COURSE NAME:API 5L - Specifications for Pipeline


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  • The objective of this Specification for Line Pipe training program is to provide documented evidence of advanced knowledge and expertise in the area of Pipe Materials, Pipe manufacturing, Inspection and testing. Any repair related issues due to Metallurgy based on the information contained in API 5L.


  • The objective of this Specification for Line Pipe Training Program is to provide in-site and technical Knowledge based competence within API certified manufacturer. Knowledge and expertise in the area of Welding and Welding Metallurgy based on the information contained in API RP 577/ ASME Sec IX will be discussed. An API 5 L Specification for Line Pipe is defined as “Documentation that indicates that minimum requirements have been met for additional qualification in the designated area of expertise”.


  • This course will make an Inspector to understand the API 5L Specification for Line Pipe by thoroughly reviewing the API 5L. 



Day 1


Session 1


  • Scope of API 5L
  • Introduction Of various welding procedures.
  • Discussions on Advantages, disadvantages and Limitations of Various Welding Procedures



Session 2


  • Review of Steel Making Practices
  • Various grades of Steel used in Line Pipe
  • Review Of Welding Metallurgy Of Steel
  • Review of Welding Related issues : Carbon Steel


Session 3


  • Product Specification Level (PSL)
  • Grades and Dimensions


Day 2


Session 1


  • Points To Recall Day 1
  • Process of Manufacture
  • Traceability
  • Cold Expansion
  • Weld End Preparation


Session 2


  • Chemical properties of Steel
  • Mechanical Properties of Steel
  • NDE Method for pipe inspection


Session 3


  • Expected Discontinuities in various welding Procedures.
  • Suitability of specific NDE method for specific application
  • Introduction to ASME Sec V
  • Discussions on RT/ MT/ PT/ UT



Day 3


Session 1


  • Points To Recall Day 2
  • Visual Inspection requirements
  • Dimensional check, Diameter, Wall thickness, Length


Session 2


  • Straightness, Pipe ends, Workmanship and defects  
  • Requirement of Couplings, Material Dimensions and testing


Session 3


  • Preparation for Inspection and testing
  • Test equipment
  • Hydrostatic Test


Day 4


Session 1


  • Points To Recall Day 3
  • Testing of Chemical Composition


Session 2


  • Testing of Mechanical Properties
  • Dimensional Testing


Session 3


  • Surface Inspection
  • Visual Inspection
  • Nondestructive Inspection
  • Disposition of Pipe Containing Defects


Day 5


Session 1


  • Points To Recall Day 4
  • General Requirements of Marking



Session 2


  • Location of Markings
  • Sequence of Markings
  • Bundle IdentiÞcation



Session 3


  • Coating and Protection
  • Certification





  • Participants will be presented with a detailed course book and will become thoroughly acquainted with the elements, aspects and requirements of API 5L while taking decisions on Manufacturing and  repairs of Line Pipes.


  • This course will help to improve technical capability of persons involved in pipe manufacturing, inspector. It will also help in reducing the potential of rejection resulting from not meeting the requirement of standard.


  • This course is tailored for Engineers, Supervisors, Managers and Inspection personnel who are directly involve in Pipe manufacturing.
    • 5 Day(s)

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    Mohammed F. Alotaibi

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    Al-Suwadi Services

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    Coldstorec Group Of Saudi Arabia

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    Al Khodari Company

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    Al Khodari Company

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    Al Khodari Company

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