What is Dry Tapping?
Dry Tapping is simple Hot Tapping on an empty line or pressure vessel, it allows your crews to maintain high production rates while laying pipe through proposed branch, blow down, air valve connections, and the like, without the time consumption of traditional bolt-ups. Also reduces potential leaks by reducing the number of gasket connections.
Dry Tapping is most commonly used for:
With the high cost and long lead times for pipe fittings, whether local or overseas, Pacific Flow Control can supply T-connection, blow offs, blow downs, inspection and pigging chambers onto newly constructed dry pipelines usually at a fraction of the cost. This is especially economical for large diameter pipe.