Superheat Heat Treatment

Pipeline Completed Ahead of Schedule with Superheat


A 12-mile pipeline in Northern Alberta required both post-weld and pre-heat treatments to be applied. Using Superheat’s industry-leading and innovative approach to heat treatment, the process was not only completed on-budget, but a month ahead of schedule.


The facility needed a heat treatment system that could operate multiple welds simultaneously without sacrificing quality.


Most heat treatment contractors’ mobile generators are built with maximizing power output in mind, and do not consider the importance of maximizing utilization. This contributes to idle contractors on-site, which can lead to project scheduling and budgetary overruns.

Smart Solution:

Using Superheat SmartGen™ mobile generator units, estimating and technical groups were able to calculate a better configuration for heat treating the pipe. The Superheat SmartWay™ solution matched scope with the appropriate complement of equipment and capacity – maximizing equipment utilization for the heat treatment process. Leveraging the Superheat SmartCenter™ allowed welds to be continuously monitored and controlled, producing a situation in which all on-site technicians were productive throughout the entirety of the project


Superheat SmartCenter™ was able to monitor the process in real-time, allowing faster decision making at the job site and less idle time. That, in turn, led to the project being completed a month early and 28% less expensive than the closest bid from other heat treatment contractors.

Superheat began in 2000 and was founded on the principle that innovation and technology advancements can produce a safer, more cost-effective, quality-driven way to provide high-quality on-site heat treatment services. We remain the world’s premier preheat and post weld heat treatment service provider and continue to build a long-term sustainable growth company providing services to the industrial energy and oil markets. For any media-related questions or inquiries, please email or call 1.888.508.3226.