Hot tapping

Hot Tapping is a means by which access is made to the inside of an operational pipeline, using either a drill or a circular cutter, it is the process of drilling a hole in an on-stream operational piping system without spilling its contents or interrupting its flow. A hot tap is performed when it is not feasible or impractical to take piping or equipment out of service. Hot Tap Applications include: Attachment of a branch […]