Cold Tapping is a term used to describe a method of tapping into a live pipeline, tubing, or well casing without the need to do any welding or hot work. Cold taps are used to safely check for or release unknown pressure or fluid in piping.
Cold tapping is routinely used for:
Cold Taps should always be used prior to cutting into any existing piping system. This is the only safe way to ensure that there is no pressure on the inside. On several occasions EnReach was contracted to cold tap for clients that were 100% sure the line was dead. They still had significant pressure in the pipeline that was safely dealt with because they were cold tapped.
|Sizes||1" through 16" main line sizes|
|Pressure||Up to 1480 Psi|
|Temperature||Up to +177 ° C|
|All Tubing and well casing sizes|
|Available for Steel, HDPE and PVC pipelines|
|Meets sour service requirements|
|Higher pressures available on request.|