Re: [PipingDesign] Pig - Just a curiosity

From: <George>
Date: Thu Sep 11 2003 - 08:17:00 EDT

Pigs:
Back in the good old days, when a lot of pipes were not buried and you needed cleaning, you sent through a unit with some radical cleaning equipment - maybe balled up barbed wire. As it went along the pipe, you could HEAR the thing scraping along - somebody made the obvious conclusion that there was a pig in the line. Good names stick...

George McKinney

   Why are pigs called pigs?
   I mean why not goat, cow etc...

   Joke apart, there should be some reason to call this thing PIG.    Any inputs ?

   Have a nice day.
   -Mandar.


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[Non-text portions of this message have been removed] Received on Thu Sep 11 08:17:00 2003

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