a cylindrical inner and outer diameter precise in millimetres. The fine taper of metric tapered thread allows for the best possible force transmission. Used in oil and gas, plumbing, and automotive sectors where leak-proof seals are crucial to system integrity.
Standard Round End Caps are non-threaded and available in a wide range of sizes. They are ideal for protecting threaded or non-threaded tubing, pipes and rods. Standard, short and long caps are available. The short versions are for general purpose closure and the long versions have an extra depth and feathered edge which ensure a tight fit. The design of these longer caps helps to prevent accidental displacement.
Threaded O-Ring Plugs are equipped with a compressing flange lip and O-ring for a watertight seal and superior leakage protection for hydraulic UNF threads. Can be applied and removed by hand, wrench, socket, or screwdriver. Customers also purchased Ring Seal Kits - O-Ring.
Scaffolding Caps, also known as Scaffold Pole End Caps or Scaffold Tube End Caps, are a specialist component designed to fit all industry standard sizes of scaffold pole. They are an ideal solution thanks to their bright colours, for high visibility - reducing health and safety risks. Quick and easy to use, Scaffold End Caps can be used indoors and outdoors.
These plastic caps for scaffolding provide a low cost, but high-quality option. They feature an internal rib that ensures a snug fit and release pressure build-up. Our Scaffold Caps have a reinforced design, with options to suit smaller pipe sizes.
Threaded Protection Caps for BSP/Gas Threads protect threads and fittings from damage during production, storage, and shipment, ensuring they remain in good condition and ready for use when needed. The protection cap keeps contaminants like dirt, dust, debris, and moisture out of the hole.
Features a knurled head design that makes them easy to install and remove by hand by twisting them onto the pipe or tube. Used in various applications, including hydraulic and pneumatic systems, automotive, and industrial applications.