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19:14 Apr 1, 2002
English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / oil industry
English term or phrase:intelligent pigs
Could anyone pls help out with this expression in the following context:
"Pipele inspection with intelligent pigs". This is related to the oil industry.
Explanation: PIG is an acronym for "pipeline inspection gauge" (Electronic devices inserted into the pipeline at regular time intervals to check the integrity of the line. Also called "smart pigs".) "PIG" and "pigging" (the technology) remain in English. This is the current use in the oil industry.