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What is a pig launcher?

A pig launcher is a device which uses a pressurized container to shoot a cleaning device ("pig") through the pipeline to perform a variety of functions including cleaning, monitoring, and maintaining of the pipe.

Pig Launcher and Receiver with a Flag Indicator
Pig Launcher and Receiver

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