What is tapping in the field of plumbing?
Is adding a tap point called so? or is there another term for the same?
- dtstellwagenLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
A tap can refer to a tool that threads a hole or provides a service opening, tapping a pipe would be the process of adding another port to an existing pipe, someone may use the term "hot tap", which makes a penetration into a pipe without shutting down service, and may not technically provide a threaded opening, but provides a opening to "tap" the content of the pipe. A tap point could be called a port or hub.
I prefer the type of tap that provides a method to get beer out of a keg, but that's not really a plumbing issue, unless of course you consider the favorite beverage of most plumbers!
- Anonymous8 years ago
Tapping, or also known as 'Water Hammer' - It occurs when you shut off the water suddenly and the fast-moving water rushing through the pipe is brought to a quick halt, creating a sort of shock wave and a hammering noise.Source(s): Studying Plumbing & Heating
- moon jLv 48 years ago
That's is what you are doing at this moment. Asking questions from a person who is experience
in the field of Plumbing. PICKING their Brain is another saying.