Dimensions

  • Length(mm):
    1400
  • Width(mm):
    450
  • Height(mm):
    160
  • Weight (kg):
    35

Area of use / certification

  • Onshore/offshore:
    Offshore

Type

  • Description:
    Hot tap Machine
  • Fabricator:
    Ipsco
  • Model:
    IP100
  • Serial no.:
    8242

Specifications

  • Max. pressure (bar):
    100
  • Max. temp (grC):
    100
  • Power Options:
    Air
  • Max. boring bar travel (mm):
    457

Connections

  • Air supply (P@Q):
    200cfm (5.7m3/min) @ 90psi (6.2 bar)

Additional information

  • 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).