Posts from Mar 2016

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How Do Pigs Move Along Pipes?

Posted in on 24th March 2016

Propellants Used in Industrial Process Pigging. Many industries which process liquids, for example food, beverages, household, personal care products, pet food, pharmaceuticals and paint, use pigging systems to recover liquids and clean in the inside of pipes and hygienic tubing. The pipeline pigs (the projectiles that travel along the pipes or tubes to transfer residual product)

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Water Management for Food and Drink Companies

New Report Helps Food and Drink Manufacturers Save Water. Water is a precious resource. Even in the UK, where rain levels are high and water seemingly plentiful, supplies are finite. Rainfall is often irregular or erratic, with floods making the news far too often. During most summers, threats of water shortages are never far away,

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Definitions of Pigging

Posted in on 10th March 2016

The Various Meanings and Uses of the term “Pigging”. Just out of interest, we’ve put together a list of definitions of the word pigging which you may (or may not) have come across. HPS (whose website you are on) specialises in providing systems for other companies that process liquids. These systems use a technology called “pigging”. Unsurprisingly

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Pig Launchers and Pig Receivers

Posted in on 4th March 2016

What Pig Launchers and Receivers Do All hygienic, sanitary and process pigging systems need a method of introducing the pig (or pigs) safely in to the line and propelling the pig to and from source and destination. They also need somewhere to store the pigs when they’re not actually ‘pigging’. These are the key functions

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