API 5l x80 pipe

API 5L X80 Pipe

Piping materials have evolved with time from single elemental metals to alloys. There are a lot of use cases for metallic and alloy pipes. Carbon steel has been around for a long time and there are specifications to indicate the characteristics of each type of pipe. The API 5L is a standard specification that has a lot of grades inside it. The API 5L X80 Pipe belongs to such a grade, in fact, the highest grade in the API 5L that has very high qualities. The material is made for onshore, offshore, and sour services. The api 5l x-80 pipe is the most expensive within the API 5L spectrum, yet, it is very cost-effective compared to other metallic alloy pipes.

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API 5L X80 Pipes Specification

API 5l X80 Pipe Specification

Size of X80 pipe API 5L X80 Psl2 Length API 5L Grade X80 Pipe product service level (PSL)
  • OD: 13.7 – 610 mm, upto 24″
  • Wall thickness: 3.02 – 31.75mm
  • Grade X80 PSL2 seamless pipe: 2″ NPS to 36″ OD
  • Grade X80 PSL1 ERW pipe : 2″ NPS to 24″ OD
  • API 5L Grade X80 DSAW pipe: 20″ to 48″ OD
  • API 5L Gr X80 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 X80 PSL1 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • API 5L X80 PSL2 (Seamless/ welded (ERW)
  • CSA Z245.1
API 5L X80 Seamless Pipe material data sheet X80 ERW Pipe Standard API 5L X80 PSL1 Welded Pipe
American dimensional standard
  • X80 / L555 (N, M, Q, R)
  • L555N or X80N
  • L555M or X80M
  • L555Q or X80Q
  • L555R or X80R
  • ISO 3183 L555/ API 5L X80
  • ASME B36.10M
API 5L Grade X80 High Yield Pipe manufacturing methods Grade X80 Spiral Welded Pipe approved ex-stock API 5L X80 PSL2 line pipe European standard
  • Electric Fusion Welding (EFW)
  • Cold Drawn Electric Resistance Welding (CEW)
  • Hand-Welding or Manual Arc Welding (MAW)
  • High Frequency Induction Welding (HFIW)
  • Butt Welded Pipes (BWP)
  • Hot Finished Seamless (HFS)
Above listed API 5l X80 Pipe suppliers supply ex-stock with following Approvals

  • PDO
  • NACE certified
  • Pemex
  • KOC
  • HIC tested
  • Petronas
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Qatar Gas
  • SSC
  • Petrobras
  • EN 10216-2 (X80 Grade PSL2 seamless pipe)
  • EN 10217-2 (X80 Grade PSL1 welded pipe)
API 5L Grade X80 PSL1 Sour Service Pipe standard wall thickness API 5L Grade X80 PSL2 Epoxy Coated Pipe surface coating or treatment X80 Grade PSL1 Line 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 X80 Grade B LSAW Pipe (Most selling)
  • SCH 80
  • SCH 120
  • SCH 160
  • 3PE (3LPE) API 5L X80 PSL1 pipe
  • Varnished
  • CRA Clad or Lined Grade L555 X80 pipe
  • Natural
  • FBE API 5L Grade X80 pipe
  • 3PP Grade API 5L X80 pipe
  • Black Painting
  • CWC (Concrete Weight Coated)

Above API 5l X80 Pipe suppliers in UAE can supply ISO 3183 L555 material with or without surface
treatments, get a quick quote & exact delivery time

  • MTC 3.1 EN 10204

Above API 5l X80 Pipe suppliers have supplied in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, Bahrain & UAE, contact them
directly for the client refrence

X80 Carbon Steel Pipe High Yield Pipe suitable welding process API 5L X80 Carbon Steel seamless pipe types API 5L X80 PSL1 welded pipe types
  • MAG-welding massive wire
  • MAG-welding cored wire
  • Submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • TIG-welding
  • Arc welding (E)
  • API 5L X80 PSL2 cold drawn seamless pipe (CDS) / Cold Finished
  • API 5L Grade X80 PSL1 hot finished seamless pipe (HFS)
  • Grade X80 PSL2 MAW pipe: Hand-Welding or Manual Arc Welding
  • X80 DSAW pipe: Double Submerged Arc Welding
  • Grade L555 X80 LSAW pipe: Longitudinal SAW pipe (upto 48″)
  • X80 Carbon Steel EFW pipe: Electric Fusion Welding
  • API 5L Grade X80 SSAW pipe: Spiral Submerged Arc Welded (upto 100″)
  • API 5L Gr X80 HSAW pipe: Helical SAW (upto 100″)
  • API 5L X80 PSL2 SAW pipe: Submerged Arc Welding (larger diameter pipe)
  • X80 Steel HFIW pipe: High Frequency Induction Welding
  • API X80 HFW pipe: Hot Finished Welding
  • API 5L X80 ERW pipe: Electric Resistance Welded (upto 24″)
  • API 5L X80 Grade B CEW pipe: Cold Drawn Electric Resistance Welding
  • API 5L X 80 BWP pipe: Butt Welded Pipes
  • API 5L X80 Gr B OAW pipe: Oxy Acetylene Welding
Grade X80 PSL2 Spiral Pipe delivery conditions Value added service API 5L X80 Seamless Pipe application & uses
  • Quenched and tempered
  • Normalized and tempered
  • Normalized
  • Normalizing formed
  • Thermomechanical rolled
  • Normalizing rolled
  • As-rolled
  • Third party inspection
  • Cut to size
  • Pipe sleeve/ repair sleeve
  • Welding/ Fabrication work
  • Coating
  • Oil & gas line pipe industries
  • Grade X80 PSL1  Line Pipe
  • Petroleum industry
  • Natural gas
  • API 5L Grade X80 PSL1 Sour service line pipe
  • H2S corrosive environment

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Color of X80 Line Pipe

Grade Identification colour code
L555 or X80 Yellow

Delivery Condition of API 5L X80 PSL1 and X80 PSL2 material

PSL Condition Pipe & Steel Grade (a/b)
  • Quenched
  • Tempered
L555Q or X80Q
  • Thermomechanical Rolled
  • Thermomechanical Formed
L555M or X80M

List of API 5L X80 PSL1 seamless pipe inspection document

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

Inspection document list for API 5L X80 PSL2

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

Manufacturing types of API 5L X80 PSL 2 Carbon Steel Pipes

Pipe Type / Pipe End PSL 1 PSL 2

Types of API 5L Grade X80 pipe

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


  • A25P
  • L175P

Chemical Composition for API 5l X80 PSL2 (Seamless and welded)

Grade Mass Fraction % Carbon Equivalent %
Carbonb Silicon Manganeseb Phosphorus Sulfur Vanadium Niobium Titanium Other CEllW CEPcm
Seamless pipe
L555Q or X80Q 0.18f 0.45f 1.90f 0.025 0.015 g g g i,j As agreed
Welded pipe
L555M or X80M 0.12f 0.45f 1.85f 0.025 0.015 g g g i,l 0.43f 0.25

Tensile strength of API 5L X80 PSL 2 Carbon Steel Pipes

Grade 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
  • L555Q or X80Q
  • L555M or X80M
0.93 f 625

API 5l X80 Pipe Properties

List of quality tests required for API 5L X80 spiral welded pipe

  • Pipe Body Tests
  • Guided-bend Test
  • Ex-stock of Grade X80 PSL2 Spiral Pipe with Bend Test
  • CVN Impact Test for API 5L X80 Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe
  • DWT test
  • Flattening Test
  • Hydrostatic Test as per ASME B31.3

Maximum Angle of X80 PSL 2 Carbon Steel Pipes

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 X80 PSL1 Sour Service Pipe

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

CVN Absorbed Energy of Grade X80 Spiral Welded Pipe

Outside Diameter
mm (in.)
Full Size CVN Absorbed Energy
J (ft·lbf)
> L555 or X80 to
≤ L625 or X90
≤ 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)
81 (60)

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API 5L Gr X80 to your nearby port

Middle East Country Name Nearby Port Name API 5L X80 Steel Import days from Europe
(Italy, Spain, Sweeden, Norway)
Tube API 5L X80 procurement from USA
(North America)
API 5L X80 Line Pipe from Indian manufacturers X80 Pipeline Steel from China
UAE (Dubai)
  • Jebel Ali Port Dubai
  • Al Hamriya Port Dubai
  • Mina Rashid Port Dubai
24-26 5-10 8-10 20-25
  • Port Akdeniz Antalya Turkey
  • Izmir Port Turkey
  • Haydarpasa Port Turkey
13-14 14-16 16-18 19-21
  • Al-Hudaydah Port Yemen
  • Puerto de Aden Port Yemen
25-26 24-26 14-16 22-24
  • Port Said Egypt
  • Dekheila Port Egypt
  • Safaga Port Egypt
  • Sokhna Port Egypt
  • Port of ADABIYA Egypt
  • Port of Abu Qir Egypt
  • Alexandria Port 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
  • Khalifa Bin Salman Port Bahrain
  • Mina Salman Port Bahrain
  • Al Muharraq Port Bahrain
  • Sitra Port Bahrain
  • Manama Harbour Port Bahrain
35-37 31-33 5-6 20-21
  • Al Sultan Qaboos Port Ship, Mutrah, Oman
  • Salalah Port Oman
  • Sultan Qaboos Port Oman
22-23 20-22 2-3 15-17
  • Hamad Port Qatar
  • Doha Port Qatar
26-28 25-30 4-5 18-20
Saudi Arabia (KSA)
  • Jubail Commercial Port Saudi Arabia
  • Jeddah Islamic Port Saudi Arabia
  • Gizan Port Saudi Arabia
16-17 30-40 5-6 15-18
  • Hadera port Israel
  • Port of Eilat Israel
  • Port of Haifa Israel
15-16 14-20 7-8 18-20
  • Shuaiba Port Kuwait
  • Shuwaikh Port Kuwait
  • Doha Port Kuwait
27-28 31-33 5-7 26-40

Purchase API 5l x80 cut-to-size steel pipe from the oldest stockist in Dubai in accordance with standards, and view the uses.

As the specification is for sour services or highly corrosive environments, the api 5l x80 steel pipe is used in the following industrial applications. The applications of the pipe are in oil refineries, petrochemicals, power generation, nuclear plants, thermal plants, steel manufacturing, boilers and boiler equipment, pressure vessels, and any other general engineering applications that require high-performance carbon steel pipes.

The main difference between the two grades of pipes in the API 5L specification is their yield strength. The grading is also mostly based on the yield strength numbers. The X80 has a minimum yield strength of 80 ksi whereas the X65 has a 65ksi minimum yield strength. The API 5L X80 PSL1 Pipe has the regular standards for the grade and if more specific qualities are to be added, such as high performance under sour services, then the ISO 3183 L555 Pipe can be produced under PSL2. The API 5L specification can produce pipes in two different product specification levels, PSL1 and PSL2.

Each pipe grade has a different standard. The api 5l grade x80 pipe can be produced as seamless or welded. The seamless process involves drawing or rolling the pipe from a single piece of metal. The pipes can also be made by welding plates of the same composition into tubular bodies. The api x80 pipe ranges from ½ inch to 48 inches with wall thicknesses ranging from schedule 10 through Schedule XXS. There are different pipe ends such as the plain, bevel, screwed, and threaded types. These pipes can also undergo value-added services such as annealing, galvanizing, heat treatments, bending, and any other surface treatment or machining and forming operations.

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API 5L X80 PSL2 Pipe is specifically made for sour services and can withstand conditions more than the PSL1 pipes. The composition of the pipes makes them expensive within the API 5L specification. They are more expensive than the other grades within the specification. But on a general view, the API 5L Gr X80 PSL2 Pipe is much less expensive than most other alloy pipes. This is because the pipes are made of carbon steel with a smaller addition of other elements such as manganese, vanadium, and titanium. The API 5L Grade X80 PSL2 Seamless Pipe can be considered a cost-effective solution, especially when you have long lines of pipes for extended distances in oil and gas or sour service applications.

Look up stocking distributors of Jindal, TISCO, Baosteel, JFE, and NSSMC-made API 5l x80 carbon steel seamless pipe, and learn how to fix a broken pipe.

Yes, the API 5L X80 Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe or welded pipe can be repaired if it is damaged in the system. Depending if the operation can be stopped for repair or the repair has to happen on a live system, the methods will vary and the difficulty will vary. The repair takes place mostly by cutting out the damaged piece and welding a new piece in place if the damage is large. But if the damage is minor, like a crack, then the repair can take place quickly by filling the place. The dents can also be repaired as the material has good ductility and impact strength to withstand the pressure and force applied by the repairing mechanisms.