Talbot No. 1 - Pipeline Technology Ltd

Talbot No. 1


Pipeline Technology is the original and ONLY authorised manufacturer of the Talbot drilling range. The Talbot No. 1 ½” to 1” under pressure drilling and tapping machine is hand operated for water pipes. The No. 1 drills and taps ½”, ¾” and 1” BSP connections into dry or pressurised metallic mains, or via tapping straps into AC, PVC/PE or steel mains.


For drilling and tapping of live (or dry) water mains, followed by the insertion of ferrules, plugs or mini-probe flow nipples in sizes ½”, ¾” or 1”. The machine has two spindles, preloaded into a piston. Once the drilling & tapping operation is complete, the piston is rotated through 180° and the ferrule inserted into the main, all under-pressure.

Pressure Nominal Rating

20 Bar.

Features and benefits

  • Lightweight and easy to handle
  • Drills cast, ductile, steel, PVC/PE and asbestos cement pipes
  • Mains diameter range 3”-72”
  • One piece bridle
  • Uses Talbot high speed drill taps
  • Spares kit available


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