RIDGID RT3422 Tapping Tool

Item # RT3422

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.

  • Easy to Use:  At only 21″, this lightweight and compact tool is great for tight quarters and awkward locations.
  • Heavy-Duty Design:  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 including steel, cast iron, ductile iron and plastic pipe.
  • Versatile: The RT3422 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.
Capacity

3/4" – 2"

Mounting

Saddle
Thread-o-let
Weld-o-let®
Welded Nipple

Cutter Travel

14"

Activation

Air ratchet
Hand ratchet
Right angle drill

Cutter Feed

Rotation of sleeve around an Acme threaded barrel

Pressure

Steam, air and natural Gas, 150 psig @ 370°F
Water: 500 psig @ 100°F

RIDGID RT3422 Tapping Tool Operator Manual