The 312 tapping machine (hot tapping/wet tapping) has a unique design that allows you to make pressure, side or hot taps on any common pipe. Whether it is on water or gas, taps can be made with excellent reliability and accuracy. Weighing approximately 60 lb (27.21 kg), AVT’s tapping machine can easily be operated by a single user. It has carbide cutting teeth for fast, accurate cutting on steel, cast iron, AC, PVC and PE. The tapping machine can also be used with an air or hydraulic motor. Available in 4-in. to 20-in. (101.6 mm to 508-mm) sizes with a 250-psi (17.2-bar) rating.