“Deep C” Pig
Deep "C" Pig
These units are
normally sited at the Pipe Line End Manifold
(PLEM) in order that valves can be activated
after positive confirmation that a pig has
In order that
the “Deep C” system can be deployed to a depth
of 10,000-ft below the surface, the housing is
constructed of either Titanium or Super Duplex
material. Each unit is equipped with
facilities to incorporate ODI connections.
“Deep C” is
the trade name of StarTrak’s sub-surface
pigging system. The units are designed to
activate at the passage of Pathfinder Pigs
from speeds of 6” per minute to 100 miles per
hour. Th electronics package includes
twin-sensing systems, a micro processor
programmed to allow auto reset facilities from
1 second to 60 minutes. Allowance is made and
caters for unit sensitivity. These functions
are normally programmed in the factory prior
to Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)
The package is
manufactured from Super Duplex or
- Housed in a
Super Duplex enclosure tested for use at ten
- Designed for
underwater coupling and de-coupling.
- Umbilical or
Acoustic transmission of signals.
- Redundancy by
twin sensing systems.
controlled, baseline update rate 1 sec.
- Output 4-20mA.
or closure or RS-485.
- Sensitivity 100
- Accommodates pig
speeds from 0.5ft per minute to in excess of
100 miles per hour.
- Super Duplex or
- Housing tested
to 10,000 feet.
- Warranty - 36
It includes a saddle which
may be permanently affixed to the pipe and a
sensor/ electronics housing which is designed to
be removed and / or replaced by R.O.V. (as
by 4-20mA. switch operation or RS485
Housing size 3.5" diameter
* 11.5" length, or may be customized.
for easy reference
Deep "C" Unit