Foam Pig in Oil and Gas Industry

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In the oil and gas industry, pipeline integrity and cleanliness are of utmost importance for efficient operations and safety measures. One crucial tool employed in maintaining these aspects is the Foam Pig.

Description

In the oil and gas industry, pipeline integrity and cleanliness are of utmost importance for efficient operations and safety measures. One crucial tool employed in maintaining these aspects is the Foam Pig. Composed of lightweight, open-cell polyurethane foam, the Foam Pig plays a significant role in the pipeline maintenance process.

The Foam Pig’s primary function is to traverse through pipelines, cleaning them by removing accumulated debris, rust, and scale. It’s also used for dewatering and drying pipelines, ensuring internal surfaces are optimally prepared for subsequent processes such as inspections or the application of corrosion preventatives. Moreover, Foam Pigs are used for product separation in multi-product pipelines, effectively minimizing cross-contamination.

Given their flexible and compressible nature, Foam Pigs can navigate bends, fittings, and diameter changes within the pipeline without causing damage or getting stuck. They are available in a range of densities and coatings to cater to different pipeline conditions and cleaning requirements.

With growing emphasis on environmental protection and operational efficiency, the use of Foam Pigs in the oil and gas industry has become increasingly prevalent. The ability to maintain clean pipelines reduces energy consumption during product transportation and minimizes the risk of pipeline failures, making Foam Pigs an integral part of sustainable and efficient pipeline operations. This introduction aims to delve deeper into the role, functionality, and benefits of Foam Pigs within the oil and gas industry, offering a comprehensive understanding of their significance.

Name

Customized Foam Pig

Material
Polyurethane
Light Density
0.02-0.3g/m3
Medium Density
0.08-0.12g/m3
Heavy Density
0.13-0.16g/m3
Feature
1. High wear resistance
2. Good cleaning performance
3. Low cost
Payment
TT/LC
Advantages
1. Lightweight and flexible
2. Nice cleaning efficiency.
3. Accurate location tracking

Foam Pig

NameModelPerformanceTechnical Parameters

Hygroscopic  Foam Pig

 

 

LCQZ-RTH1. It is produced through the one-time foaming of polyether polyurethane material.

2. soft texture and good elasticity

3. It has strong water absorption performance. Moreover, the degree of deformation may reach 70%.

4. Significant impact on pipeline dewatering, degreasing, and dehydrating

Starting pressure: 0.2-0.3 MPa

Density: 35 kg/m³~150 kg/m³

Withstand pressure: 7 MPa

Stretch rate: 320%

Compression ratio: 60

Flex life: 50,000 times

Attrition rate: 4 mm/100 km

Operating distance: 50 km~150 km

Operating temperature: -30℃~100℃

Bare Foam Pig

LCQZ-RTN1. Soft texture and good flexibility

2. Significant water absorption can result in a deformation of up to 60%.

3. Employed to sanitize, dewater, and dry pipelines

Starting pressure: 0.02 MPa

Density: 35 kg/m³~220 kg/m³

Withstand pressure: 7 MPa

Stretch rate: 320%

Compression ratio: 60

Flex life: 50,000 times

Attrition rate: 4 mm/100 km

Operating distance: 50 km~150 km

Operating temperature: -30℃~100℃

Polly Foam Pig

LCQZ-RTR1. Its interior is foamed with polyurethane material. An elastomer coating composed of polyurethane is applied to the surface.

2. Good flexibility and certain wear resistance

3. A 50% degree of deformation is possible. Foam pigs are utilized most frequently.

4. Employed for conduit descaling, scrubbing, and fluid isolation.

Starting pressure: 0.02 MPa

Density: 35 kg/m³~220 kg/m³

Withstand pressure: 7 MPa

Stretch rate: 320%

Compression ratio: 50

Flex life: 50,000 times

Attrition rate: 2 mm/100 km

Operating distance: 100 km~300 km

Operating temperature: -30℃~100℃

Crisscross Foam Pig

LCQZ-RTCC1. The interior is foamed with polyurethane material. And the surface is covered with a prismatic block of polyurethane elastomer.

2. Elevated friction coefficient and surface rigidity

3. Has high elasticity and toughness.

4. Implemented to cleanse pipelines, remove impurities, and sanitize surfaces.

Crisscross Foam Pig With Brush

LCQZ-RTCB1. The interior is foamed with polyurethane material. And the surface is coated with an elastomer coating.

2. Paste the spiral wire brush.

3. The amount of distortion can exceed 40%. Which is both elastic and non-absorbent.

4. It is utilized to remove the pipeline’s hard scale and has greater rust removal and decontamination benefits.

Starting pressure: 0.02 MPa

Density: 35 kg/m³~220 kg/m³

Withstand pressure: 7 MPa

Stretch rate: 320%

Compression ratio: 50

Flex life: 50,000 times

Attrition rate: 2 mm/100 km

Operating distance: 100 km~300 km

Operating temperature: -30℃~100℃

Polyurethane Material Specification

NO.Factory Inspection Main IndicatorsCup/Disc
120℃Hardness(SHORE  A)85±2
2Tensile strength (MPa)51.7
3100% stress at definite elongation (MPa)4.8
4300% stress at definite elongation (MPa)9.2
5Tensile set (%)780
6Tear strength (KN/m)73.0
7Impact resilience (%) 32
8DIN abrasion (mm²)35

Foam Pig

Advantages of Foam Pigs

  1. Effective Cleaning: Foam Pigs are highly effective at cleaning pipelines. They can remove accumulated debris, rust, and scale, which can hinder the flow of product and potentially damage the pipeline.
  2. Versatility: Foam Pigs are versatile and can be used for a variety of applications. Besides cleaning, they are also used for dewatering and drying pipelines, as well as for product separation in multi-product pipelines.
  3. Flexibility: Because they are made of flexible polyurethane foam, Foam Pigs can easily navigate bends, fittings, and changes in pipeline diameter, making them suitable for complex pipeline structures.
  4. Safety: By keeping pipelines clean and free of debris, Foam Pigs help to reduce the risk of pipeline blockages, leaks, and failures, contributing to safer operations.
  5. Efficiency: Regular use of Foam Pigs can improve the efficiency of pipeline operations. Clean pipelines allow for smoother, more efficient flow of product, reducing energy consumption.
  6. Customizable: Foam Pigs can be modified to meet specific pipeline conditions and requirements. They are available in a range of densities and can be coated with different materials depending on the cleaning task at hand.
  7. Cost-effective: Foam Pigs are a cost-effective solution for pipeline maintenance. They are relatively inexpensive, easy to deploy, and can save significant costs in the long run by maintaining pipeline efficiency and preventing costly pipeline failures.

Our Service

Our Services

We provide an extensive selection of chemical injection quills that are customized to fulfill a vast multitude of particular needs. Feel free to contact us in order to identify the most suitable solution that fulfills your requirements.

In order to demonstrate the superior quality of our products, we offer customers the opportunity to request sample units.

We take great pride in providing punctual customer service. We ensure that our team is consistently available to respond to your inquiries and offer prompt feedback.

By striving to deliver orders as quickly as feasible, we guarantee that you will receive your purchases in a timely fashion. Our online support is accessible at all times, functioning continuously for 24 hours, seven days a week.

Packaging & Delivery

The packaging of our products in CASES provides the following advantages:

  1. They are characterized by their low weight, streamlined appearance, insulating properties, and exceptional strength that renders them resistant to deformation.
  2. They obviate the necessity for fumigation, thereby augmenting the efficiency of the transportation procedure.

Our utmost dedication is to consistently prioritize customer satisfaction while ensuring the prompt and efficient delivery of chemical injection quills of the highest quality.

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