A selection of heavy duty pipeline pigs

Pipeline Cleaning

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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Pigtek were contacted by a customer in Europe regarding a difficult pipeline cleaning issue they were experiencing. The customer had previously operated a plant that was used to manufacture titanium. The raw material used to extract the metal was transported to the plant in a slurry via a 12” diameter pipeline. When the plant was […]

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World larget pipeline pig at the side of two large cars

PIGTEK’s largest cleaning pig to date

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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2014 was another successful year for UK based pigging specialists Pigtek Ltd. Among the highlights was overcoming the challenge of delivering a cleaning pig for a 2,500mm internal diameterpipeline – that’s 98” diameter in old money! The line in question – a 2.5km pipeline carrying raw seawater, consisting of GRP and reinforced concrete sections with […]

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Pigteks new offices

Pigtek Celebrate 15 Years

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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January 2015 saw Pigtek celebrate 15 years of trading! Since its humble beginnings operating out of a shared office in Chesterfield, the company has flourished, growing in size and moving to new, larger premises in 2009. Pigtek also have 2,100m2 of yard space on hand for undertaking all aspects of pig development and pig verification […]

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Pigtek Achieve FPAL Registration

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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Pigtek are pleased to announce that they have recently achieved FPAL registration. FPAL (First Point Assessment) is a supply chain database for the oil and gas industry that enables purchasers to identify and select suppliers when awarding contracts or purchase orders. Established in 1996, FPAL is one of a range of supplier management services provided […]

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Jim Expedition

Jim’s Mount Everest Expedition

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Back in late 2013, our Project Manager Jim Evans completed a memorable expedition to Mount Everest South Base Camp. Initially flying in to Kathmandu, Nepal, Jim then took a flight to Lukla, one of the most dangerous airports in the world due to its perilous landing and take-off! Jim then trekked from Lukla, passing through […]

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The worlds larget pipeline pig and Pigtek employees

World’s Largest Cleaning Pig?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

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Pigtek Ltd recently designed and manufactured what we believe to be the largest cleaning pig ever made. The pig was designed for use in a 1.8m diameter sea-water pipeline that had become contaminated with a build up of marine growth leading to a drop in pipeline throughput. Because of the very large diameter, a number […]

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