API 5L grade b pipe

API 5L Grade B Pipe

The oil and gas industries onshore and offshore need specific pipes with specific properties to meet the requirements of the applications. There are standards and specifications that govern the composition, testing, and property requirements of these pipes. The API 5L Grade B Pipe is one of the grades used commonly for oil and gas pipelines. This grade of materials is also known as L245, denoted by their minimum yield strength, 245MPa.

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API 5L Gr B specification

API 5L Grade B Pipe Specification

Size of API 5L Grade B PSL2 pipe API 5L Grade B Pipe Length Product service level (PSL)
  • OD: 13.7 – 610 mm, upto 24″
  • Wall thickness: 3.02 – 31.75mm
  • API 5L Grb seamless pipe: 2″ NPS to 36″ OD
  • CS API 5L Gr B ERW pipe : 2″ NPS to 24″ OD
  • L245 Grade B DSAW pipe: 20″ to 48″ OD
  • ISO 3183 SSAW/ HSAW pipe: 100″ OD
  • 6 meters
  • 12 meters
  • Single random lengths (4 – 8 meters)
  • Double random lengths (8 – 13 meters)
  • Custom length or cut to length to save wastage
  • API 5L Grade B PSL1 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • API 5L Grade B PSL2 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • CSA Z245.1
Material data sheet CS API 5L Gr B Line Pipe standard American dimensional standard
  • Grade A L210/ Grade B L245 (N, M, Q, R)
  • ISO 3183 L245/ Gr. B
  • ASME B36.10M
Manufacturing methods Carbon Steel API 5L Gr B Sour Service pipe approved ex-stock API5LB line pipe European standard
  • Hot rolled
  • Cold finished or cold drawn
  • JCOE (for ISO 3183 LSAW pipe)
Above listed API 5L Grade B pipe suppliers supply ex-stock with following Approvals

  • Saudi Aramco
  • NACE certified
  • HIC tested
  • SSC
  • Petronas
  • Petrobras
  • Pemex
  • ADNOC
  • KOC
  • PDO
  • Qatar Gas
  • PDVSA
  • EN 10216-2 (API 5L Gr B PSL1 seamless pipe)
  • EN 10217-2 (Carbon Steel API 5L Gr B welded pipe)
API 5L Grade B Pipe standard wall thickness CS API 5L Gr B Line Pipe application & uses API 5L Grade B Welded Pipe Mill Test certificate
  • 4 Inch
  • Standard (SCH STD)
  • Ex-Standard (XS)
  • Double Extra Strong (XSS)
  • Schedule 5
  • SCH 10
  • SCH 20
  • SCH 30
  • API 5L Grade B Schedule 40 (Most selling)
  • SCH 80
  • SCH 120
  • SCH 160
  • Oil & gas line pipe industries
  • Petroleum industry
  • Natural gas
  • API 5L Gr B PSL1 Sour service line pipe
  • CS API 5L Gr B Line Pipe
  • H2S corrosive environment
  • MTC 3.1 EN 10204

Above API 5L Grade B pipe suppliers have supplied in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain & Turkey,
contact them directly for the client refrence

API5LB suitable welding process ISO 3183 seamless pipe types Value added service
  • MAG-welding cored wire
  • Submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • MAG-welding massive wire
  • Arc welding (E)
  • TIG-welding
  • Carbon Steel API 5L Gr B hot finished seamless pipe (HFS)
  • API 5L Gr B Carbon Steel cold drawn seamless pipe (CDS) / Cold Finished
  • Cut to size
  • Coating
  • Third party inspection
  • Welding/ Fabrication work
  • Pipe sleeve/ repair sleeve

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Inspection document list for API 5L Grade B PSL1

PSL Condition
PSL 1
  • nondestructive inspection
  • Certificate 3.1.B
  • Certificate 3.1.C
  • pipe certification
  • hydrostatic test
  • Certificate 3.1.A

Inspection document list for API 5L Grade B PSL2

PSL Condition
PSL 2
  • hydrostatic test
  • Inspection Certificate 3.2
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.A
  • nondestructive inspection
  • DWT test
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.B
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.C

Types of API 5L Gr B material

API 5L Grade B seamless pipe

API 5L Grade B seamless pipe

API 5L Grade B ERW pipe

API 5L Grade B ERW pipe

L245 Grade B DSAW pipe

L245 Grade B DSAW pipe

API 5L Gr B carbon steel SAW pipe

API 5L Gr B carbon steel SAW pipe

API 5L Gr B SSAW pipe

API 5L Gr B SSAW pipe

API5LB LSAW pipe

API5LB LSAW pipe

API 5L Gr B PSL2 HSAW pipe

API 5L Gr B PSL2 HSAW pipe

API 5L Gr B PSL1 ERW pipe

API 5L Gr B PSL1 ERW pipe

3LPE Coated API 5L pipe

3LPE Coated API 5L pipe

HIC Tested API 5L Grb pipe

HIC Tested API 5L Grb pipe

Epoxy coated ISO 3183 pipe

Epoxy coated ISO 3183 pipe

Schedule 40 API 5L Grb welded pipe

Schedule 40 API 5L Grb welded pipe

Large diameter API 5L grb pipe

Large diameter API 5L grb pipe

L245 Grade B Sour Service Pipe

L245 Grade B Sour Service Pipe

API 5L Grade B Spiral Welded Pipe

API 5L Grade B Spiral Welded Pipe

API 5L gr b equivalent material

  • Equivalent Grades: A106 /A53 Grade B

API 5L Grade B Pipe

PSL Condition
PSL 2
  • hydrostatic test
  • Inspection Certificate 3.2
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.A
  • nondestructive inspection
  • DWT test
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.B
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1.C

Manufacturing method of API 5L Gr B Sour Service Pipe

  • API 5L Grade B PSL2 SAWL
  • API5LB SAWH material
  • API 5L Gr.B ERW pipe: Electric Resistance Welded (upto 24″)
  • CS API 5L Gr B DSAW pipe: Double Submerged Arc Welding
  • SAW pipe: Submerged Arc Welding (larger diameter pipe)
  • ISO 3183 LSAW pipe: Longitudinal SAW pipe (upto 48″)
  • SSAW pipe: Spiral Submerged Arc Welded (upto 100″)
  • L245 Grade B HSAW pipe: Helical SAW (upto 100″)
  • API5LB HFIW pipe: High Frequency Induction Welding
  • CS API 5L Gr B HFW pipe: Hot Finished Welding
  • BWP pipe: Butt Welded Pipes
  • ISO 3183 EFW pipe: Electric Fusion Welding
  • API 5L Gr B PSL2 CEW pipe: Cold Drawn Electric Resistance Welding
  • OAW pipe: Oxy Acetylene Welding
  • API 5L Grb MAW pipe: Hand-Welding or Manual Arc Welding

European standard of API 5L Grade B high yield pipe

  • EN 10208-1 (PSL1)
  • EN 10208-2 (PSL2)
  • L210
  • L245
  • L450
  • L360
  • L290
  • L415
  • L485
  • Gr. A, B
  • Product Specification Level: PSL 1 & PSL2

API 5l gr B mechanical properties

Grade Seam of Welded Pipe Tensile Properties – Body of Welded and Seamless Pipes PSL 1
Tensile Strength b Tensile Strength a Yield Strength a Elongation
Rm PSI Min Rm PSI Min Rt0,5 PSI Min (in 2in Af % min)
A 48,600 48,600 30,500 c
B 60,200 60,200 35,500 c
X42 60,200 60,200 42,100 c
X46 63,100 63,100 46,400 c
X52 66,700 66,700 52,200 c
X56 71,100 71,100 56,600 c
X60 75,400 75,400 60,200 c
X65 77,500 77,500 65,300 c
X70 82,700 82,700 70,300 c

Chemical Composition of API 5L Grade B PSL2 & PSL1

PSL C (Maximum) P (Maximum) Mn (Maximum) S (Maximum)
API 5L Gr B PSL2 0.22 0.025 1.20 0.015
API 5L Gr B PSL1 0.26 0.030 1.20 0.030

API 5L Grade B Yield and Tensile Strength

Grade Strength PSL 1 PSL 2
API5L Grade A Min Yield Strength Psi 30,000
Max Yield Strength Na
Min Tensile Strength Psi 48,000
API5L Grade B Min Yield Strength Psi 35,000 Psi 35,000
Max Yield Strength Na Psi 65,000
Min Tensile Strength Psi 60,000 Psi 60,000
Max Tensile Strength Na Psi 110,000

API 5L Grade B Pipe Properties

Forming of API 5L Gr B Carbon Steel Line Pipe

Type Pipe Forming
API 5L Grade B seamless pipe As-rolled
Normalizing forming
Hot forming
Hot forming and cold finishing
API 5L grb HFW
Cold forming
API5LB SAW or COW pipe Cold forming
Normalizing forming

Quality tests ask from the API 5L Grade B ERW Pipe suppliers

  • Impact Test for API 5L Grade B Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe
  • Ex-stock of API 5L B PSL2 material with Bend Test
  • Pipe Body Tests
  • Guided-bend Test
  • Hydrostatic Test as per ASME B31.3
  • Flattening Test
  • DWT test

Above listed ISO 3183 API5LB pipes suppliers offer all required certification with each delivery in Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Syria, Oman, and Azerbaijan. Contact via live chat/ call/ email for ex-stock

Marking examples of API 5L Grade B PSL2 High Yield Pipe

  • Name of suppliers/ Manufacturers
  • Outside Diameter
  • Pipe Type
  • Annex G
  • API Spec 5L
  • Wall Thickness
  • Steel grade name
  • Colour for grade identification
  • Customer’s inspection representative (Y)
  • Test – HIC
  • Identification Number

Surface coating or treatment for API 5L Grade B material

  • 3PE (3LPE) L245 Grade B pipe
  • 3PP ISO 3183 pipe
  • Natural
  • FBE CS API 5L Gr B pipe
  • CWC (Concrete Weight Coated)
  • CRA Clad or Lined API 5L Grb pipe
  • Varnished
  • Black Painting
  • Bitumen
  • Polyurethane coating

Internal coating:

  • Liquid epoxy
  • Bitumen coating

Above API 5L Grade B pipe suppliers in UAE can supply material with or without surface
treatments, get a quick quote & exact delivery time

Delivery conditions of API 5LB seamless steel pipe

Condition Marking symbol
Normalizing / Normalized API 5L Grb pipe (rolled/ formed) N
Tempering condition T
As rolled material R
Quenching Q
Stress-relief annealing SR
Thermomechanical formed/ rolled M
Annealing process A
API 5LB Sour Service pipes ( PSL2 for QS, NS, MS, like API 5L Gr.B NS) S
Accelerated cooling ACC
controlled rolling process CR
Thermo-mechanical control process TMCP
Normalized Rolling process NR

Looking to buy API 5L Grade B Pipe manufacturer in Middle east? Check estimated delivery of CS API 5L Gr B Line Pipe to your nearby port

Middle East Country Name Nearby Port Name Estimated delivery of API 5L Grade B Seamless Pipe from Indian manufacturers API5LB pipe Import days from Europe(Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway) API5LB SCH40 material procurement from USA(North America) Estimated delivery of ISO 3183 API5LB material from China
Turkey
  • Haydarpasa Port Turkey
  • Izmir Port Turkey
  • Port Akdeniz Antalya
    Turkey
16-18 13-14 14-16 19-21
Oman
  • Sultan Qaboos Port Oman
  • Al Sultan Qaboos Port Ship, Mutrah, Oman
  • Salalah Port Oman
2-3 22-23 20-22 15-17
Saudi Arabia (KSA)
  • Jeddah Islamic Port
    Saudi Arabia
  • Gizan Port Saudi Arabia
  • Jubail Commercial Port Saudi Arabia
5-6 16-17 30-40 15-18
Egypt
  • Port Said Egypt
  • Sokhna Port Egypt
  • Port of ADABIYA Egypt
  • Alexandria Port Egypt
  • Dekheila Port Egypt
  • Safaga Port Egypt
  • Port of Abu Qir Egypt
12-15 18-20 15-20 15-18
Yemen
  • Al-Hudaydah Port Yemen
  • Puerto de Aden Port Yemen
14-16 25-26 24-26 22-24
UAE
  • Al Hamriya Port Dubai
  • Mina Rashid Port Dubai
  • Jebel Ali Port Dubai
  • Fujairah Port Dubai
  • Hamriyah Port Dubai
  • Zayed Port
    Dubai
  • Khalifa Port Dubai
8-10 24-26 5-10 20-25
Bahrain
  • Mina Salman Port Bahrain
  • Khalifa Bin Salman Port Bahrain
  • Manama Harbour Port Bahrain
  • Sitra Port Bahrain
  • Al Muharraq Port Bahrain
5-6 35-37 31-33 20-21
Jordan
  • Port of Aqaba Jordan
8-10 24-26 13-16 25-30
Cyprus
  • Limassol Port Cyprus
  • Port of Famagusta Cyprus
8-12 12-14 25-30 15-20
Israel
  • Port of Haifa Israel
  • Port of Eilat Israel
  • Hadera port Israel
7-8 15-16 14-20 18-20
Qatar
  • Hamad Port Qatar
  • Doha Port Qatar
4-5 26-28 25-30 18-20
Kuwait
  • Doha Port Kuwait
  • Shuaiba Port Kuwait
  • Shuwaikh Port Kuwait
5-7 27-28 31-33 26-40

Buy API 5l gr b sour service pipe from a trustworthy stockist with test certificates. Review the differences between API 5l gr b psl1 and psl2

The product specification levels have different grades inside them. The API 5l gr b psl1 pipe is the standard for pipes. Yet, a few requirements mandate pipes to have extra qualities. These are achieved by having a few modifications to the composition and the API 5l gr b psl2 pipe is made.

The API 5L equivalent materials are found in other specifications as well. The API standards are for seamless and welded pipes specifically for oil and gas transmissions. The API 5L Gr.B Pipe has carbon, chromium, molybdenum, sulfur, phosphorus and titanium, vanadium, and niobium in smaller quantities. The A106B grade pipes are specifically seamless pipes; there are no welded pipes in this specification. The composition of the pipe has nickel to add toughness. The titanium content present in the L245 Pipe is absent in the A106B pipes.

The pipes have a minimum yield strength of 245MPa and a minimum tensile strength of 415MPa. The api 5l gr b pipe has good corrosion resistance against sour environments. It is capable of withstanding high temperatures and pressures. The api 5l-b pipe material gets these qualities due to the 1.2% manganese and other elements in the composition.

To acquire a reasonable price, compare the CIF prices for API 5l b pipe from two or more reliable traders in Dubai. Ask about the delivery conditions as well.

There is a slight difference in the delivery conditions of API 5l gr.b seamless pipe PSL 1 and PSL 2. However, most delivery conditions are similar. They are delivered as rolled, normalized, normalized rolled, or mechanical formed. Some of the API 5l grade b sour service pipe types have to be delivered as thermomechanical rolled, normalized, and tempered. The pipes of psl2 have surface treatments. API 5L B seamless carbon steel line pipe can be delivered in customized conditions as well.

Numerous of the mentioned suppliers sell and stock API 5l b seamless carbon steel line pipe from known manufacturers like ThyssenKrupp, Tenaris, NSSMC, and many more. Look at API 5l grade a vs. b

API 5L Grade B seamless Pipe is slightly stronger than the grade a pipes. Grade A has 210 MPa minimum yield strength and 335MPa minimum tensile strength. Grade B has 245MPa minimum yield strength and 415MPa minimum tensile strength. The material composition differs slightly in that grade A has less carbon and manganese than grade B. So grade B pipes can be used in applications where pipes stronger than grade A are used.