What is a pig receiver?

November 3, 2011

A pig receiver is a device that “catches” the cleaning device (“pig”) after it has passed through the pipeline.

Pig receiver with a 24
Pig Receiver with a 24″ Dia. Minor Barrel

What is a pig launcher?

A pig launcher is a device which uses a pressurized container to shoot a cleaning device (“pig”) through the pipeline to perform a variety of functions including cleaning, monitoring, and maintaining of the pipe.

Pig Launcher and Receiver with a Flag Indicator
Pig Launcher and Receiver