T46+ Hot Tapping Machine
"BigLouie.com"

T46+ Complete Turn-key Package


T46+ Hottap Machine "BigLouie.com"
  • Designed by Tappers - for Tappers
  • This machine has 46” of travel and performs taps 12” – 24"
  • Travel can be increased, if desired, to 60” with the “T46-60 Rail and Boring-bar” package
  • Very powerful built-in drive unit
  • Tapping machine is hydraulic driven: 16 gallons at 2000 psi. is preferred.
  • Machine has patented “Selectable-feed”; 1 speed - for advancing and 1 speed - for cutting
  • 3” boring bar for ridged cutting
  • Gear driven for precision cutting and dependability
  • Dual hydraulic motor drive for non-stop cutting
  • Mueller style cutters bolt up with use of an adapter
  • 285 psi. working pressure with quoted adaptors.
  • 285psi & 250 degrees (F) with provided packing, higher temperatures are available with optional packing
  • British Standards Available
  • Machine weight is approx 495 lbs.
  • Made in the USA
  • Operating max. pressure:
    300 psi. @ 100° F
    Operating temperature:
    250° F @ 250 psi.

    Owners Manual



    Top View of our T-46 Pipeline Hot Tapping Machine
    Qtn: Part: Price

    1

    Big Louie Hydraulic Tapping machine w/ motor (Drive Pump not included)
    Includes operating handle, adaptor bolts, pilot pin & screws.
    Cutter Adaptors for DJR to Smith Style Boring Bar
    Operating manual.
    $ 36,850.00
    1 14" Tapping Adaptor Carbon steel (Drilled for ANSI 150 Flange and MJ) (w/3/4” lP bleed-off port)  
    1 16" Tapping Adaptor Carbon steel (Drilled for ANSI 150 Flange and MJ) (w/3/4” lP bleed-off port)  
    1 18" Tapping Adaptor Carbon steel (Drilled for ANSI 150 Flange and MJ) (w/3/4” lP bleed-off port)  
    1 20" Tapping Adaptor Carbon steel (Drilled for ANSI 150 Flange and MJ) (w/3/4” lP bleed-off port)  
    1 24" Tapping Adaptor Carbon steel (Drilled for ANSI 150 Flange and MJ) (w/3/4” lP bleed-off port)  
    1 12 3/4" Hot Tap Cutters (Carbide Tipped) (Many sizes available)  
    1 14 1/2" Hot Tap Cutters (Carbide Tipped)(Many sizes available)  
    1 16" Hot Tap Cutters (Carbide Tipped)(Many sizes available)  
    1 18" Hot Tap Cutters (Carbide Tipped)(Many sizes available)  
    1 22" Hot Tap Cutters (Carbide Tipped)(Many sizes available)  
    1 12"-18" Pilot drill  
    1 20"-24" Pilot drill  
    3 3"-12" Pilot spade insert tips  

    Total

    $72,244.00 + Shipping

    Not necessary to purchase complete kits. Feel free to purchase only what you need for the job.

    Tapping Machine Video


    This video shows IFT performing a 24” hot tap, for the city of "Murrieta", on CMLC pipe. The T-46 “Big Louie” made a perfect tap; retaining the coupon within only a few hours.

    This Tapping Machine Taps:

    • Asbestos-Cement Pipe
    • Stainless Steel Pipe
    • Steel Cylinder Pipe
    • Carbon Steel Pipe
    • Ductile Iron Pipe
    • Cast Iron Pipe
    • CMLC Pipe
    • Copper Pipe
    • PVC Pipe
    • Polyethylene Pipe
    • Fiberglass Pipe
    • Transite Pipe
    • Metal Walls
    • Concrete Walls
    • Steel Plate

    Line Contents

    • Crude Oil
    • Gasoline
    • Natural Gas
    • Domestic Water
    • Reclaimed Water
    • Potable Water
    • Chemicals
    • Wastewater
    • Sewage
    • Steam
    • Chilled Water
    • Heated Water

    T-46 Hot Tapping Machine Accessories

     
    Hot Tapping Machine Crank Hand Wheel
    (Casted Aluminum hand wheel)
    Compatible with our T46H, T-60H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Hot Tapping Machine Hand Crank Wheel
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    T-46 and T-60 Hot tapping machine crank hand wheel
    T46-Crank $675.00
    Qty:
     
    Pilot Drill Shafts with Retainer Wire
    (Insert tips sold separately
    Compatible with our T-24E, T-30H, T-37H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Pilot Drill Shafts with Retainer Wire
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    12"-18" Taps Drill shaft only
    T46-1218-REW
    $ 845.00
    20"-24" Taps Drill shaft only
    T46-2024-REW
    $ 930.00
    Qty: Lengths:
     
    2LBin Spade Insert Tips for Drill Shafts
    (Designed for 14" - 24" Taps)
    Compatible with our T46H, T-60H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Pilot Drill Spaid Insert Tips for Hot Tapping Machines Specs Item # Price
    3" - 16" Taps Pilot Spaid Tip
    T2T-3012-RRW $ 69.95
    14" - 24"Taps Pilot Spaid Tip T46-12"-24TP $ 99.99
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    Pipeline Hot Tapping Adaptors
    ( Rated for 150PSI )
    Compatible with our T46H, T-60H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Pipeline Hot Tapping Adaptors
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    12" Adaptor
    T46-12C-SFM
     $ 3,460.00 
    14" Adaptor
    T46-14C-SFM
     $ 3,960.00 
    16" Adaptor
    T46-16C-SFM
    $ 4,610.00
    18" Adaptor T46-18C-SFM $ 4,880.00
    20" Adaptor
    T46-20C-SFM
    $ 5,570.00
    24" Adaptor
    T46-24C-SFM
    $ 6,300.00
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    Brazed-Carbide Holesaw Cutters
    ( Carbide Teeth Brazed into Steel Body )
    Compatible with our T46H, T-60H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Carbide Tipped Holesaw Cutters
    Pipeline Holesaw Cutter OD Size
    Depth
    Item #
    Price
    12 3/4"
    7"
    DJR-250-1275
     $ 1,954.80
    14 1/2"
    8"
    DJR-250-1450
    $ 2,275.50
    16"
    9"
    DJR-250-1600
    $ 3,583.50
    18"
    10"
    DJR-250-1800
     $ 4,740.50
    22"
    12"
    DJR-250-2200
     $ 6,537.50
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    25HP Kubota Diesel Hydraulic Power Units
    ( American Made, Heavy Duty Gear Pumps )
    Compatible with 2LBin T-30, T-37 & T-46 Hot Tapping Machines

    13 Horse Power Hydraulic Power Pack Unit
    -STANDARD DIESEL EQUIPMENT-
    Specs Item # Price

    • Kabota 24 H.P. 4- Stroke Diesel
    • Direct Fuel Injection                              
    • Electric Start/Recoil Start Backup             
    • 15 Gallon Hydraulic Reservoir
    • 15 G.P.M. @ 2000 P.S.I.
    • Return Line Filter, 10 Micron Element
    • Sight/Level Gauge
    • 3-Way, 2-Position Hydraulic Selector Valveaulic Power Unit
    • Pressure Gauge, 0-3000 PSI, Liquid Filled
    • Single-Stage Pump, GPM Displacement     
    • Adjustable Relief Valve                           
    • Counter Balanced for High Speed Operation
    • Quick Couplers, 1/2" NPT

    Lifting cage

    2LB-24-1-15-D/C $15,636.50 + Shipping
    Qty:
     
    2LBin Adaptor FlangeBolt Kit
    ( Galvanized Steel )
    Compatible with our T46H, T-60H Hot Tapping Machines
    Adaptor 8 Inch Flanged Bolt Kit Specs Item # Price
    Adaptor 8" Flanged Bolt Kit 8”FLG_BLT_SET $ 30.00
    Qty:
     
    Hydraulic Quick Connect
    ( Galvanized Steel )
    Compatible with our T46H Hot Tapping Machines
    T-46 Quick disconnect couplings for hydraulic power pack Specs Item # Price
    Quick disconnect coupler for hydraulic power pack HYD-Female $ 90.15
    Hydraulic quick coupler for hydraulic power pack HYD-Male $ 47.05
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