Saving Thousands: Hot Tapping and Line Stopping vs. Traditional Bypass Pumping

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

Introduction:  In the fast-evolving landscape of pipeline maintenance and repair, pursuing cost savings is an ever-present goal. Companies are on the lookout for solutions that not only streamline their projects but also slash expenses. Enter Pacific Flow Control, the undisputed leader in hot tapping and line stopping services. Today, we delve into the myriad ways these advantageous techniques outshine traditional … Read More

Pacific Flow Control: Your Top Choice for Standard Hot Taps in Canada

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps

Introduction: While we frequently highlight our impressive engineered hot tapping projects, we often overlook our daily execution of standard day-to-day hot taps like a 10×8 or a 6×1 on PVC or Ductile Iron pipe. At Pacific Flow Control, we specialize in performing hot taps, including standard ones, to keep various industries running seamlessly. In this article, we’ll explore what hot tapping is, showcase some of our recent … Read More

Keeping Your Heating Systems Running This Winter: The Importance of Mechanical Hot Taps and Line Freezing

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Freezing

Introduction: Importance of heating system maintenance As the temperature drops and winter takes hold, maintaining functional heating systems becomes a top priority. The implications of a heating system shutdown can be costly, inconvenient, and even risky.  In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of keeping your heating infrastructure operational throughout the winter, focusing on the use of mechanical hot taps and line … Read More

Emergency Leak on a Concrete Cylinder Pipe? Pacific Flow Control is here for you to solve that problem. 

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops, Valve Inserts, Valve Maintenance

Introduction In an era where continuous access to clean, safe water is vital, maintaining and repairing water distribution systems is more crucial than ever. Imagine a scenario where water lines serving hospitals, airports, ferry terminals, and other vital facilities suddenly develop leaks or need maintenance. In the past, such problems led to costly and disruptive shutdowns. However, today’s fast-paced world … Read More

Pacific Flow Control: Experts in Live Waterline Realignment

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, InsertValve, Mueller PermaSeal, Team Valve Insert, Uncategorised, Valve Inserts

Introduction Are you facing the challenge of relocating your infrastructure and performing water, sewer or gas realignment for an infrastructure project? Look no further than the Pacific Flow Control Team. With a proven track record of expertise in hot tapping and valve insertion, we’re here to ensure your project’s success.  We are happy to share our recent accomplishment in Northern BC, where … Read More

Hot Tapping and Line Stopping: The Key to Live Emergency Natural Gas Repairs

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

Introduction In the world of natural gas distribution, emergencies can strike at any moment. When a leak occurs, it’s essential to address the issue swiftly and efficiently to minimize disruption and ensure safety. One innovative solution that has proven its worth time and again is hot tapping and line stopping. In this blog, we’ll delve into the advantages of using … Read More

Pacific Flow Control: The Preferred Hot Tapping Contractor for PVC Pipe with JCM’s Leading-Edge Products

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Hot Tapping PVC Pipe in Kamloops, BC

Introduction Welcome to Pacific Flow Control Ltd., your premier hot tapping contractor for PVC pipe projects. With a solid reputation in the industry, we specialize in providing exceptional hot tapping services while prioritizing safety and quality. Our commitment to excellence, combined with the use of JCM hot tapping sleeves, specifically the JCM 422, sets us apart as the go-to contractor … Read More

Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe: The Best Choice for Your Project

Brandon PaterEngineered Hot Taps, Hot Taps, Line Stops

Triple 24" PCCP Hot Tap, Line Stop & Bypass

Contents Introduction Section 1: Understanding Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe 1.1        What is Hot Tapping? 1.2        Hot Tapping Concrete Pressure Pipe: An Overview 1.3        The Importance of Outlets in Concrete Pressure Pipe 1.4        Wet Tapping vs. Dry Tapping: Advantages and Considerations 1.5        Types of Pressure Taps for Concrete Cylinder Pipe 1.6        The Threaded Outlet Process: Step-by-Step Procedure 1.7        The Flanged … Read More

PCCP Hot Taps – 30×8 AWWA C301L

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Hot Tapping AWWA C301L Pipe

Pacific Flow Control crews finished a 30×8 AWWA C301L Hot Tap in Okanagan. You know who to call if you need to wet tap your aging C301 or C303 concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). We have 24-hour service available at our Nanaimo (Vancouver Island), Kelowna (Interior BC), Langley (Metro Vancouver) and Calgary (Alberta/Saskatchewan). Let Pacific Flow Control take care of all … Read More

Hot Tapping & Line Stopping 36″ (900MM) AC Pipe

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Hot Tapping & Line Stopping Asbestos Cement Pipe

Hot Tapping & Line Stopping 36″ (900MM) AC PipeYou don’t often see 36″ (900mm) Asbestos Cement water main, but Medicine Hat, Alberta, has some. The safest, easiest and most cost-effective way to make a new connection to an existing AC water main is with a hot tap. Hot tapping (wet tapping) is a fully self-contained and water-submerged method of making … Read More