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Hot tapping 2"-12"

HVL offer what is regarded by engineers, as one of the most efficient and cost effective means of pipeline isolation for maintenance programmes – hot tapping services from 2”-12”.

HVL hot tapping field service works to a high degree of proficiency, and provide services on a 24 hour basis, nationwide.

What is Hot Tapping?

Hot Tapping or pressure tapping is the method of making a connection to existing pipelines or vessels while the existing system is under pressure. This method employs a drilling or tapping machine and a full bore valve and either a nozzle or a full encirclement fitting welded to the existing pressurised system.

Why use Hot Tapping?

Service to consumers process industries and sensitive services is maintained.

  • Contamination / loss of fluid does not occur.

  • Toxic or harmful product is not released.

  • No time wasted draining the systems.

  • Personnel are used efficiently on effectinve repair.

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