Hot Tapping Companies UK

Hot tapping is a method of cutting a hole into a “live” pipeline which can be performed safely on hazardous and flammable products without interruption to product flow or loss of pipeline product.

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.

RDS is one of the country's leading Hot Tapping Contractors, with over 20 years experience in Hot Tapping services, you can be rest assured that RDs will work to a high degree of proficeincy and are on call 24 hours a day, nationwide. Our services have been supplied in a variety of industry sectors including Hospitals, Civil Engineering, Facility Management and Energy companies, Shopping Centres and many more.

Widely regarded by engineers as one of the most efficient and cost effective means of pipeline isolation, however this method and procedure must only be carried out by qualified, fully trained and competent Hot Tapping engineers and also in a controlled environment.

Reasons To Use RDS Hot Tapping


  • Little or no disruption, meaning consumers processes are maintained.
  • No harmful fluids or gases are released
  • Eradicating time for Drainage Systems
  • Over 20 Years of Hot Tapping
  • Experienced & Qualified Staff