Superior offers hydraulic pipelayers built from the ground up and converted pipelayers. Ranging in lifting capacity from 26 to 96 tons and featuring many technical advantages makes Superior's pipelayers the best in the industry in terms of safety, reliability and ease-of-use.

Superior Pipelayers

Converted Pipelayers


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Transmission Pilot Levers

Assist the operator in making precise pin-point maneuvers for coupling pipe.

Anti tipping


Monitors different lifting operations to avoid dangerous tilting.


Boom Kick-out

Prevents the boom from bending by excessive upward travel.

Anti two block

Anti-two Block

Prevents the top and bottom blocks from touching.

Free-fall System

Emergency feature: when the button is engaged, the load free-falls all the way to the ground.


Single Joystick Control

Controls both the line and the boom with a single joystick, greatly simplifying operation.



Roll Over Protection Structure
SUPERIOR Manufacturing designs and manufactures Roll Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for 561/571/572/583/594 model pipelayers. We have an 
understanding of our customer’s needs and applications, producing ROPS that are fully engineered and tested to meet various codes and standards. 
Our engineering department is fully integrated with our capabilities including:

  • CADD – Computer Aided Design and Drafting modeling software
  • FEA – Finite Element Analysis stress and deflection software
  • Specification and functional development

Features Include:

  • Easy access for operators
  • Operator protection in the event of a roll over
  • No modifications to frame of draw works
  • Installation mounts are welded on
  • ROPS can also be installed on dozers converted to pipelayers, including Midwestern.



Model Pipe Range Weight