Oil and Gas

Line Pipe - API 5L - API 5L

Tuper partners with companies in the oil and gas sectors, offering carbon steel conduction pipes (line pipes) with a diameter from 5 9/16” to 12 3/4”, used to transport oil, minerals, gases and fuels.

Standards attended

  • API 5L:
    Grades: B, X42, X46, X52, X56, X60, X65, X70, X80
    PSL-1 and PSL2
  • CRCC Petrobras:
    Grades: B; X42; X46; X52 and X56
    PSL-1 and PSL-2
  • NACE 0175 where it is applicable
Line Pipe – API 5L

Dimensions available

Dimensions Diameter Thickness Length
Rounds From 141,30mm (5 9/16”) up to 323,90mm (12 3/4”) From 3,56mm (0,140”) up to 14,27mm (0,562”) From 6,00 up to 14,6m

Differences between PSL-1 and PSL-2

Applicable Inspections and Tests – API 5L
Inspections/ Tests l245 or B up to L55 or X80
PSL-1 PSL-2 Petrobras
Running Chemical Analysis X X X
Chemical Product Analysis X X X
Tensile Test X X X
Impact Test (Charpy) – Body - X X
Impact Test (Charpy) – Weld - (a) X
Impact Test (Charpy) – ZTA + 2.0mm - (a) X
Impact Test (Charpy) – ZTA + 5.0mm - - X
Ultrasound on weld X X X
Dimensional Inspection X X X
Hardness Test - (a) X
Metallographic tests on weld line X X X
Visual inspection X X X
Hydrostatic Test X X X
Flattening Test X X X
Full body ultrasound inspection - (a) X

(a) Requirement applicable when requested by the customer.

PSL-2: has additional mechanical test requirements (impact test on the base metal and weld, hardness test on welded region) and non-destructive tests (body ultrasound, if requested by the customer).