MHT4-16 (4 - 16") Hot Tapping Machine

A hot tapping machine used to make connections and branches to pipelines without shut down either surface or sub sea. The Mirage MHT4-16 is designed for ease of use with 1 (or optional 4) speed fixed feed gearbox, measuring rod and either pneumatic or hydraulic helical geared drive.

Size Range: 4.0 - 16.0" Stroke: 0.0 - 66.0" Pressure Rating: 0.0 - 1480.0psi

Features

  • Helical geared drive
  • 1 speed feed gearbox
  • 4- 16" cutter holders included
  • Industry standard connection flanges

Technical Specifications

Range
Minimum tapping diameter 102mm 4”
Maximum tapping diameter 405mm 16"
Maximum designed operating pressure 102 bar 1480 psi
Standard certified pressure 102 bar 1480 psi
Maximum operating temperature 177deg C 350 deg F
Spindle bar travel 1675mm 66"
Spindle bar minimum clearance 75mm 3.0"
R.P.M – air 3.5hp or 5.0hp hydraulic Min: 5 Max: 40
Drive – Pneumatic @ 6 bar (90 p.s.i) 3.0 Kw 4.0 Hp
Drive – Hydraulic @ 70 bar (1050 p.s.i) 3.7 Kw 5.0 Hp
Feed – Pneumatic @ 6 bar (90 p.s.i) 1.1 Kw 1.5 Hp
Feed – hydraulic @ 70 bar (1050 p.s.i) 1.64 Kw 2.2 Hp
Air consumption required 2.69 m3/m 98 scfm
Hydraulic supply @ 70 bar (1050 psi) 50 Lpm 13 gpm
Feed Rates
1 Speed (standard) 4 Speed (optional)
Feed Rate - Manual / Revolution 8.46mm 0.333” 8.46mm 0.333”
Fast Traverse Feed Rate 0 - 1000mm / min 0 - 40” / min 0 - 1000mm / min 0 - 40” / min
Feed Rate Auto Feed Gearbox / Rev 0.076mm 0.003” 0.025 0.076 0.10 0.14mm 0.001” 0.003” 0.004” 0.0055”
Machine Weight
Machine weight 485 kgs 1067 lbs
Shipping Weights & Dimensions
Shipping weight 585 Kgs (1287 lbs)
Shipping dimensions L – 312cm – (123”) W- 62cm (24”) H- 68cm (27”)

Supplied complete with machine, drive motor and air preparation where required, lifting brackets, cutter holders, connection hoses, valve and pressure gauge, toolkit, mounting studs, nuts and RTJ soft iron ring, #600 RTJ connection spool, packing list, manual and certification.