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Dimensions and weights of steel tubes according BSi - BS

1387:1985 (EN 10255) Specification for screwed and socketed


steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable
for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads
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BS 1387:1985 has been withdrawn and replaced with the European standard EN 10255:2004
(implemented by UK national standard body as BS EN 10255:2004 "Non-alloy steel tubes suitable
for welding or threading"). The table below gives the corresponding types in BS 1387 and EN
10255.

EN 10255 L
EN 10255 L1
EN 10255 L2 BS 1387 Light
EN 10255 Medium BS 1387 Medium
EN 10255 Heavy BS 1387 Heavy

Dimensions and weight of steel tubes according the British Standard - BS 1387:1985 "Specification
for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubular and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding
or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads" can be found in the table below:

Outside diameter Thickness Mass


Nominal bore Medium/
Light Light Medium Heavy Light Medium Heavy
Heavy
in mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/m kg/m kg/m
1/4 8 13.60 13.90 1.80 2.30 2.90 0.515 0.641 0.765
3/8 10 17.10 17.40 1.80 2.30 2.90 0.670 0.839 1.020
1/2 15 21.40 21.70 2.00 2.60 3.20 0.947 1.210 1.440
3/4 20 26.90 27.20 2.30 2.60 3.20 1.380 1.560 1.870
1 25 33.80 34.20 2.60 3.20 4.00 1.980 2.410 2.940
1 1/4 32 42.50 42.90 2.60 3.20 4.00 2.540 3.100 3.800
1 1/2 40 48.40 48.80 2.90 3.20 4.00 3.230 3.570 4.380
2 50 60.20 60.80 2.90 3.60 4.50 4.080 5.030 6.190
2 1/2 65 76.00 76.60 3.20 3.60 4.50 5.710 6.430 7.930
3 80 88.70 89.50 3.20 4.00 5.00 6.720 8.370 10.300
4 100 113.90 114.90 3.60 4.50 5.40 9.750 12.200 14.500
5 125 140.60 5.00 5.40 16.600 17.900
6 150 166.10 5.00 5.40 19.700 21.300

The standard is applicable to tubes of nominal size DN8 to DN150 in light, medium and heavy
thickness.

 The BS 1387:1985 specification for screwed and socket steel tubes and for plain end steel
tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads.