A mandrel pig is a device used in pipeline maintenance and cleaning. It’s essentially a cylindrical or bullet-shaped tool that is inserted into a pipeline to perform various tasks. Mandrel Pigs are inserted into a pipeline and pushed along by the product flow. They can be used for cleaning, inspection, and even product separation in multiproduct pipelines. The key components of a Mandrel Pigs include the body, brushes, and sealing discs.
Pipeline cleaning pigs, also known as just “pigs,” are an integral part of the pipeline maintenance and cleaning process. These versatile tools come in various shapes and sizes, each designed for specific tasks in keeping pipelines clean and efficient.
- Debris removal
- Wax removal
- Surface preparation
- Slug inhibition
- Product separation
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