Selecting The Right Tapping Sleeve For The Job


When it comes to pipe line repair, soil acidity, pipeline material and availability of parts all come into play. Water Talk recently interviewed Larry Aulich, Senior Product Manager with Mueller Company, to discuss pipe repair and the different types of tapping sleeves that can be used.

The Company has released a new fabricated steel tapping sleeve which is ideal for new pipe and non-corrosive soils. For older pipe that isn’t in such good condition, different sleeves manufactured from stainless steel or cast iron maybe more suitable.

Listen here to learn more about tapping sleeve selection and the importance of balancing cost with finding the right pipe repair products for the job: