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 taping 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

For More Information:

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E-mail: sales@bolttechmannings.com

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