Pig Launchers & Receivers

Launchers and receivers are pressure vessels used to introduce and remove pigs, spheres and inspection tools from the pipeline.

Pig Launchers and Receivers are installed in pipelines to launch and receive Pipeline Pigs. Pigs can be used for the cleaning of pipelines. In addition, Pigs can be used for the separation of two products within the same pipeline. Sweco Fab has over 40 years of experience in designing and manufacturing a wide variety of ASME/Misc. Fabricated Products – including Pig Launchers and Receivers.

Sweco Fab fabricates these pig launchers and receivers per ASME Code B31.4 and B31.8.Major and minor barrels can be supplied both in Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel, including API 5L X42 to X65 pipes. Barrel sizes range from 4” x 6” 150# rating up to 48” x 54” 900# rating. NDE (Non-destructive exams) like X-ray, Dye Pen aka Liquid penetrant test, PWHT, Hardness test, PMI and Hydro-test with chart recorders are performed prior to shipment.


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