Models KT-190 / KT-200 Pipe Thawers

Models KT-190 / KT-200 Pipe Thawers

RIDGID Models KT-190 and KT-200 Pipe Thawing units provide continuous heating for fast thawing of frozen metal pipes from 1/2" through 1 1/2" (12-36mm). With these lightweight and versatile units, there is no need to dig or tear apart walls. Simply attach the clamps to the metal pipe on each side of the frozen section and the pipe is thawed within minutes.

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  • Continuous Operation: The KT-190 and KT-200 operate continuously without requiring any “cool-down” periods. There is no tripping of the unit or need to turn the unit off during the thawing process. Simply attach the cables to the pipe, turn the unit on and let it do its job – continuously from start to finish.
  • Lightweight: Weighing under 30 lbs., each unit can be easily transported to the most difficult locations such as attics.
  • Versatile: The Model KT-190 can be used on lengths of pipe between 15 and 75 feet. With 4 output levels, the Model KT-200 can be used on 4' to 150' lengths of pipe. The Model KT-200’s amp meter allows the user to select the proper output level for maximum current draw and minimum thawing time.
  • Powerful: Both units operate on a standard 115V, 15 amp outlet. The Model KT-190 produces 300 amps and the Model KT-200 produces 250-400 amps of thawing power.
  • All these features and more make the Model KT-190 and the Model KT-200 the professional’s choice.


Model KT-190

Pipe Capacity 1/2"-1-1/2" (12-36mm).
Input Current 15 Aamps.
Minimum Reach 15' / (4.6m).
Maximum Reach 75' / (23m).
Cable Length 25' / (7.7m).
Cable Size 2 AWG.
Output Current 300 amps.
Weight 25 lbs. (11.4kg).

Model KT-200

Pipe Capacity 1/2"-1-1/2" (12-36mm).
Input Current 15 amps.
Minimum Reach 4' (1.2m).
Maximum Reach 150' (46m).
Cable Length 25' (7.7m).
Cable Size 1/0 AWG.
Output Current 250-400 amps.
Weight 29 lbs. (13.2kg).

Ordering Information

Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
62772   Extension Cable 25' #1/0 AWG  11  5,00 
62812   Series Cable 3' #2 AWG  1 1/2  0,60