760 Tapping Machine


The TDW 760 tapping machine is designed for making 3-inch through 16-inch hot taps without pipeline shutdown. It also can be used for creating 3-inch through 14-inch (DN 80 to DN 350) tank taps and for setting completion plugs, including the LOCK-O-RING® and LOCK-O-RING Plus plugs.

The machine can be either air- or hydraulically operated with an optional dual drive and has a maximum working pressure of 100 bar (1,480 psi) at 38°C (100°F). It has an operating temperature range of -29°C (-20°F) to 371°C (700°F) at 48 bar (700 psi) for intermittent service and features a unique split-frame design for ease of packing replacement and reduced maintenance costs.

Key features:

  • Maximum continuous rating at 177°C (350°F) at 70 bar (1,025 psi).
  • Available with an optional flywheel for improved performance and reduced stress on gears.
  • Optional hydraulic feed system that helps pipeline owners and operators lower completion plugs during the plug setting process.
  • Meets NACE standard MR0175-93 (sulfide stress cracking resistant metallic material for oilfield equipment).

*Attention valued customers, TDW is currently in the process of updating designs of various product lines and families. Product part numbers may change. Please contact your local TDW representative to verify. Thank you for your cooperation.

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