Dealing with a stuck pig in a pipeline
Pipeline Research are professionals in the development and simulation for pipelines and pigging, so if you need assistance preventing or dealing with a “stuck pig”, you need Pipeline Research! We approach pipelines and pigging from a scientific approach, studying and developing solutions for the various issues that may come up when making use of pigging. We cover a number of standard issues such as pipeline design, fluid flow, feasibility studies and more.
When it comes to pigging in your pipelines, one of the potential outcomes is that the pig gets stuck – to address this common issue, we have published the research paper: “Why pigs get stuck and how to avoid it”. This should be an interesting read for anyone in the pipeline industry, as it goes in-depth about a number of potential reasons for a pig to become stuck and gives a number of examples of how to completely prevent this issue.
In the paper, we have covered a number of different potential outcomes and reasons for the issue, including: build-up of wax leading to a wax plug; excessive wear leading to seals and drive failing; failure due to the environment or material selection and many more. While not a completely exhaustive list of issues, this paper can be a great starting point for anyone interested in the field.
To find out more about our solutions to dealing with a stuck pig in a pipeline, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. With our scientific approach and specialist standpoint, we should be able to provide you with some insight or a complete solution to your stuck pig issue(s).
If you are looking for professional advice or specialist knowledge about a “stuck pig” issue, don’t settle for anyone less that Pipeline Research. We provide innovative solutions to pass the challenges faced by pipeline and pig users today. You can get in touch with us by using the contact form on our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phoning us directly on 0141 637 8093.