API 5L is a specification that governs the usage of pipes for the transportation of corrosive and non-corrosive fluids and gases at high pressures. The API 5L X42 Pipe is specifically designed with a chemical composition containing carbon, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, molybdenum, chromium, silicon, and sulfur. These pipes are known for their machinability and bendability.

The API 5L X42 Seamless Pipe exhibits excellent mechanical properties, including a minimum tensile strength of 60,200 psi and a minimum yield strength of 42,100 psi. These pipes are reliable and durable, making them suitable for various applications. On the other hand, the API 5L X42 PSL1 Welded Pipe is produced by welding pieces of steel together with the assistance of a filler. These welded pipes are easy to maintain and can have a long service life.

The X42 ERW Pipe is highly resistant to corrosion and has excellent stress resistance. The wall thickness of these ERW pipes ranges from 2.11mm to 24.61mm, providing options for different requirements. The API 5L Gr X42 HIC Pipeline offers good resistance against pitting induced by hydrogen in various applications and systems.

With a nominal pipe size ranging from 1/2 OD to 48 OD, the API 5L Grade X42 Pipe finds wide usage in boiler equipment, oil refineries, pressure vessels, power generation, sugar industry, petrochemical industries, and more.

As a leading supplier in Mumbai, we provide high-quality API 5L X42 Pipes at competitive rates. Our commitment is to deliver reliable products that meet industry standards and satisfy our customers’ needs.

The API X42 Carbon Steel Line Pipe can be manufactured using both cold and hot-rolling procedures. When cold-rolled, these pipes exhibit an excellent finish and superior strength. The API 5L X42 Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe is produced from a single piece of steel, resulting in a strong and relatively expensive pipe in the X42 grade. These seamless pipes are available in sizes ranging from 2 to 28 meters.

The SCH 40 X42 Carbon Steel Pipe is suitable for use in high and low-pressure systems. It features a smooth interior, allowing for easy cleaning and maintenance. The API 5L X42 Grade B LSAW Pipe has a single weld seam on the outer surface and is commonly used for the transportation of hydrocarbons over long distances. These pipes are designed to be protected against environmental contamination.

The API 5L X42 Gr B DSAW Pipe has one seam in the interior and one on the exterior. These cost-effective and high-efficiency pipes find applications in various industries. The API 5L X42 PSL2 material is designed with higher tensile and yield strengths compared to the PSL1 material. It also exhibits excellent fracture toughness. The API 5L Grade X42 High Yield Pipe possesses extreme strength, enabling it to withstand high pressures and elevated temperatures. These pipes are characterized by their excellent corrosion resistance, abrasion resistance, and impact resistance properties.

The Grade X42 PSL2 Spiral Pipe is produced from a series of coiled steel. These durable pipes are available in sizes ranging from 6mm to 25.4mm. All products, including the X42 Steel Nace Pipe, can be easily customized in different shapes and sizes to meet specific requirements.

We offer a comprehensive range of API 5L X42 pipes and can provide customization options to suit your specific needs.

The API 5L Grade X42 PSL2 Epoxy Coated Pipe is coated with a mixture of resin and a polyamine hardener. This coating provides protection against corrosion and helps increase flow by approximately 20%. It is an effective solution for applications where corrosion resistance is crucial.

The API 5L Grade X42 PSL1 Sour Service Pipe is specifically designed to handle hazardous fluids, particularly in environments with high levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S). These pipes are used in various H2S environments and ensure a tight seal as fluids and gases pass through them.

The API 5L X42 Grade PSL2 Pipeline offers high mechanical properties, making it suitable for high-pressure containment applications. It exhibits excellent corrosion resistance and can withstand extreme temperatures.

On the other hand, the Grade X42 PSL1 Pipe Line has lower mechanical properties but is a cost-effective option. It finds wide usage in domestic water supply systems and oil and gas transport systems. These pipes can be used interchangeably in various applications.

The API 5L X42 Grade PSL1 Line Pipe is available with outer diameters ranging from 73mm to 630mm and wall thicknesses ranging from 6mm to 35mm. This range allows for flexibility in choosing the appropriate pipe dimensions for specific projects.

If you have any inquiries or require more information about our X42 Pipe products, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you and provide further details based on your specific requirements.

API 5L X42 Pipe Specification

Sizes Nominal Pipe Size 1/2″ to 48 ” O.D. Wall Thickness – Schedule 10 through 160, STD, XS, XXS.
Product Specification Level (PSL) API 5L X42 PSL 2 API 5L X42 PSL 1
Thickness SCH 40, SCH 80, SCH 160, SCH XS, SCH XXS, All Schedules
API 5L X42 Pipes Type Seamless / ERW / Welded / Fabricated / CDW
Pipe End Plain, Bevel, Screwed, Threaded
API 5L X42 Line Pipe Length Single Random, Double Random & Required Length, Custom Size – 12 Meter lengths
Testing and Inspection Reports EN 10204 3.1, PMI Test Reports, Visual Inspection Reports, Third Party Inspection Reports, Destructive Test Report, Non Destructive Test Reports, Mill TC EN 10204 3.1, NABL Approved Lab, Chemical and Mechanical Reports, India Boiler Regulations (IBR) Test Certificate
Applications Oil Refineries, Petrochemicals, Power Generation (Nuclear/Thermal), Steel, Sugar, Boiler Equipments, Pressure Vessels and General Engineering Purposes
Packing API 5L X42 GR. B Pipe Packed in Wooden Boxes, Plastic Bags, Steel Strips Bundled, or as per Customers Requests
Finishes Bare, Oiled, Mill Varnish, Galv, FBE, FBE Dual, 3LPE, 3LPP, Coal Tar, Concrete Coating and Tape Wrap.End Finishes:Beveled, Square Cut, Threaded & Coupled.
Application & uses Suitable for Conveying gas, water, oil, and other liquefied media.
Other manufacturers of API 5L X42 Seamless steel pipe MSL, JSL, ISMT, USL, BAO, Lontrin, SMTM, TNRS, V&M and Wuxi
BS EN 10208-2:2009 API 5L X42 pipelines for combustible fluids. Suitable to use in maximum operating pressure over 16 bar.
Value added service
  • Draw & Expansion as per required Size & Length
  • Fusion Bond Epoxy
  • ARO
  • 3LPE
  • Tar Epoxy
  • Heat Treatment
  • Bending
  • Galvanizing
  • Annealed
  • Sand Blasting
  • Machining etc.

API 5L X42 Pipe Chemical Composition

Grade Chemical Composition
C Si Mn P S V Nb Ti
API 5L X42 0.16 0.45 1.65 0.020 0.010 0.07 0.05 0.04

API 5L X42 Mechanical Properties

API 5L Grade Yield Strength min. (ksi) Tensile Strength min. (ksi) Yield to Tensile Ratio (max.) Elongation min. %1
X42 42 60 0.93 23

API 5L X42 Pipe Equivalent Material

ASTM API 5L Specification for line pipe
Material Grade PSL1 L290 or x42
Material Grade PSL2 L290Q or X42Q L290R or X42R L290N or X42N L290Q or X42Q L290M or X42M

Types Of API 5L X42 Pipe

  •  Powder Coated
  •  Epoxy Coated
  •  3LPE Coated
  •  3LPP Coating
  •  Cement Lined Steel 
  •  Internal Coating
  •  PTFE Lined
  •  Bare Steel
  •  Black
  •  PE Coated
  •  Galvanized

API 5L X42 Pipe Wall Thickness

NPS (in) Outside Diameter (in) SCH 10 SCH 20 SCH 30 SCH STD SCH 40 SCH 60 SCH XS SCH 80 SCH 100 SCH 120 SCH 140 SCH 160 SCH XXS
1/8 0.405 0.068 0.068 0.095 0.095
1/4 0.540 0.088 0.088 0.119 0.119
3/8 0.675 0.091 0.091 0.126 0.126
1/2 0.840 0.109 0.109 0.147 0.147 0.187 0.294
3/4 1.050 0.113 0.113 0.154 0.154 0.219 0.308
1 1.315 0.133 0.133 0.179 0.179 0.250 0.358
1 1/4 1.660 0.140 0.140 0.191 0.191 0.250 0.382
1 1/2 1.900 0.145 0.145 0.200 0.200 0.281 0.400
2 2.375 0.154 0.154 0.218 0.218 0.344 0.436
2 1/2 2.875 0.203 0.203 0.276 0.276 0.375 0.552
3 3.500 0.216 0.216 0.300 0.300 0.438 0.600
3 1/2 4.000 0.226 0.226 0.318 0.318
4 4.500 0.237 0.237 0.337 0.337 0.438 0.531 0.674
5 5.563 0.258 0.258 0.375 0.375 0.500 0.625 0.750
6 6.625 0.280 0.280 0.432 0.432 0.562 0.719 0.864
8 8.625 0.250 0.277 0.322 0.322 0.406 0.500 0.500 0.594 0.719 0.812 0.906 0.875
10 10.750 0.250 0.307 0.365 0.365 0.500 0.500 0.594 0.719 0.844 1.000 1.125 1.000
12 12.750 0.250 0.330 0.375 0.406 0.562 0.500 0.688 0.844 1.000 1.125 1.312 1.000
14 14.000 0.250 0.312 0.375 0.375 0.438 0.594 0.500 0.750 0.938 1.094 1.250 1.406
16 16.000 0.250 0.312 0.375 0.375 0.500 0.656 0.500 0.844 1.031 1.219 1.438 1.594
18 18.000 0.250 0.312 0.438 0.375 0.562 0.750 0.500 0.938 1.156 1.375 1.562 1.781
20 20.000 0.250 0.375 0.500 0.375 0.594 0.812 0.500 1.031 1.281 1.500 1.750 1.969
22 22.000 0.250 0.375 0.500 0.375 0.875 0.500 1.125 1.375 1.625 1.875 2.125
24 24.000 0.250 0.375 0.562 0.375 0.688 0.969 0.500 1.219 1.531 1.812 2.062 2.344
30 30.000 0.312 0.500 0.625 0.375 0.500
32 32.000 0.312 0.500 0.625 0.375 0.688
34 34.000 0.312 0.500 0.625 0.375 0.688
36 36.000 0.312 0.500 0.625 0.375 0.750
42 42.000 0.500 0.625 0.375 0.750

API 5L X42 Pipe Applications

API 5L X42 pipes find a wide range of applications in various industries. Some of the key applications of API 5L X42 pipes include:

Oil and Gas Industry:API 5L X42 pipes are extensively used in the oil and gas industry for the transportation of petroleum products, natural gas, and other fluids. These pipes are designed to withstand high pressures and provide reliable and efficient flow of hydrocarbons.

Petrochemical Industry:API 5L X42 pipes are suitable for petrochemical plants, where they are used for the transportation of chemicals, gases, and liquids. Their corrosion resistance and high-pressure capabilities make them ideal for handling corrosive substances found in petrochemical processes.

Pipeline Transportation Systems:API 5L X42 pipes are widely used in pipeline transportation systems for long-distance transmission of oil, gas, and water. They are favored for their high strength, durability, and ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions.

Construction and Infrastructure:API 5L X42 pipes are employed in construction projects, including buildings, bridges, and infrastructure development. They are used for plumbing, water supply, and structural applications due to their strength, reliability, and ease of installation.

Power Generation:API 5L X42 pipes are utilized in power generation plants for various applications such as steam lines, condensate systems, and heat exchangers. These pipes play a crucial role in the efficient and reliable operation of power generation facilities.

Manufacturing and Fabrication:API 5L X42 pipes are used in manufacturing and fabrication processes that require high-quality pipes with specific dimensions and mechanical properties. They are utilized in the fabrication of equipment, machinery, and structural components.

Water and Wastewater Treatment:API 5L X42 pipes are suitable for water and wastewater treatment facilities. They are used for the transportation of treated water, sludge, and other fluids in both municipal and industrial water treatment systems.

are just a few examples of the wide range of applications where API 5L X42 pipes are commonly used. Their high-strength, corrosion resistance, and versatility make them a preferred choice in industries requiring reliable and durable piping solutions.

Cities We Have Supplied Our API 5L X42 Pipe

Busan, Visakhapatnam, Noida, Jamshedpur, Santiago, Navi Mumbai, Baroda, Nagpur, Dallas, Lagos, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Madrid, Ankara, Gimhae-Si, Dubai, Colombo, Aberdeen, Vung Tau, Muscat, Chandigarh, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Edmonton, Moscow, Karachi, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Pune, Seoul, Ahmedabad, Indore, Granada, Ahvaz, Haryana, Surat, Rajkot, Port-Of-Spain, Mumbai, Vadodara, London, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Faridabad, Montreal, Jeddah, Jaipur, Milan, New Delhi, Al Khobar, Istanbul, Ernakulam, Brisbane, Dammam, Thiruvananthapuram, Manama, Rio De Janeiro, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Atyrau, Bhopal, Gurgaon, Sharjah, Courbevoie, Lahore, Los Angeles, Kanpur, Mexico City, Riyadh, Chiyoda, Cairo, Geoje-Si, Tehran, Sydney, Doha, Houston, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Bengaluru, New York, Caracas, Abu Dhabi, Petaling Jaya, Singapore, Al Jubail, Toronto, Nashik, La Victoria, Ludhiana, Kuwait City, Ulsan, Algiers, Ranchi, Calgary, Bangkok, Bogota, Thane, Melbourne, Howrah, Perth.

Countries We Have Exported Our API 5L X42 Pipe

Puerto Rico, Belarus, Bulgaria, Chile, Nepal, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Libya, Angola, Gambia, Greece, Nigeria, Argentina, Oman, Russia, Thailand, Kenya, United States, Qatar, Tibet, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Malaysia, Mexico, China, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, New Zealand, Canada, Lithuania, Bangladesh, Czech Republic, Portugal, Mexico, Iran, Poland, Spain, Namibia, Vietnam, Algeria, Ecuador, Germany, Serbia, Yemen, Ghana, Macau, Estonia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Peru, Philippines, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Netherlands, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Slovakia, Hong Kong, Finland, Nigeria, Romania, Hungary, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Austria, India, Bahrain, Norway, Brazil, Iraq, Gabon, Taiwan, France, South Africa, Colombia, Denmark, Belgium, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Poland, Israel, Trinidad & Tobago,Tunisia, Kuwait, Japan, Chile, Sweden, Afghanistan, South Korea, Iran, Switzerland, Indonesia, Venezuela, Croatia, Zimbabwe, Australia.