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What’s The Best Pipeline Pig?

Posted in on 8th April 2016

Choosing the Right Pipeline Pig for Process, Hygienic and Sanitary Applications The pig (the projectile that travels through a pipeline to transfer and recover product), is arguably the most important part of a pigging system. There are a wide range of pig designs available for industrial processes and hygienic or sanitary applications. They come in different shapes,

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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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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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Hygienic Pipeline Cleaning

Posted in on 25th February 2016

Keeping Pipes Clean in Hygienic and Sanitary Processing Extremely high standards of hygiene are vital for companies that produce or process food or drink intended for human consumption. In most countries, the standards of hygiene demanded for pet food manufacture are also extremely high. A wide range of other industrial processes also require hygienic (often

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