Reed's FTB is a Feed Tap Drilling Machine. It weighs 22. 5 lbs. This machine is a great waterworks tool that drills through PVC, PE, cast iron, ductile iron, and steel pipe while under pressure using a corporation stop inserted into a service saddle. It's compact design, featuring a separate, independent feed control for advancing the heavy-duty shell cutter into the pipe, allows the user to easily complete the tap using an electric or cordless drill, right angle drill, or even a 7/16 wrench with manual power. It consists of the base unit which allows the user to purchase individual shell cutters and corporation adapters separately, as needed.