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starting a pigging project

Planning a Pigging System – Getting Started

Posted in on 12th October 2015

What You Need to Know to Get Your Product Recovery Project Underway.  Industrial process pigging is probably the most popular and effective method of recovering useable, residual product from pipelines. It’s used in a variety of production processes ranging from alcoholic beverages and soft drinks to paint and varnish, from the finest quality confectionery to pet

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pack expo review

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2015 – A Review

Posted in on 6th October 2015

A Look Back at This Year’s Show and Tips for PACK EXPO Attendees As trade shows go, PACK EXPO is big. Really big. Last week’s PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015 included four different halls and had a net area of 844, 510 square feet (roughly 78458 square metres). Each hall was about the size of

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Chocolate Confectionery Production Efficiency and Pigging

Chocolate Production: Staying Efficient in a Turbulent Market

Confectionery Manufacture and the Rising Price of Cocoa. The chocolate and confectionery market has been turbulent lately. The price of cocoa (the raw material for chocolate) has been particularly volatile. Poor weather, changeable subsidy programmes and political instability in the main growing areas have all affected cocoa production. Click Here to Download our FREE guide

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Pig Detection and Control

Pipeline Pig Tracking

Posted in on 12th August 2015

What Is Pig Tracking? The term ‘Pig Tracking’ basically means monitoring the location in a liquid processing system of a pipeline pig (or pigs).  Pig tracking is important because, to operate and control any pigging system safely, effectively and efficiently, it’s critical to know the whereabouts of the pig within the pipe at any given time. HPS

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Hygienic (Sanitary) Pig Maintenance

How to Check Your Pig and When to Change It. Every day, HPS pigs are in active use in thousands of factories, industrial plants, manufacturing and processing facilities. What’s more, they’re used with a massive variety of products. These range from fine wines, luxurious chocolate and distinguished single malt whiskies, through to pet food, household

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