5B Updates

API 5B SIXTEENTH EDITION DEC. 2017 PUBLISHED!

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The new American Petroleum Institute’s (API) 5B Specification for Threading, Gauging, and Inspection of Casing, Tubing, and Line Pipe threads has been published.

API (American Petroleum Institute) maintains 685 standards and recommended practices. Many have been incorporated into state and federal regulations; as well as adopted by the International Organization for Standardization. To manufacture API tubular goods under their license and use their monogram, you must follow their provided specifications.

Some new required element inspections:

Some of the new tolerances:

Other:

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