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262-2040 Pneumatic Heavy Duty Tapper

For 1/4” to 6" Diameter Taps in pneumatic pipelines

The Petersen® 262-2040 Pneumatic Hot Tapper is sized for limited space and light weight one man operation. It will tap larger holes than any manual crank Tapper and air pressure will allow it to tap up to 6” diameter holes often at least as fast as larger hydraulic machines.

  • Taps ¼” to 5 ¾” diameter holes
  • Low cost, much less than hydraulic tappers
  • Far more efficient and larger holes than the hand crank tappers
  • Light weight for one-man operation
  • Pneumatic cutter force adjustable for each size and pipe material
  • Works with any electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic drill motor with a standard ½” chuck

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Operating Instructions

Heavy Duty Hot Tapper specifications
X=Maximum Travel OL=Overall Length at Start
262-2040 Pneumatic Hot Tapper

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1/2" D-Handle Right Angle Drill Kit

Right Angle Drill
  • Powerful 7-amp motor delivers 0-500 RPM
  • 0-335 RPM on the low setting and 0-750 RPM on high.
  • Helical-cut, heat treated gears deliver quiet performance and extended tool life
  • Drill head and handle swivel 360°
  • Side handle for a secure grip and comfortable, controlled operation.
  • QUIK-LOK®  cord detaches easily for storage or service replacement.
  • Impact-resistant carrying case, with a 9/16” open-end wrench and 3/16” socket wrench.

D-Handle Pneumatic Drill

Pneumatic Drill
  • Non-Reversible
  • Trigger Start
  • Power: 1 HP
  • Chuck Capacity: 1/2 in
  • Free Speed: 375 rpm
  • Weight: 6.6 lb
  • Length: 13.4 in
  • Side to Center: 1 in
  • Max Air Consumption: 30 cfm
  • Sound Level: 76 dB(A)
  • Spindle Thread: 1/2"-20

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The Below Components Required.

  • Tapper Select for the travel needed based on tapping sleeve nozzle and valve length
  • Adapter for valve npt or flange connection
  • Arbor selected for the cutter
  • Cutter size just under the valve ID
  • Pilot Drill