API 5l x70 pipe

API 5L X70 Pipe

In the world of piping, carbon steels are important because they are cost-effective, tough, and corrosion-resistant. There are many specifications, and grades within the specifications to indicate the different qualities of the pipes. The API 5L X70 Pipe specification indicates that the pipe is durable and safe, with non-combustible characters. This grade has carbon, silicon, phosphorus, sulfur, vanadium niobium, titanium, and 1.75% manganese in the composition.

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API 5L Gr X70 Specification

API 5l X70 Pipe Specification

Size of API 5L X70 pipe API 5L Grade X70 Pipe Length X70 Steel Nace Pipe  product service level (PSL)
  • OD: 13.7 – 610 mm, upto 24″
  • Wall thickness: 3.02 – 31.75mm
  • X70 Steel DSAW pipe: 20″ to 48″ OD
  • API 5L X70 PSL2 ERW pipe : 2″ NPS to 24″ OD
  • X70 seamless pipe: 2″ NPS to 36″ OD
  • API 5L X70 PSL1 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 X70 PSL2 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • API 5L X70 PSL1 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • CSA Z245.1
API 5L X70 PSL2 material data sheet API 5L X70 PSL1 Welded PipeStandard API 5L Grade X70 High Yield Pipe
American dimensional standard
  • X70 / L485 (N, M, Q, R)
  • L485N or X70N
  • L485M or X70M
  • L485Q or X70Q
  • L485R or X70R
  • ISO 3183 L485/ API 5L X70
  • ASME B36.10M
API 5L Gr X70 HIC Pipeline manufacturing methods X70 Steel Nace Pipe approved ex-stock API X70 Carbon Steel Line Pipe line pipe European standard
  • Hot Finished Seamless (HFS)
  • Electric Fusion Welding (EFW)
  • Butt Welded Pipes (BWP)
  • High Frequency Induction Welding (HFIW)
  • Cold Drawn Electric Resistance Welding (CEW)
  • Hand-Welding or Manual Arc Welding (MAW)
Above listed API 5l X70 Pipe suppliers supply ex-stock with following Approvals

  • Pemex
  • NACE certified
  • SSC
  • KOC
  • Petronas
  • PDO
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Qatar Gas
  • HIC tested
  • Petrobras
  • EN 10216-2 (X70 Carbon Steel seamless pipe)
  • EN 10217-2 (API 5L X70 Grade B welded pipe)
API 5L X70 Grade B LSAW Pipe standard wall thickness X70 Carbon Steel Pipe surface coating or treatment API 5L Grade X70 PSL2 Epoxy Coated Pipe Mill Test certificate
  • 4 Inch
  • Standard (SCH STD)
  • Ex-Standard (XS)
  • Double Extra Strong (XSS)
  • Schedule 5
  • SCH 10
  • SCH 20
  • SCH 30
  • SCH 40 API 5L X 70 Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe (Most selling)
  • SCH 80
  • SCH 120
  • SCH 160
  • 3PE (3LPE) X70 Grade PSL2 pipe
  • Varnished
  • CRA Clad or Lined Grade L485 X70 pipe
  • Natural
  • FBE Grade X70 PSL2 pipe
  • 3PP Grade API 5L X70 pipe
  • Black Painting
  • CWC (Concrete Weight Coated)

Above API 5l X70 Pipe suppliers in UAE can supply L485 PSL2 Line Pipe with or without surface
treatments, get a quick quote & exact delivery time

  • MTC 3.1 EN 10204

The API 5l X70 Pipe suppliers shown have successfully supplied the product with ZERO rejection to UAE, Qatar,
Oman, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and
many other countries.

API 5L Grade X70 PSL1 Sour Service Pipe High Yield Pipe suitable welding process Grade L485 X70 Spiral Welded Pipe seamless pipe type X70 Grade PSL2 welded pipe type
  • MAG-welding cored wire
  • MAG-welding massive wire
  • Submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • TIG-welding
  • Arc welding (E)
  • API 5L Grade X70 PSL1 hot finished seamless pipe (HFS)
  • API 5L Grade X70 PSL2 cold drawn seamless pipe (CDS) / Cold Finished
  • HFIW pipe: High Frequency Induction Welding
  • X70 Grade PSL2 OAW pipe: Oxy Acetylene Welding
  • SAW pipe: Submerged Arc Welding (larger diameter pipe)
  • Grade X70 PSL2 LSAW pipe: Longitudinal SAW pipe (upto 48″)
  • L485 ERW pipe: Electric Resistance Welded (upto 24″)
  • API 5L X70 PSL2 SSAW pipe: Spiral Submerged Arc Welded (upto 100″)
  • X70 Grade PSL1 MAW pipe: Hand-Welding or Manual Arc Welding
  • HSAW pipe: Helical SAW (upto 100″)
  • API 5L X70 PSL1 HFW pipe: Hot Finished Welding
  • X70 Carbon Steel BWP pipe: Butt Welded Pipes
  • DSAW pipe: Double Submerged Arc Welding
  • API 5L Grade X70 EFW pipe: Electric Fusion Welding
  • CEW pipe: Cold Drawn Electric Resistance Welding
 X70 PSL2 Spiral Pipe delivery conditions Value added service API 5L X70 PSL1 Welded Pipe application & uses
  • Normalized
  • Normalizing rolled
  • Normalized and tempered
  • As-rolled
  • Normalizing formed
  • Thermomechanical rolled
  • Quenched and tempered
  • Welding/ Fabrication work
  • Third party inspection
  • Cut to size
  • Coating
  • Pipe sleeve/ repair sleeve
  • Grade X70 Line Pipe
  • Oil & gas line pipe industries
  • H2S corrosive environment
  • Natural gas
  • Petroleum industry
  • L485 Sour service line pipe

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Color of API 5L X70 Pipe

Grade Identification colour code
L485 or X70 Purple-violet

Delivery Condition of API 5L X70 PSL1 and X70 PSL2 material

PSL Condition Pipe & Steel Grade (a/b)
  • Normalizing Formed
  • Normalizing Rolled
  • Normalized and Tempered
  • Quenched & Tempered
  • Thermomechanical Rolled
  • Thermomechanical Rormed
  • Normalized
L485 or X70
  • Quenched
  • Tempered
L485Q or X70Q
  • Thermomechanical Rolled
  • Thermomechanical Rormed
L485M or X70M

List of API 5L X70 PSL1 seamless pipe inspection document

  • Supplementary Testing
  • Tensile Test
  • Nondestructive Weld Inspection
  • Certificate 3.1.A
  • Nondestructive Inspection
  • Certificate 3.1.B
  • Hydrostatic Test
  • Welded Jointer / TFL Pipe Certification
  • Certificate 3.1.C
  • Certificate 3.2

Inspection document list for API 5L X70 PSL2

  • Certificate 3.1.B
  • Nondestructive Weld Inspection
  • Supplementary Testing
  • Certificate 3.2
  • Certificate 3.1.A
  • Nondestructive Inspection
  • Welded Jointer / TFL Pipe Certification
  • Certificate 3.1.C
  • Tensile Test
  • CVN impact test
  • DWT Test
  • Hydrostatic Test

Manufacturing type of Iso 3183 L485 Pipe

Pipe Type / Pipe End PSL 1 PSL 2

Type of API 5L Grade X70 pipe

Pipe Type / Pipe End PSL 1 PSL 2
Plain end for
special coupling
Plain end for
special coupling
Plain end X X
Belled ende X
  • A25P
  • L175P

Chemical Composition for API 5l X70 PSL1 (Seamless and welded)

Grade Mass Fraction %
Carbon Manganese Phosphorus Sulfur Vanadium Niobium Titanium
maximumb maximumb minimum maximum maximum maximum maximum maximum
X70 PSL1 Seamless line pipe
L485 or X70 0.28e 1.40e 0.030 0.030 f f f
X70 PSL1 Welded pipes
L85 or X70 0.26e 1.65e 0.030 0.030 f f f

Chemical Composition for API 5l X70 PSL2 (Seamless and welded)

Grade Mass Fraction % Carbon Equivalent %
Carbonb Silicon Manganeseb Phosphorus Sulfur Vanadium Niobium Titanium Other CEllW CEPcm
X70 PSL2 Seamless pipe
L485Q or X70Q 0.18f 0.45f 1.80f 0.025 0.015 g g g h,l 0.43 0.25
X70 PSL2 Welded pipe
L485M or X70M 0.12f 0.45f 1.70f 0.025 0.015 g g g h,l 0.43 0.25

Tensile strength of X70 PSL 1

Grade X70 PSL1 Seamless/Welded Pipe Body Weld Seam of LW, SAW, COW, EW, EW Pipe
Yield StrengthaRt0.5
Elongation (on 50 mm or 2 in.)At% TensilebRm
minimum minimum minimum minimum
L485 or X70 485 (70,300) 570 (82,700) c 570 (82,700)

Tensile strength of X70 PSL 2

Grade API X70 PSL2 Seamless/ Welded Pipe Body Weld Seam of LW, SAW, COW, EW, EW Pipe
Yield StrengthaRt0.5
Ratioa,cRt0.5/Rm Elongation (on 50 mm or 2 in.)At% TensilebRm
minimum maximum minimum maximum maximum minimum minimum
  • L485Q or X70Q
  • L485M or X70M
0.93 f 570

API 5l X70 Pipe Properties

List of quality tests required for API 5L X70 Pipe For Sale

  • DWT test
  • Flattening Test
  • Guided-bend Test
  • CVN Impact Test for API 5L X 70 Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe
  • Hydrostatic Test as per ASME B31.3
  • Ex-stock of Grade X70 PSL2 Spiral Pipe with Bend Test
  • Pipe Body Tests

Maximum Angle of API 5L X70 carbon steel pipe

Specified Wall Thickness
mm (in.)
Maximum Angle of Taper
< 10.5 (0.413) 7.0
10.5 (0.413) to < 14.0 (0.551) 9.5
14.0 (0.551) to < 17.0 (0.669) 11.0
≥ 17.0 (0.669) 14.0

Marking examples of API 5L grade X70 PSL2

  • Identification Number
  • Name/Manufacturer
  • Annex G
  • API Spec 5L
  • Pipe Type
  • Tested
  • Outside Diameter
  • Customer Inspection Representative
  • Grade
  • Wall Thickness

CVN Absorbed Energy of X70 Pipe

Outside Diameter
mm (in.)
Full Size CVN Absorbed Energy
J (ft·lbf)
> L485 or X70 to
≤ L555 or X80
≤ 508 (20.000) 40 (30)
> 508 (20.000) to
762 (30.000)
40 (30)
> 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)
54 (40)
> 1422 (56.000) to
2134 (84.000)
68 (50)

Looking to buy API 5L X70 Psl2 in Middle east? Check estimated delivery of L485 material to your nearby port

Middle East Country Name Nearby Port Name Grade L485 X70 Spiral Welded Pipe Import days from Europe
(Italy, Spain, Sweeden, Norway)
X70 Pipe procurement from USA
(North America)
Estimated delivery of API 5L X70 Seamless Pipe from Indian manufacturers Estimated delivery of API 5L Gr X70 HIC Pipeline from China
UAE (Dubai)
  • Mina Rashid Port Dubai
  • Jebel Ali Port Dubai
  • Al Hamriya Port Dubai
24-26 5-10 8-10 20-25
  • Haydarpasa Port Turkey
  • Port Akdeniz Antalya Turkey
  • Izmir Port Turkey
13-14 14-16 16-18 19-21
  • Puerto de Aden Port Yemen
  • Al-Hudaydah Port Yemen
25-26 24-26 14-16 22-24
  • Sokhna Port Egypt
  • Dekheila Port Egypt
  • Safaga Port Egypt
  • Port of ADABIYA Egypt
  • Port of Abu Qir Egypt
  • Alexandria Port Egypt
  • Port Said Egypt
18-20 15-20 12-15 15-18
  • Port of Aqaba Jordan
24-26 13-16 8-10 25-30
  • Port of Famagusta Cyprus
  • Limassol Port Cyprus
12-14 25-30 8-12 15-20
  • Sitra Port Bahrain
  • Khalifa Bin Salman Port Bahrain
  • Al Muharraq Port Bahrain
  • Manama Harbour Port Bahrain
  • Mina Salman Port Bahrain
35-37 31-33 5-6 20-21
  • Salalah Port Oman
  • Sultan Qaboos Port Oman
  • Al Sultan Qaboos Port Ship, Mutrah, Oman
22-23 20-22 2-3 15-17
  • Doha Port Qatar
  • Hamad Port Qatar
26-28 25-30 4-5 18-20
Saudi Arabia (KSA)
  • Jeddah Islamic Port Saudi Arabia
  • Gizan Port Saudi Arabia
  • Jubail Commercial Port Saudi Arabia
16-17 30-40 5-6 15-18
  • Port of Haifa Israel
  • Hadera port Israel
  • Port of Eilat Israel
15-16 14-20 7-8 18-20
  • Doha Port Kuwait
  • Shuwaikh Port Kuwait
  • Shuaiba Port Kuwait
27-28 31-33 5-7 26-40

Buy API 5l x70 carbon steel pipe in a variety of sizes from the oldest GCC importer with 100% sample retention, and learn about the x70 line pipe CVN impact test.

Carbon Steel API 5L GR X70 pipe and other grades of pipes have to undergo several tests to confirm that they conform to international standards. The Charpy test is an important one. The Charpy V-notch test, also known as the CVN test is a destructive test. The api 5l x70 carbon steel Pipe is fitted in position before being struck by a pendulum of a fixed weight to fracture it. During the fracture, how much energy the material absorbs, is the basis of this test.

Yes, the pipes can be welded given the right filler metals and temperatures used. These pipes are produced by either welded or seamless methods. The api 5l x70 psl2 pipe is made by cold drawing or hot rolling from a metal billet or bar to produce seamless pipes. The api 5l x70m psl2 and also be made by electric resistance welding and submerged arc welding methods for pipes over 12 inches in diameter. Both pipes can be welded with the appropriate preheating. Depending on the welding rod, the application, and the type of pipe you are using, you have to raise the temperature of the pipe to a certain level, and then weld. After welding, a post-weld heat treatment is applied to make sure that the welded pipe is stabilized to have even properties throughout the pipe length.

L485 pipe is the X75 of API 5L. Since the minimum yield strength of the pipes in MPa is 485. The pipes have high yield strength, meaning they can withstand a lot of external and internal pressure without deforming or bending.. The api 5l x70 psl1 pipe has high impact strength and toughness with abrasion resistance. This allows for the pipe to perform well under external conditions without corroding or wearing off quickly. The chemical composition of the api x70 makes them withstand high pressure and high temperatures. This is one of the high grades in the API 5L specification.

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The ns and ms are both specifications to denote that the particular grade is appropriate for sour services and is of the psl2 category. The x70 line pipe is either normalized, tempered, quenched or thermomechanical rolled or formed for delivery. Each of these heat treatment methods is dented with a letter, respectively, N, T, Q, and M. when these are also of PSL2 specified for sour services, the api 5l x70 ERW pipe is marked with an s at the end such as MS, or NS.

Are you unhappy with the price of your current API 5l grade x70 pipe supplier? Check out the solution and information on the causes of pipeline leaks.

The hydrogen-induced cracking or HIC as it is mostly known is one of the main causes of the leakage in pipes, especially in the sour services and in the offshore and onshore lines. The applications of the api 5l x70 seamless pipe can develop or include H2S gas in the line, which then induces the crack formation by hydrogen. There are techniques to avoid or reduce the HIC in pipes such as coating them on the inside and the outside to avoid contact.