Yalian Steel Wins API Certification For X70 Grade Pipe

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British Columbia-based Yalian Steel Corp.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Yangzhou Yalian Steel Pipe Co. Ltd., received approval for certification and license registration of 5L X-70 Grade pipe and is presently applying for additional certification of up to X -100 for its high grade steel large diameter pipe mill from the American Petroleum Institute (API). The API 5L X-70 certification acknowledges that Yalian’s steel pipes have met exacting criteria and enables the company to use API Spec 5L on its steel pipe products and participate in the bidding process for numerous large scale international and domestic pipeline projects in China.
  The company manufacturers Longitudinally Submerged Arc Welded (LSAW) steel pipe. The company also recently completed construction of its initial manufacturing facility in city of Yangzhou, in the Jiangsu province of China. The first production line has a capacity of up to 200,000 metric tons per year. The Yangzhou Yalian plant utilizes an advanced method of LSAW pipe production that involves the bending and shaping of X-70 and higher grade steel.