Further assessment of a Dual Diameter Pig

Pipeline pigging lengthens the life of your pipelines

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

in Pipeline Pigging

No pipelines last forever, no matter what you may put through them – whether you are supplying oil, water, or other product – and it is essential that all pipelines are inspected and maintained regularly both for safety and for business reasons – after all, a pipeline that does not provide product efficiently and safely […]

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28" Pig following cleaning of HFO pipeline - oil pipeline cleaning

What harmful wax could do to your pipelines

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

in Blog, Pipeline Pigging

All pipelines, no matter their size, shape, length or purpose, need to be kept as clear as possible – it’s essential that product can flow through easily and efficiently so that demand can be met and so that no detriments to your business occur – either through loss of revenue or through harm to your […]

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Desalination Pig being retrieved from sea

Why desalination is important for pipelines

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

in Pipeline Pigging, Blog, Desalination Technology

Maintaining a pipeline of any size, shape or complexity can be difficult unless you have effective tools and equipment to help you keep your product flowing fast and to your customers’ expectations – and pig technology has advanced to ensure that businesses with pipelines can be assured of efficient and effective product flow with minimal […]

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The advantages of a specialist pig design

Monday, July 18th, 2016

in Blog, Specialist Pigs

No two pipelines are the same, and this is very much true the world over – while some are smaller in diameter but are reasonably complex, some pipelines are larger in diameter and are fairly simple – meaning that one pig for a number of different cleaning and investigative roles is never going to suffice. […]

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Pipeline Cleaning Pig

Why your pipeline may need cleaning

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

in Blog, Pig Cleaning

All pipelines, no matter the length, diameter or purpose, will require maintenance at some point during their operational lifespan.  This is not only because a well-kept pipeline is essential to ongoing business and because it prevents any lengthy recovery processes further down the line, it is largely also due to the fact that many people […]

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Acoustic monitoring equipment

Why track a pig?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

in Blog, Pig Tracking, Tracking Pig

Pigging operations have, arguably, changed pipeline operations for the better the world over – having made cleaning and investigation operations considerably easier and more economical for thousands of businesses and operations.  From clearing and proving pipelines to retrieving lost and stuck pigs, pig tracking is a crucial part of the process that should never be underestimated […]

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Typical Brush Cleaning Pig design for pipeline diameters 14in and 16in

Types of brush cleaning pigs for your pipeline

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

in Blog, Pig Cleaning

Before the emergence of pipeline pigging, the cleaning and inspection of pipelines was a considerable task – as pipelines vary in length, size, diameter and in terms of networking – meaning that the arrival of cleaning pigs was considerably beneficial to industries worldwide.  Cleaning and inspection pigs, too, come in all shapes and sizes – […]

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Pipeline Maintenance and Inspection for a Major Oil Company

Monday, May 16th, 2016

in News

Whether for maintenance purposes or to help clean a particularly difficult pipeline, magnetic cleaning pigs are particularly effective, especially when handling large or complex pipes which are otherwise impossible to gain access to.  Regular cleaning with magnetic cleaning pigs prevents future corrosion within the pipeline and can help improve the efficiency and product flow of […]

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Heavy-Duty Cleaning Pigs and Ancillary Pigging Equipment for Hire

Monday, May 9th, 2016

in News

With more than 200 heavy-duty pigs of various sizes and types in stock, Pigtek Ltd has a fleet of equipment ready for immediate hire. Equipment is configured to suit each pigging project, with careful sizing of components such as discs and brushes. Rapid modifications can also be performed, when necessary, to prepare equipment for such […]

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Desalination technology pig being lifted

5 benefits of desalination technology

Monday, April 25th, 2016

in Blog, Desalination Technology

In a world which relies upon clean, fresh water to survive, it’s no surprise that desalination as a process continues to grow in popularity.  Desalinising refers to the process of removing salt from salt water, therefore making it safe for animals, people and plant life to take advantage.  Bearing in mind that much of the […]

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