RDS Pipeline

Hot Tapping

When looking for hot tapping professionals, choose RDS Pipeline Isolation

High Quality Hot Tapping

When choosing RDS Pipeline Isolation for Hot Tapping, you can expect:

Fast & reliable services.

A team with a vast amount of experience within the industry.

To be kept within the loop at all times about any works carried out.

A Friendly & professional service at all times.

An overall, outstanding service.

Hot Tapping is a common method used for making a connection with a current pipe or vessel, without damaging that pipe or needing to empty that section.

We cover both domestic and commercial pipework projects, offering a reliable and efficient service across the UK. RDS Pipeline are fully trained and will meet all health and safety regulations.

Our services have been supplied in a variety of industry sectors in the UK including: Hospitals, Civil Engineering, Facility Management, Energy companies, Shopping Centres and many more.

Not found what you’re looking for? Being one of the leading pipe freezing companies to date, we have mastered the art of pipe freezing, as well as under pressure drilling, line stopping.

So why not see what all of the fuss is about and contact us today at RDS Pipeline Services. For any queries contact us today at 01277 500510

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Hot Tapping

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Why Choose RDS Pipeline Isolation for
Hot Tapping?

Hot tapping is a method of adding a new branch / connection from a “live” pipeline which can be performed safely on many different contents and materials without interruption to product flow or loss of pipeline product. At RDS Pipeline services, we are one of the best hot tapping companies to date.

Our diverse range of equipment enables new branch connections to be performed on most Metallic pipes i.e. Stainless steel, Carbon steel, Ductile Iron, Cast Iron and also on Asbestos Cement, Concrete cylinder, GRP and GRE pipes, plastics, MDPE, copper. Hot Tapping is used for making a connection to an existing pipe or vessel, without hindering that pipe or vessel.

As one of the UK’s leading Hot Tapping experts, our team of specialists have a considerable amount of experience in a varity of environments. Whether that’s commercial or industrial our hot tapping experts offer a reliable and professional service.

Your Hot Tapping

Hot Tapping involves a number of specialised procedures, used in conjunction to create a safe way to manipulate pipelines without any disruption to the systems.


Ultimately, this technique is a way of providing a connection method for the pipe in question. Drilling and cutting a predetermined pipe can save a lot of hassle and protect the infrastructure, especially in areas where there may be frequent usage and possible corrosion.

Not only do we at RDS Pipeline Isolation understand the practicalities of this technique, but we can also provide understanding and advice on nay questions you may have.

We have a high code of conduct, and we aim to provide you with the best advice and practical administration of Hot Tapping that is possible for the circumstances. You can trust RDS Pipelines to never steer you wrong.