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Pipeline Inline Inspection

Pipeline inline inspection, also known as in-line inspection or smart pigging, is a process of inspecting the interior of pipelines to assess the pipeline's condition and integrity, by using a device that is capable of crawling through the pipeline, collecting and transmitting data on the pipeline's internal condition to a central processing unit for analysis. The inspection typically covers aspects such as the presence of corrosion, cracks, metal loss, dents, and other anomalies. The data obtained from inline inspection is then used to make informed decisions on the maintenance, repair, and replacement of the pipeline, thus ensuring safe and reliable pipeline operations.

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