Resources and Pipeline Calculators

The following is a list of resources and calculators designed to assist you in your pigging and corrosion endeavors. Using the calculators you can determine everything from pig speeds to the amount of wax tape required to wrap a certain size pipe. Also included are helpful formulas and an “FAQ’s” page which will provide you with useful tips about pigging pipelines.

This calculator will help you determine the amount of wax tape and primer needed to wrap certain size flanges.
This calculator can be used to calculate the speed and time required for a pig to travel through a gas pipeline. Just plug in the data in the field below and press calculate.
This calculator can be used to calculate the speed and time required for a pig to travel through an oil or other liquid pipeline. Just plug in the data in the field below and press calculate. Read more about Pipeline Pigs.
This calculator will help you determine the amount of innercoat and guard wrap needed to protect your pipeline.
How frequent should I run pigs? What is the best material for my prover sphere? How can we eliminate rust on flanges and bolts? Answers to these and more questions can be found in this section. What is an effective pigging speed? Many factors go into determining effective pigging speeds…
Here are our links and partners Links Pigging in the context of pipelines refers to the practice of using devices known as "pigs" to perform various maintenance operations on a pipeline. This is done without stopping the flow of the product in the pipeline. These operations include but are not…
Recommended pressures and flow rates for pigging can be found in this section. Typical Differential Pressure in psiLiquid Flow gpmGaseous Flow scfm Pipe I.D.for Launchingfor Running3 fps5 fps5 fps10 fps 2" 100-200 40-100 30 50 21 98 3" 100-150 35-85 70 100 46 172 4" 75-125 30-80 120 200 70…
This calculator will help you determine the amount of wax tape and primer needed to wrap your pipeline. Simply fill in the pipe size and length to see required amounts.
Complete Pipeline Pig Product Offering Pipeline Pig Types -- Foam, Cast-Urethane, Steel Body, Spheres, Gauge Pigs, Solubles Pipeline Pig Brands -- Enduro Pipeline Services, Girard Industries, Knapp Polly Pig, Maloney Technical Products, S.U.N. Engineering, T.D. Williamson Which Pipeline Pig is Right for You? Foam pigs are a useful and economical…