pig cleaning system

pig cleaning system

what is pig cleaning system? each oil and gas company is required to carry out pipeline inspection activities. Inspection methods that are often used vary according to company requirements. starting from UT conventional, LRUT, MTM, visual inspection to the most sophisticated method, namely ILI or often called pigging. based on my 15 years of experience in the inspection field, this pigging method is the most perfect inspection method with a relatively cheap price compared to the LRUT method. This pigging inspection process is carried out by inserting pig in the pipe without interrupting the pipe operation or stopping the flow in the pipe. Cleaning pigging vs smart pigging / ILI. Pigging operations include, but are not limited to, pipe cleaning and inspection. Cleaning pigging is used to clean the dirt in the pipe. impurities referred to include materials from the fluid itself or used material during pipe construction, namely sand, wax, scale, welding rod, gloves, etc. Smart pigging or ILI is used to determine the condition of pipe integrity, namely the thickness of the pipe, the sleeve attached to the pipe, the corrosion that occurs in the pipe and the features along the pipe. the data obtained is very detailed.[…]

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