The Model RT3422 is designed for branching pressurized water, steam and natural gas mains. With up to 2" capacity, corrosion-proof design, ability to handle most types of material and lightweight, the Model RT3422 is the tool to meet your tapping needs.

Features

  • Easy to use. At only 21", this lightweight and compact tool is great for tight quarters and awkward locations.
  • Heavy-DutyDesign. Sturdy machined, corrosion-resistant materials for dependable lifelong benefits.
  • Built-in bleed valve. Allows for easy purge of chips.
  • Independent cutter feed gives the operator total independent control of the cutter feed rotation for optimal saw life.
  • Taps a variety of materials. The RT3422 is capable of tapping into steel, cast iron, ductile iron and plastic pipe.
  • Versatility. TheRT3422 is capable of tapping mains of water up to 500 psig and steam, air, and natural gas up to 150 psig.
  • Coupon retaining bits. Exclusive pilot bits give you the confidence that the coupon will not be dropped in the pipe, preventing medium contamination or possible damage of downstream equipment.

Specifications

Tapping Capacity 3/4 - 2"
Mounting Saddle, Welded Nipple, Weld-o-let, Thread-o-let
Cutter Travel 14"
Activation Hand Ratchet, Air Ratchet, Right Angle Drill
Cutter Feed Rotation of sleeve around an Acme threaded barrel
Pressure Water, 500 psig @ 100°F, Steam, Air and Natural Gas, 150 psig @ 370°F

Ordering Information

Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
75982 RT3422  Tapping Machine Only  16  7.30 
75992 RT3422  3/4" - 2 NPT Set (Male)  2.90 
91192 RT3422  3/4" - 2" CTS Set (Flared)  3.00 

Cutters

Catalog Number Model No. Diameter Type
in. mm
52760 M16  5/8  Bi-Metal 
52780 M22  7/8  Bi-Metal 
52800 M29  1 1/8  Bi-Metal 
52820 M35  1 3/8  Bi-Metal 
52850 M44  1 3/4  Bi-Metal 
76267   5/8  Steel Shell 
76272   7/8  Steel Shell 
76292   5/8  CI/DI Bit 
76297   7/8  CI/DI Bit 
76317   5/8  Plastic Shell 
76322   7/8  Plastic Shell 
76277   1 1/8  Steel Shell 
76282   1 3/8  Steel Shell 
76287   1 3/4  Steel Shell 
76302 M29  1 1/8  CI/DI Shell 
76307 M35  1 3/8  CI/DI Shell 
76312 M44  1 3/4  CI/DI Shell 
76327   1 1/8  Plastic Shell 
76332   1 3/8  Plastic Shell 
76337   1 3/4  Plastic Shell 

Accessories

Catalog Number Description
76022 11/16" Ratchet Wrench 
76017 RT 3422 Tool Box 

Pilots

Catalog Number Description
76027 Coupon Retaining 1/4" Pilot 
76032 Coupon Retaining 3/8" Pilot 

Hole Saw Arbors

Catalog Number Description
76037 Small Arbor for 5/8" - 1 3/16" Hole Saws 
76042 Large Arbor for 1 5/16" - 1 3/4" Hole Saws 

Shaft Extensions

Catalog Number Description
76047 Small Shaft Extension for 5/8" - 1 3/16" Hole Saws 
76052 Large Shaft Extension for 1 5/16" - 1 3/4" Hole Saws 

Valve Adapters

Catalog Number Description
76057 CTS 3/4" Female 
76067 CTS 1" Female 
76072 CTS 1 1/4" Female 
76077 CTS 1 1/2" Female 
76082 CTS 2" Female 
76132 NPT 3/4" Male 
76137 NPT 1" Male 
76142 NPT 1 1/4" Male 
76147 NPT 1 1/2" Male 
76152 NPT 2" Male 
83997 3/4" Mueller 110 
84002 1" Mueller 110 
84007 1 1/2" Mueller 110 
84012 2" Mueller 110 

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