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Plastic Fire Hydrant Caps

Press release date: Jul 28, 2008

The recent dramatic increase in the cost of metals has led to a rise in thefts of public property. Metal objects such as man-hole covers, copper wires, and even fire hydrant caps and covers have been targets of thieves. Blackwell Plastics located in Houston Texas manufacturers Standard cap sizes with NST threads made for 2.5", 4", and 4.5" hydrant outlets. These caps are 25% of the weight of traditional cast iron caps and can be color coded to match flow ratings for the hydrants. Blackwell Plastics is a custom injection molder of engineering thermoplastics and specializes in thick walled parts. For more information contact Jeff Applegate at Blackwell Plastics, Houston Texas. www.blackwellplastics.com