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Pipeline Pigging Can Improve Efficiency & Sustainability

Posted on by Sara Springer

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As pharmaceutical manufacturers strive to find green production methods, many companies are discovering that sustainable strategies also can improve efficiency and reduce costs. One such strategy is pigging,the process of injecting a sanitary, solid, silicone rubber projectile into a safe, closed-loop sanitary system to clean out the pipeline between batchesPipeline Pig (see Figure 1). The projectile, or pig, is forced through a pipeline by compressed air, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, water, or the next product. The pigs generally are made of medical-grade silicone that complies with 21 Section 177.2600 and is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Some of pigging’s advantages for the pharmaceutical processing industry include the following:

  • Product recovery higher than 99%
  • Quick product changeovers
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Tag Archive: Pipeline Pigs

For Safety Choose Process Pigging Systems

Posted on by Sara Springer

Springer Pumps Chooses Process Pigging Systems For Safety – You Should Too.

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Springer Pumps LLC believes Process Pigging Systems is the best choice for pipeline pigging.  In addition to their knowledgable staff, innovative products,  custom solutions and go-get-em’ attitude, the people at Process Pigging Systems CARE ABOUT SAFTEY.  This is why Springer Pumps chooses Process Pigging Systems as our pipeline pig vendor.