Pretty Pipes is a simple to use, all-inclusive item transport mod. It features simple pipes that can be upgraded using modules to accomplish much more advanced tasks. Each module has three tiers, so Pretty Pipes can be used both in the early game, and in the late game.
Here, check out these screenshots!
You can do the covering with the pipe wrench. It explains how on the tooltip.
Also, here's a video on how to set up auto-crafting using this mod: