Hot Tapping Service
Hot Tapping Procedures:
Adding new connections or tie-ins
IFT as been a top hot tapping contractor for over 37+ years and would love to help you with any of your pipeline needs. We offer free quotes and free phone support. Call today 1-800-221-3332. IFT is a high standard hot tapping company that will make sure your job is complete right with coupon retention.
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Hot tapping slideshow
Indoor 16inch Hot Tap Pipeline Prep Work for the 18" Stopple
18" Steel Pipeline Plug
Welder welds on the split weld tee flange and pressure tests to make sure of no leaks. The hot tap is performed next followed by the 18" line stop in which we can see the pivot head plug 100% shutdown inside the pipe.
23" Hot Tap Line stop on High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipeline
23" coupon retained, line stop has plugged the pipe so valve can be added downstream, completion plug is set and blind flange completes the job.
102inch Pipeline with a 42inch Hottap Without leaving a permanent valve
This hot tap was the 1st of its kind as it had a 102" full wrap split weld tee with a 42" tap and coupon retained. As you can see in the image this 102" pipe is massive.
Large Pipeline Hot Taps are our Speciality
Dual 30" and 54" Pipe Linestop Services + Bypass
Long Beach California Big Hot Taps
California 12inch Team Insert Valve Installation In Tight Location
The 12 inch Insert Valve requires a size on size hot tap and we retain the entire section of 12" pipe.
Valve Replacements Require Hot Taps and Coupon Retained