In addition to pigs and launchers and receivers, VKVC also provides pig handling systems and jib cranes. Being equipped with pig handling systems is a must for pig stations and facilities. Loading and unloading the pigs are key points where accidents resulting in danger to manpower and equipment damage can occur. The pig handling system can be manual or hydraulic.
A crane alone is not sufficient to handle pigs as it is difficult to maneuver the pig in and out of the pipeline. Also a jib crane alone cannot ensure if the front cup is correctly positioned in the reducer at the pig launcher. VKVC pig handling systems are designed and engineered to ensure safe operation.