Giga equipment is used for installation of Giga 2½”, 3” and 4” flanged tees. They include all necessary elements for drilling ductile iron, asbestos cement, polyethylene and PVC-O pipes.
Supplied in two versions: Standard y Complete. Standard version does not contain drilling tool or the ratchet wrench and must be used with Golf equipment or Cedec equipment.The Complete version contains all the elements needed to drill the pipe and fit the saddles.
Equipment box is made of PVC layered board, anodized aluminium edge protection and lock with key. The inside is divided into compartments for correct equipment storage.
Drilling tool, supplied in the complete version, is manufactured completely in hardened steel. The compact design of this drilling tool makes it ideal for use in places with restricted accessibility. It comes with drain valve for emptying shavings produced along the drilling operation.
Operating the drilling tool
Drilling tool is designed to be operated by means of a ratchet wrench, which is supplied with the equipment, or power operated by means of electric, pneumatic or hydraulic motor.
Every Giga equipment is supplied with cutters and drill bits for ductile iron, asbestos cement, polyethylene and PVC-O pipes. All cutters incorporate the exclusive Torre® octagonal shaft anchoring system. FDW cutters can be used on ductile iron pipes up to DN 300 and on asbestos cement pipes up to DN 300 Class D. PE/PVC cutters can be used on polyethylene and PVC-O pipes with up to SDR 11 and 315 mm pipe outer diameter.
Although these kits do not require any special maintenance, it is advisable to clean and lubricate the drilling tool from time to time. It is also recommended to dry the equipment after each use to avoid limescale deposits, and is also advisable to carry out a check every two years in the factory.
All the components of the Giga equipment can be purchased separately as spares.