Hot Tapping Services

Why Choose Bolttech Mannings For Your Next Hot Tap Project?

  • Customized hot tap design, manufacturing and specialized tooling

  • Successfully executed over 4,000 in-service Hot tap projects

  • Operating pressure up to 5,000 PSI and temperatures up to 700°F

  • Highly trained and qualified personnel available 24/7

  • Exceptional safety record and quality control program

  • Hot Tapping

    Bolttech Mannings’ hot tapping systems are the preferred procedure for branch connections and tie-ins to in-service pipe systems, tanks and pressure vessels. With systems for pressures up to 5,000 PSI, our hot taps deliver a safe and cost-effective alternative to cold cutting, eliminating any service disruptions during plant and pipeline modifications, expansions or routine maintenance.


    • Environmentally Safe – avoids the risk of spillage or gas venting.
    • No service disruptions and customer inconvenience
    • Cost-effective – less than the total cost of a cold connection
    • No loss of production or sales


    • Hot taps range from ¼ in through 48 in outlet size with pressures up to 5,000 psi (35,000 kPa) at 700°F
    • Hot taps can be utilized on a variety of pipe systems, which include steel, cast iron, concrete, stainless steel, ductile iron and plastic
    • Hot taps can be performed on a variety of systems containing oil, sour gas, sweet gas, wastewater, drinking water, steam, etc.

    Range/ Diverse Experience
    Hot Tap Range/ Diverse Experience

  • Extended Reach Hot Tapping System

    An innovation to hot tapping, and exclusive to Bolttech Mannings, our Extended Reach Hot Tapping System™ developed in 1999, involves locating the hot tap valve above ground. This is used on branch connections when access is required to the hot tap valve.


    • Keeps hot tap valves above ground
    • Highly effective on sour service applications where immediate response to leak detection is essential
    • Environmentally safe solution – no buried flange connection required


    • Accessible up to 25 ft of vertical reach from the main line and branch lines of up to 16 in in diameter
    • Up to 5,000 psi (35,000 kPa) of operating pressure
    • Appropriate for temperatures up to 700°F
  • No Weld Hot Tap (Fastening Tee)

    A bolt-on hot tap tool for high-pressure piping systems. The Fastening Tee was specially designed to tap into high-pressured piping systems without the need for welding.


    • Removal of hydrate plugs or wax plugs in pipelines
    • Pipeline abandonment to confirm line is depressurized
    • Relief of trapped pressure in Drill Pipe and Coil Tubing
    • Temporary connections to piping


    • No welding required
    • Excellent for temporary connections to piping
    • Safe
    • Cost effective
    • Re-usable
    • Materials meet NACE MR0175 requirements


    • Pressures up to 10,000 psi (69,000 kPa)
    • Designed for sizes from 2 in through 16 in
  • 45-degree Hot Tap


    • First of its kind
    • Service challenging angles with space restraints

Full Service Offering from Bolttech Mannings:

  • Customized hot tap design
  • Specialized tooling
  • Metallurgical & mechanical design
  • Manufacturing
  • In-service weld procedures & welders
  • NDT (non-destructive testing)
  • Quality control documentation
  • HAZOPS & permit administration

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