June 2014

Video details how Pipetel’s Explorer 20/26 Robot inspects unpiggable pipelines

Pipetel Technologies has released a comprehensive video of an unpiggable natural gas pipeline inspection. This video is an excellent documentation of an inspection as well as a first hand visual chronicle of a Pipetel inspection from start to finish.

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The inspection was of a pipeline segment that was previously unpiggable. The pipeline operator needed to assess the integrity of the pipelines and had not been able to obtain this information in the past. The video also demonstrates some of the features that are available on the Explorer robots such as Inline Charging technology that eliminates the step of removing the robot from the pipe to recharge its batteries and the Laser Deformation Sensor that measures the dimensions of dents.

As the leader in unpiggable pipeline inspections, Pipetel is committed to improving the safety and reliability of pipeline assets. If you’d like to see how an unpiggable pipeline inspection can provide accurate and reliable data for your Integrity Management Program, click here to view video.


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