API 5L Pipe For Pipeline

API 5L Pipe For Pipeline
 
API 5L Pipeline includes seamless pipe and welded steel pipe, the pipe end has a flat end, a threaded end and a socket end; its connection method is welding, coupling connection, socket connection
 

Standard:API SPEC 5L
API SPEC 5L specifies requirements for the manufacture of two product specification levels (PSL 1 and PSL 2) of seamless and welded steel pipe for use in pipeline transportation systems in the petroleum and natural gas industries.
 
 
Grade of API SPEC 5L
A or L210, B or L245, X42 or L290, X46 or L320, X52 or L360, X56 or L390, X60 or L415, BR or L245R, X42R or L290R, BN or L245N, X42N or L290N, X46N or L320N, X52N or L360N, X56N or L390N, X60N or L415N.
 

Application:
API 5L Pipes are used for gas, water and oil transportation in the oil and gas industry
 
 
 
API 5L Pipe For Pipeline Quick Details
Standard: API SPEC 5L
Outside Diameter: 25mm-2508mm
Wall thickness: 3.4mm-40mm
Length: 6000Mm, 12000m or specified length as required.
Surface finish: black, varnish painted, anti-rust oil, galvanized, coated externally (3PL) and / or lined internally
Ends types: plain, beveled, threaded ends
 
Additional Info
Payment Terms: T / T, LC
Port of Shipment: Tianjin, China
Package: According To Per Customers' Require
Marking: Standard + Steel Grade + Size + Heat No + Lot No
Delivery time: Tubes will be completed within 30 days, and urgent delivery time can be discussed.
 
 

API 5L Pipe For Pipeline chemical composition



Standard
Product Specification LevelSteel gradeChemical composition, %
CMnPSSiVNbTiCEpcm
API 5L
GB/T9711.2
PSL 1A or L210≤0.22≤0.90≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
B or L245≤0.28≤1.20≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
x42 or L290≤0.28≤1.30≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
X46 or L320≤0.28≤1.40≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
X52 or L360≤0.28≤1.40≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
X56 or L390≤0.28≤1.40≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
X60 or L415≤0.28≤1.40≤0.030≤0.030----≤0.25
PSL 2BR or L245R≤0.24≤1.20≤0.025≤0.015≤0.40cc≤0.04≤0.25
X42R or L290R≤0.24≤1.20≤0.025≤0.015≤0.40≤0.06≤0.05≤0.04≤0.25
BN or L245N≤0.24≤1.20≤0.025≤0.015≤0.40cc≤0.04≤0.25
X42N or L290N≤0.24≤1.20≤0.025≤0.015≤0.40≤0.06≤0.05≤0.04≤0.25
X46N or L320N≤0.24≤1.40≤0.025≤0.015≤0.40≤0.07≤0.05≤0.04≤0.25
X52N or L360N≤0.24≤1.40≤0.025≤0.015≤0.45≤0.10≤0.05≤0.04≤0.25
X56N or L390N≤0.24≤1.40≤0.025≤0.015≤0.45≤0.10≤0.05≤0.04≤0.25
X60N or L415N≤0.24≤1.40≤0.025≤0.015≤0.45≤0.10≤0.05≤0.04/
Note: c: The sum of the columbium [niobium], and vanadium contents shall not exceed 0.06% except that, by agreement between the purchaser and
the manufacturer, an alternative maximum may be established.
 

 
 
API 5L Pipe For Pipeline Mechanical Properties
 

StandardProduct Specification LevelSteel gradeYield Strength (min), MpaTensile Strength(min), Mpa
API 5L
GB/T9711.2
PSL 1A or L210210335
B or L245245415
x42 or L290290415
X46 or L320320435
X52 or L360360460
X56 or L390390490
X60 or L415415520
PSL 2BR or L245R245~450415~760
X42R or L290R290~495415~760
BN or L245N245~450415~760
X42N or L290N290~495415~760
X46N or L320N320~525435~760
X52N or L360N360~530460~760
X56N or L390N390~545490~760
X60N or L415N415~565520~760
 

 
 
 
 

 
The differences between PSL 1 and PSL 2:



PSL1PSL2
CVN impact (Charpy) testingNone requiredRequired for all grades
Nondestructive inspection of seamlessOnly when purchaser specifies   SR4SR4 mandatory
CertificationCertificates when specified per SR15Certificates (SR 15.1) mandatory
TraceabilityTraceable only until all tests are passed, unless SR15 is specifiedTraceable after completion of tests (SR 15.2) mandatory
Hydrostatic TestRequiredRequired

 
 
 
 

Coatings and Thread Protectors for API 5L Pipe 
Coatings and Linings
If agreed, pipe will be delivered with a temporary external coating to provide protection from rusting in storage and transit.
If agreed, pipe will be delivered with a lining.
 

Thread Protectors
For threaded pipe with D < 60.3 mm (2.375 in.), the thread protectors shall be suitable fabric wrappings or shall be suitable metal, fiber, or plastic protectors.
For threaded pipe with D ≥ 60.3 mm (2.375 in.), the thread protectors shall be of such design,material, and mechanical strength as to protect the thread and pipe end
 
 
 
 
Testings 
for API 5L Pipe 
Tensile Test
Hydrostatic Test
Full Section Bend Test
Flattening Test
Guided-bend Test
Hardness Test
Pipe Weld and HAZ Tests
Macrographic and Metallographic Tests
DWT Test for API 5L PSL 1 X42(L290) Welded Pipe
CVN Impact Test for API 5L  PSL 2 X42(L290)  Pipe


CVN Absorbed Energy Requirements for Pipe Body of PSL 2 Pipe


Specified Outside Diameter  mm (in.)Full-size CVN Absorbed Energy min K V J (ft·lbf)
Grade
L290 or X42
≤ 508 (20.000)27 (20)
>508 (20.000) to 762 (30.000)27 (20)
>762 (30.000) to 914 (36.000)40 (30)
>914 (36.000) to 1219 (48.000)40 (30)
>1219 (48.000) to 1422 (56.000)40 (30)
>1422 (56.000) to 2134 (84.000)40 (30)

 
 
 

Dimensions  Tolerances
(1) The pipe shall be delivered in random lengths or approximate length,.
(2)The specified outside diameter and specified wall thickness shall be within the applicable limits given in the Table.

The Table Permissible Specified Outside Diameter and Specified Wall Thickness

Specified Outside Diameter  mm (in.)Specified Wall Thickness  mm (in.)
Special Light Sizes  aRegular Sizes
≥10.3 (0.405) to <13.7 (0.540)≥1.7 (0.068) to ≤ 2.4 (0.094)
≥13.7 (0.540) to < 17.1 (0.675)≥2.2 (0.088) to ≤ 3.0 (0.118)
≥17.1 (0.675) to <21.3 (0.840)≥2.3 (0.091) to ≤ 3.2 (0.125)
≥21.3 (0.840) to < 26.7 (1.050)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 7.5 (0.294)
≥26.7 (1.050) to <33.4 (1.315)≥ 2.1 (0.083) to ≤7.8 (0.308)
≥33.4 (1.315) to <48.3 (1.900)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 10.0 (0.394)
≥48.3 (1.900) to<60.3 (2.375)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 12.5 (0.492)
≥ 60.3 (2.375) to<73.0 (2.875)≥ 2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 3.6 (0.141)≥3.6 (0.141) to ≤ 14.2 (0.559)
≥73.0 (2.875) to<88.9 (3.500)≥ 2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 3.6 (0.141)≥3.6 (0.141) to ≤ 20.0 (0.787)
≥ 88.9 (3.500) to<101.6 (4.000)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 4.0 (0.156)≥ 4.0 (0.156) to ≤ 22.0 (0.866)
≥101.6 (4.000) to ? 168.3 (6.625)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 4.0 (0.156)≥ 4.0 (0.156) to≤ 25.0 (0.984)
’? 168.3 (6.625) to<219.1 (8.625)≥2.1 (0.083) to ≤ 4.0 (0.156)≥4.0 (0.156) to ≤40.0 (1.575)
≥219.1 (8.625) to<273.1 (10.750)≥ 3.2 (0.125) to ≤ 4.0 (0.156)≥4.0 (0.156) to≤ 40.0 (1.575)
≥273.1 (10.750) to<323.9 (12.750)≥3.6 (0.141) to ≤5.2 (0.203)≥5.2 (0.203) to ≤45.0 (1.771)
≥323.9 (12.750) to<355.6 (14.000)≥ 4.0 (0.156) to ≤ 5.6 (0.219)≥5.6 (0.219) to≤ 45.0 (1.771)
≥355.6 (14.000) to<457 (18.000)≥ 4.5 (0.177) to ≤ 7.1 (0.281)≥7.1 (0.281) to≤ 45.0 (1.771)
≥457 (18.000) to<559 (22.000)≥ 4.8 (0.188) to ≤7.1 (0.281)≥7.1 (0.281) to≤ 45.0 (1.771)
≥559 (22.000) to<711 (28.000)≥ 5.6 (0.219) to ≤ 7.1 (0.281)≥7.1 (0.281) to≤45.0 (1.771)
≥711 (28.000) to<864 (34.000)≥ 5.6 (0.219) to ≤ 7.1 (0.281)≥7.1 (0.281) to≤ 52.0 (2.050)
≥864 (34.000) to<965 (38.000)≥5.6 (0.219) to≤ 52.0 (2.050)
≥965 (38.000) to<1422 (56.000)≥6.4 (0.250) to ≤ 52.0 (2.050)
≥1422 (56.000) to<1829 (72.000)≥9.5 (0.375) to ≤ 52.0 (2.050)
≥1829 (72.000) to<2134 (84.000)≥10.3 (0.406) to ≤ 52.0 (2.050)
NOTE Standardized values for specified outside diameter and specified wall thickness of pipe are given in ISO 4200 [7] and ASME B36.10M[8]
a: Pipe having the combination of specified outside diameter and specified wall thickness is defined as special light size pipe;
other combinations given in this table are defined as regular size pipe.

 


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