API SPEC 5LD
CRA Clad or Lined Steel Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 March 2015|
This specification covers seamless and welded clad steel line pipe and lined steel line pipe with enhanced corrosion-resistant properties suitable for use in pipeline transportation systems in the petroleum and natural gas industries. The clad and lined steel line pipe specified herein is composed of a carbon steel backing or base material outside (in some cases inside and/or outside) and a corrosion-resistant alloy (CRA) layer or lining inside of the pipe. The base material conforms to API 5L (45th Ed.), product specification level (PSL) 2 and applicable annex(es), except as modified herein.
Grades of base material covered by this specification include X42, X46, X52, X56, X60, X65, X70, X80, and grades intermediate to these. Grades of the CRA layer are LC 1812, 2205, 2506, 2242, 2262, unified numbering system (UNS) S31703, UNS N08904, UNS N10276, Alloy 31™1 (UNS N08031), Alloy 59 (UNS N06059), Alloy 254 SMO™ 11 (UNS S31254), Alloy 400 (UNS N04400), AL6NX (UNS N08367), and EN 1.4529 (UNS N08926). Other grades are subject to agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer.
The delivered product usually has square ends, but other special ends may be furnished by agreement between the purchaser and manufacturer. Included are nominal pipe sizes (NPS) 25 mm (1 in.) through 2134 mm (84 in.). Sizes greater than 2134 mm (84 in.) are outside of the range of API 5L (45th Ed.) but may be supplied up to 2500 mm (100 in.) by agreement, including requirements for materials.
Application of the API Monogram
If product is manufactured at a facility licensed by API and it is intended to be supplied bearing the API Monogram, the requirements of Annex A apply.