Pig Trials

Hygienic Pigging Systems can test your pipeline integrity for use with a pigging system. In most cases this service can be provided free of charge for one line prior to any commitment of system purchase. For multi-line testing charges may apply.

The trial would provide an indication of the pipe condition ie. if there are any sharp weld fragments or weld over penetration.

The trial would also provide a definitive measurement of product recovery if done following a batch transfer.


Requirements to conduct a trial

HPS would provide:

  • Temporary pig launching equipmnent
  • Temporary pig catching equipment
  • Temporary test pig
  • An HPS representative to conduct the trial

HPS require the client to provide:

  • Free and uninterrupted access to the relevant line
  • Break in point to connect the temporary pig launcher
  • Break in point to connect the temporary pig catcher
  • Compressed gas services or pressurised water services for pig propellant
  • Client representative to assist with the trial
  • Collection method for pigged product or water