Pipeline Cleaning Pigs and Products for Every Application

By: Girard Industries  09-12-2011
Keywords: Cleaning Products, Discs, pig

Girard Has a Pipeline Cleaning Pig For Every Application

Pictured above is Girard Industries own Foam Polly-Pigs, Steel Mandrel Pigs, Polyurethane Spheres, Solid-Cast Turbo Pigs and Spare Urethane Cups & Discs all manufactured by Girard at their plant in Houston, Texas.

Girard also offers other pipeline cleaning products including Pig Tracking Systems, the Hi-T Pigalert pig detector, the Argus Pig Valve and






Cups & Spheres.

Keywords: Cleaning Products, Discs, pig, Pig Tracking, pipeline cleaning, Pipeline Cleaning Pig

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Pig Passage Detectors for Pipeline Cleaning Pigs

Hi-T units are classified in two styles: those models which are not designed for removal while the line is under pressure and those models which are fitted with an integral valve and suitable for controlled removal when the pipeline cannot be de-pressurized.


Solid and Inflatable Polyurethane Cleaning & Proving Sphere Pigs

Typical Sphere Applications Liquid Batch Separation - Girard spheres are used for separating various products such as gasolines, fuel oils, crude oils, jet fuels, and other petroleum products transported through a pipeline. The pump is easy to operate by placing the appropriate fluid in the filling cup, attaching the hose to the valve body in the sphere, and manually pressing the handle.


Foam Polly Cleaning Pigs for Cleaning, Drying, and Dewatering

The Girard Polly-Pig is constructed of open cell polyurethane foam of various densities and is available with various types of external coatings. Although each pig has a specific application, some are interchangeable according to the user's preference within certain parameters. The length of the pig is approximately twice its diameter to reduce the possibility of the pig tumbling in the pipeline.


Solid Polyurethane Cup & Disc Turbo Cleaning Pigs

The Girard Turbo Pigs are solid-cast polyurethane pigs available in up to three durometers with multiple configurations of cups, discs or combination of cups & discs for varying pipeline applications. The Girard Turbo Pigs’ one-piece body design preserves its flexibility for negotiating pipeline bends and full-port valves while still maintain a superior seal. The multiple sealing surfaces are excellent for removing liquids from the line.


Steel Body Mandrel Pigs with Cups, Discs, Brushes, Magnets, Transmitters and Gauging Plates

The ability to add Brushes, Magnets, Gauging Plates and other options to the nearly limitless configurations of the Girard Mandrel Pig make it an excellent choice for pipeline cleaning, batching, gauging, displacement, bi-directional, dual-diameter, hydrostatic testing and removal of paraffin and scale build-up.