scraper trap

scraper trap

[′skrāp·ər ‚trap]
(engineering)
A device for the insertion or recovery of pigs, or scrapers, that are used to clean the inside surfaces of pipelines.
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The system also has associated facilities like two block valve stations, scraper traps, inspection roads, hot tap tie-in on two existing OGC pipelines apart from piping inside the scraper trap areas & fiscal metering station, civil construction services, structural fabrication and installation works, cathodic protection of export pipelines, electrical services and control & automation services.
The scope of work for the SCADA system covers the required supplies and services for the compressor stations work and the interface with the pipeline SCADA/telecommunication contractor, including the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the compressor stations RTU, SCADA system console, and remote I/O for the scraper trap station associated with each compressor station.
The same PLCs perform remote data acquisition functionality and are used to manage the scraper trap sequence locally.
RMA produces pipeline inspection gauge (pig) scraper traps, insulating joints, drill opened tee branches and quick closures at its plant in the Bahrain International Investment Park.
It involves complex material logistics, coordination with Khursaniyah Gas Plant, extensive safety precautions to open scraper traps and system line-up to send scrapers through the line.
It is easily installed on all pipeline diameters and scraper traps via a flange connection or welding boss.
Techint-Cotecol supplied and installed six 24- and 30-inch ball valves for the interconnection system and six scraper traps in the central processing facilities, El Porvenir, Miraflores and La Belleza stations.
The core business lines include pressure vessels, columns, towers, reactors, deaerators, slug catchers, fired heaters, scraper traps, S&T heat exchangers, evaporators, waste heat boilers, helixchangers, process skids and modules, flare stacks, shop fabricated tank and O&M services.
TDW says its threaded closures offer many distinctive advantages, including: they can be installed on many types of vessels, including scraper traps, filters, strainers, scrubbers, heat exchangers, blow downs and more; they operate in such fluids as natural gas, LNG, water, crude oil and other; and they are available for vertical installation.