MFE Pipescan




Gathering Pipelines

Types of Gathering Pipelines – These lines travel short distances gathering products from wells and then move to oil batteries or natural gas processing facilities.

Types of products transported in Gathering Pipelines – Natural gas, crude oil and combinations of these products sometimes mixed with water; and natural gas liquids (NGLs) such as ethane, butane and propane.

Feeder Pipelines

Types of Feeder Pipelines – Feeder lines move products from batteries, processing facilities and storage tanks in the field to the long-distance haulers of the pipeline industry, the transmission pipelines.

Types of products transported in Feeder Pipelines – Crude oil, natural gas and NGLs.

Transmission Pipelines

Types of Transmission Pipelines – Transmission lines are the energy-highways, transporting oil and natural gas within a province and across provincial or international boundaries.

Types of products transported in Transmission Pipelines – Natural gas transmission lines typically carry only natural gas and NGLs.

Crude oil transmission lines carry different types of liquids including crude oil and refined petroleum products in batches.

Petroleum product lines also move liquids such as refined petroleum products and NGLs.

Distribution Pipelines

Types of Distribution Pipelines – Local distribution companies (LDCs) operate natural gas distribution lines.

Types of products transported in Distribution Pipelines – Natural gas is moved along distribution pipelines to homes, businesses and some industries.


  • Adjustable Threshold
  • MFE Electronics Module Compatible
  • Getac Military-Grade Tablet Compatible
  • 25+ Signal Cable
  • Cover inspection areas from 8.25” to 16.5” in a single pass
  • Scan pipe diameters from 5” and up
  • Displays digital volume loss signals in real-time
  • Scan speeds up to 3 feet per second
  • Perform through coating inspections
  • Manual Only


 Weight  60lbs – 120lbs (20lbs per bridge – 3 Link minimum)
 Power Requirements  12V Battery
 Scanning Area  8.25″ to 16.5″
 Real Time Display  Yes
 Freeze Screen Alarm  Yes
 TestThrough Coatings  Yes, if non-magnetic
 Thickness Range  .50″ / 12mm
 Speed  3ft /second
 Pipe size  5″ and up. No Max