LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
"Louie Jr."

LJ1-25 Complete Turn-key Package


Louie Jr. Complete Package

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This Machine Works!    
Designed light to maneuver, built smart to perform
Don’t be Caught short!    
Full 11” of travel
Competitors don’t have enough travel to satisfy

Total Control of Travel for Safety
No slap back
Competitor’s tapping machines slap back under pressure, which can cause possible bodily injury

Positive Retention of Coupons
Minimize Coupon loss

  • Designed by Tappers - for Tappers
  • Hand operated or power driven
  • Full 11" of travel
  • 3/4” - 2” hot taps on most types of products
  • “Quick change” of 1” and 2” boring bars - No confusing parts
  • Total weight with adapter - 14 lbs
  • Compatible with 1” - 2 1/2” line stopping
  • American std & British std adaptors
  • Made in the USA
  • Replacement and additional parts in stock
    Support provided for our customers by trained tapping personnel

    Operating max. pressure:
    300 psi. @ 100° F
    Operating temperature:
    250° F @ 250 psi.

    Louie Jr. MachineLouie Jr. Machine

    Qtn: Part:
    1 LJ1-25 tapping machine w/ 11” Travel
    1 Boring bar for ¾- 1-1/4" taps.
    1 Boring bar for 1-1/2"-2" taps.
    2 ¼" D style pilot drill w/ retention wire - Retention Wire Installation Video
    2 3/8" M style Pilot drill w/ retention wire - Retention Wire Installation Video
    1 1" Iron Pipe sub adaptor
    1 1 1/2" IP sub adaptor
    1 2" IP sub adaptor
    1 1/4" Test valve assembly
    1 7/8" Bi-Metal holesaw
    1 1 3/8" Bi-Metal holesaw
    1 1 7/8" Bi-Metal holesaw
    3 Retention wire for D - style drills
    3 Retention wire for M - style drills
    1 Owners manual

    Total

    $1,995.00 + Shipping

    Not necessary to purchase complete kits. Feel free to purchase only what you need for the job.
    * Storage box is for shipping purposes only! Not responsible for damages to the steel box during shipping!
     

    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
    • Chilled Water
    • Heated Water
    Dual Spring Wire Catches CouponLouie Jr. Machine

    LJ1-25 Hot/Wet/Pressure Tapping Machine Accessories

    1/4" x 4" Pilot Drill Bits with Retainer Wires
    1/4” Pilot Drill x 4”
    (2- retainer wire holes catch coupon– Total bit length 4” - Flute length 1 1/2”)
    Compatible with most Hot Tapping Machines.

    Retention Wire Installation Video
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    1/4" x 4" Pilot Drill
    T1P-1402-RRW
    $18.95
    Wire diameter  .039 = .991 mm
           
    1/4" Pilot Drill Bit Retainer Wire .039 or .991mm Thickness
    3-feet of spring wire diameter .039 = .991 mm
    Retention Wire Installation Video
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    3-feet of spring wire diameter  .039 = .991 mm
    T1P-.039-wire
    $10.00
     
    3/8" x 4" Pilot Drill Bits with Retainer Wires
    3/8” Pilot Drill x 4” or x 5”
    (2- retainer wire holes catch coupon- Total bit length 4" or 5" Flute length 1 3/4”)
    Compatible with most Hot Tapping Machines

    Retention Wire Installation Video
     
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    3/8" x 4" Pilot Drill
    T1P-3840-RRW
    $46.95
    3/8" x 5" Pilot Drill
    T1P-3850-RRW
    $48.95
    Wire diameter  .051 = 1.295 mm
     
           
    3/8" Pilot Drill Bit Retainer Wire .051 or 1.295 mm Thickness
    3-feet of spring wire diameter .051 or 1.295mm
    Retention Wire Installation Video
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    3-feet of spring wire diameter  .051 or 1.295mm
    T1P-.051-wire
    $12.00
           
    1/4" x 4" Carbide Tipped Pilot Drill Bits with Retainer Wires
    1/4 x 4inch Carbide Tipped Pilot Drill with Retainer Wires
    (2- retainer wire holes catch coupon- Total bit length 4" Flute length 1 3/4”)
    Compatible with most Hot Tapping Machine
    Retainer wires come installed in drill bits
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    1/4" x 4" Pilot Drill
    T1-1404-CT
    $31.00
     
    3/8" Pilot Drill Bits with Retainer Wires
    3/8inch Pilot Drill x 4inch or x 5inch
    (2- retainer wire holes catch coupon- Total bit length 4"or 5" Flute length 1 3/4”)
    Compatible with most Hot Tapping Machines

    Retainer wires come installed in drill bits
     
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    3/8" x 4" Pilot Drill
    T1-3804-CT
    $35.00
    Call and Request
    1-800-279-5659
    3/8" x 5" Pilot Drill
    T1-3805-CT
    Call
    Wire diameter  .051 = 1.295 mm
     
           
     
    LJ1-25 Boring Bars
    LJ1-25 Boaring Bars
    Boring bars for the LJ1-25 hot tapping machine
     
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    32 1/4” LJ-125 D-Boring Bar ¾"- 1 1/8" Taps
    LJ-BB-75-125
    $242.00
    32 1/4” LJ-125 P-Boring Bar 1 1/4” - 2” Taps
    LJ-BB-95-125
    $315.00
    Style P boring bar requires a mandrel set for hole saw
     
           
    Tapping Adaptors
    Tapping Adapters
    Threaded national iron pipe tapping adaptor with a 1/4" IP bleed off port.
     
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    1" Threaded
    T1A-IP-100
    $153.95
    1 1/2" Threaded
    T1A-IP-150
    $153.95
    2" Threaded
    T1A-IP-200
    $153.95
    NIP threaded adaptor
     
           
    Mandrel Set
    Mandrels for tapping machine boring bar
    (Mandrel sets are for type P Boring bars)
    Compatible with LJ1-25, T1-2 & T1-4 Hot Tapping Machines
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Mandrel Set
    T1-BBM-3000
    $91.13
    2 pins and an upper and lower mandrel set
     
    LJ1-25 O-Ring Kit
    LJ1-25 O Ring Kit
    Compatible with the LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    LJ1-25 O Ring Kit
    LJ-ORings
    $29.95
    12 O-Rings for LJ1-25 Hottap machine
           
    Louie Jr. Feed Tube
    Louie Jr. Feed Tube
    ( Light Weight Aluminum )
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Louie Jr. Feed Tube
    LJ-FT
    $750.00
           
    Louie Jr Main Body Tube
    Louie Jr Main Body Tube
    ( Light Weight Aluminum with Black Oxide Coating)
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Louie Jr. Main Body Tube
    LJ-MB
    $750.00
           
    Louie Jr. Threaded Adaptor Housing
    Louie Jr. Threaded Adaptor Housing
    ( Light Weight Aluminum with Black Oxide Coating)
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Louie Jr. Threaded Adaptor Housing
    LJ-TAH
    $125.00
    Qty:
           
    Louie Jr Rear Retention Nut
    Adaptor Housing Set Screws
    ( Light Weight Aluminum with Black Oxide Coating with Brass Insert)
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Louie Jr. Rear Retention Nut
    LJ-RRN
    $ 250.00
           
    Adaptor Housing Set Screws
    Adaptor Housing Set Screws
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machine
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Adaptor Housing Set Screws
    LJ-AHSS
    $10.00
           
    Rear Retention Clip
    Rear Retention Clip
    ( Galvanized Steel )
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machines
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Rear Rentention Clip
    LJ-RRC
    $10.00
           
    Rear Retention Washer
    Rear Retention Washer
    ( Galvanized Steel )
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machines
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Rear Retention Washer
    LJ-RRW
    $5.00
           
    Adaptor Housing Bolt Plate
    Adaptor Housing Bolt Plate
    ( Light Weight Aluminum with Black Oxide Coating)
    Compatible with LJ1-25 Hot Tapping Machines
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    Bolt Plate
    LJ-AHBP
    $75.00
           
    Pipe Threaded Full Port Ball Valves
    Ball Valves
    Ball Valves Specs

    The 171N Brass Ball Valves have a rugged, dependable design, meeting rigid specification for world wide use. Every valve is individually tested in an open and closed position at 80 psi. The two piece 171N full port design is available in sizes ¹⁄₄ - 4”. A wing handled version of the 171N is also available as in Figure 171N-T in sizes ³⁄₈ - 1”. All valves conform to MSS-SP-110, MSS-SP25 and Federal Specification WW-V-35B Type II, Class A
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    1/4” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-1/4-171N
    $38.35
    1/2” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-1/2-171N
    $42.60
    3/4” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-3/4-171N
    $61.85
    1” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-1-171N
    $84.60
    1 1/4” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-1-1/4-171N
    $144.90
    1 1/2” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-1-1/2-171N
    $196.25
    2” Full Port Ball Valve
    2lb-2-171N
    $356.70
     
     
    Bi Metal Hole Saws
    Double Stack Bi-Metal High Speed Steel Hole Saw Cutters
    High-speed steel cutting edge provides shock resistant teeth and resists tooth strippage. 4/6 positive tooth configuration allows for fast, smooth cuts and less vibration. Packaged in individual boxes.
    Features:
    • 4/6 variable tooth configuration
    • 1 7/8" (48 mm) depth of cut
    • 3/16" (5 mm) thick heavy-duty backing plate eliminates need for drive plate

    Application information:

    • Creates holes for pipe and tubing installations, door lock installations, electrical conduits, hoses, and antennas.
    • Ideal for plumbing, construction, aircraft, electrical, maintenance, and automotive applications.
    • Use in steel, aluminum, brass, cast iron, plastic, or wood
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    7/8” Single Stack Cutter
    BM-514-780
    $11.82
    1 1/8” Single Stack Cutter
    BM-518-118
    12.84
    1 3/8” Single Stack Cutter
    BM-522-138
    13.29
    1 7/8” Single Stack Cutter
    BM-530-178
    $16.41
     
     
    Carbide Tipped Hole Saws
    Double Stack Carbide Tipped Hole Saw Cutters
    Carbide tips allow for greater heat and wear resistance than bi-metal tips, provide up to 10 times greater tool life on abrasive materials, and come packaged in individual boxes.

    Features:

    • 3/16" (5 mm) thick heavy-duty backing plate eliminates the need for drive plate
    • 3 teeth per inch for aggressive cutting.
    • 1 5/8" (41 mm) depth of cut

    Application information:

    • Ideal for plumbing, marine, and aircraft applications.
    • Use in wood laminates, fiberglass, plywood, and tile.
    Specs
    Item #
    Price
    7/8” Single Stack Cutter
    CT-14-780
    $  19.47
    1 1/8” Single Stack Cutter
    CT-18-118
    $  24.09
    1 3/8” Single Stack Cutter
    CT-22-138
    $  27.09
    1 7/8” Single Stack Cutter
    CT-30-178
    $  35.53