HOT TAP MACHINE
Area of use / certification
Hot tap Machine
Max. pressure (bar):
Max. temp (grC):
- Power Options:
Max. boring bar travel (mm):
Air supply (P@Q):
200cfm (5.7m3/min) @ 90psi (6.2 bar)
Equipment / Functions:
- For cutting holes between Ø1/2”-4”
- Cutting into an operating pipeline for a new branch connection without service interruption.
RECOMMENDED CUTTING SPEED
Recommended cutting speed for steel pipe using air motor with hole saw:
2" 190-200 rpm
3" 110-130 rpm
4" 90-100 rpm
Hot tapping is a method of cutting a hole into a “live” pipeline which can be performed safely on hazardous and flammable products without interruption to product flow or loss of pipeline product.
Our diverse range of equipment enables new branch connections to be performed on most Metallic pipes ie. Stainless steel, Carbon steel, Ductile Iron, Cast Iron and also on Asbestos Cement, Concrete cylinder, GRP and GRE pipes.
Our Hot tapping machines also comes in specialized versions for tubing drains (purpose made clamps available).