Line Heaters

line heater

DESIGNED TO FIT ANYWHERE

Bilton line heaters’ versatile design can be customized for a wide variety of sweet or sour natural gas production and processing applications. You can trust our reliable line heaters to prevent hydrates from forming in pipelines when your process uses a pressure-drop – maximizing throughput and eliminating expensive down time.

We manufacture line heaters to suit any size or heat duties, with piping and instrumentation to your specifications. Our packages are manufactured in accordance with ASME standards.

Key Features:

  • Sweet or Sour service
  • Heating coil fabricated to CSA B51
  • Fire tube and stack sized as per API12K
  • CSA B149.3 compliant burner and burner management system available
  • Preheat coil
  • 1-1/2″ Insulation c/w stucco embossed aluminum cladding
  • 1-1/2” Stucco embossed aluminum clad rigid urethane instrumentation enclosure
  • Electric or catalytic enclosure heaters available
  • Skid mounted
  • Optional reheat coil
  • Optional choke
  • Optional electrical wiring
  • Fuel gas scrubber

Heating Capacity  Shell Size Firetube Size
  Imperial (in) Metric (mm) Imperial (in) Metric (mm)
500,000 BTU/HR 30"x120" 762 x 3048 8" x 270" 203 x 6858
750,000 BTU/HR 36"x120" 915 x 3048 12" x 270" 305 x 6858
1,000,000 BTU/HR 48"x144" 1219 x 3658 18" x 267" 457 x 6782
1,500,000 BTU/HR 54"x216" 1372 x 5486 18" x 411" 457 x 10,439
2,000,000 BTU/HR 54"x288" 1372 x 7315 18" x 555" 457 x 14,097
2,500,000 BTU/HR 60"x312" 1542 x 7925 20" x 603" 508 x 15,316
3,000,000 BTU/HR 72"x312" 1829 x 7925 24" x 602" 610 x 15,291
3,500,000 BTU/HR 72"x360" 1829 x 9144 24" x 698" 610 x 17,729
4,000,000 BTU/HR 72"x408" 1829 x 10,363 24" x 794" 610 x 20,168

 * Firetube size based on 10,000BTU/HRxFT²flux rate