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Product Analysis - API 5CT Casing & Tubing

Product Analysis - API 5CT Casing & Tubing

Product Analysis - API 5CT Casing & Tubing

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As per API 5CT, clause 10.3.2, two tubular products from each heat used shall be analysed for product analysis. However, we observed that some of the reputed pipe manufacturers are producing a single pipe under one heat. Therefore, manufacturer confirmed that only one product analysis is possible for that particular heat as there is only one pipe produced under that heat.

Please advise whether single product analysis is acceptable or that single pipe is to be rejected as it is not complying to the requirements of clause 10.3.2 of API 5CT.

RE: Product Analysis - API 5CT Casing & Tubing

Well it doesn't comply with the particular section 10.3.2.

Now whether that is acceptable or not is up to you or the purchaser / end client.

I would raise a deviation to the mill / producer and let them try and demonstrate why only one pipe is acceptable. Then engage suitable experienced materials personnel to review and make a recommendation whether to accept it or not.

Also look at the quote supplied to see if they already only allowed for one pipe.



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