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SQL Server - how to parse data from a single column into separate columns TAB Delimited

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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My data table looks like this:

RowID      DetailData
1      0BATCH NEXTGEN         NEXTGENEMR 20160829CPM         651
2      1P0007.63579.0000                           1609168541          899972053           1230                                  CN25
3      2P201608232016082399348            1   0         1
4      51 401.9
5      52 719.45
6      71609168541
7      1P0007.63512.0000                           1093765679          100458751           1230                                  CN25
8      2P201608262016082699347            1   0         1
9      51 787.01
10      71093765679
11      1P0014.236945.0000                          1174807291          2254912701          1230                                  GW23
12      2P201608252016082599341            1   0         1
13      51 402.10
14      52 272.2
15      53 250.00
16      54 244.9
17      55 414.01
18      56 278.02
19      57 V85.24
20      71174807291

The Detailed Data column needs to be separated into separate COLUMNS of data based on the TAB spacing.

Each Full Record contains Rows that start with "1,2,5 and 7". I believe there can be 1 or many rows for each "1,2,5,7" but it appears that most multiple rows show up in the "5" type.

I need help in creating a sql script that will step through this table and separate the DetailedData field into separate fields.

Thanks
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