Induction Pipe Heating Equipment and Processes
Induction Pipe Heating
Renowned across the gas and pipe processing industries, Radyne Pipe and Tube Coating Systems are globally acknowledged for their ability to provide the highest levels of quality and performance in induction pipe heating, pipe coating, heat treatment and preparation applications.
Radyne provides proven mobile pipe heating technology suitable for field deployments. Whether on a lay vessel, or over the ditch, Radyne induction pipe heating systems are ideally suited for preheating for welding, coating, and stress relief.
In concert with the pipe processing industry’s continual drive to reduce operational timescales, breakdowns, interruptions, failures and costs, across the field joint coating arena in particular, Radyne has developed specialized fixed and portable solutions for use on land, at sea, and in some of the world’s most inhospitable locations.
Radyne can design, manufacture and supply complete fixed and portable coating systems for both on and offshore installations around the world. Often tailored to meet particular requirements, Radyne solutions can be self-contained to include generator sets where applicable.
Radyne can supply complete installations for specific processes incorporating induction power supplies, heating coils, controls, automatic powder applicators, and cooling systems. Where necessary, these systems can be fully installed into containers for both onshore and offshore operations, with only mains services being required. With quality and reliability a key feature of every application, Radyne also supplies Low Magnetic Signature (LMS) coils for use in sensitive environments.
Onshore Induction Pipe Heating
Onshore based applications include tube bright annealing, line pipe preheating prior to coating, and pipe-end heating. Induction heating provides a fast, efficient means of drying off surface moisture from pipes, with equipment usually installed prior to the shot blasting process.
Offshore Induction Pipe Heating
Radyne offshore systems revolve around field joint processing, with a series of induction systems utilized for heating and coating of field joints on pipe laying vessels.
Pre and Post Weld Heat Treatment
Fundamental to the process of butt welding, to ensure the integrity of the welded joint, the Radyne induction heat process provides the perfect method of heating pipes to the correct temperature within closed limits. Suitable for end heat, interpass heating and “stress relieve” post heating of welding joints, Radyne can supply fixed or opened coils. For many metal forming processes, induction heating delivers the precise controlled heat that allows for efficient and accurate heat treating and forming of rod, tube, bar and other metal parts.