pBUILD is the industry leading software package for conducting a line lowering analysis for lowering the pipelines safely into the ditch. pBUILD calculates pipe stresses during pipe lowering operation with optimal boom spacing to ensure safe construction.

State-of-art automated pipeline lowering analysis tool

Why Use pBUILD

  • Provides surety to ensure no detrimental effects during pipe installation
  • Supports the use of alternate rules of CSA Z662 to allow more liberal criteria for mechanized welds
  • Uses advanced simulation tool Abaqus for stress calculations
  • Clear instructions for construction crew for pipe lowering

Key Benefits  


Enhanced Safety


How it Works

1. Input initial boom spacing

2. Input lowering pipe profile

3. Review/optimize the lowering profile

4. Review stress results 

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