EN 12068:1998

Cathodic protection - External organic coatings for the corrosion protection of burried or immersed steel pipelines used in conjunction with cathodic protection - Tapes and shrinkable materials EN 12068:1998

Publication date:   Aug 30, 2001

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Apr 5, 2023


CEN/TC 219 Cathodic protection

European Norm

23.040.99   Other pipeline components | 25.220.60   Organic coatings



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This standard specifies the functional requirements and test methods for external organic coatings based on tapes or shrinkable materials to be used for corrosion protection of buried and immersed steel pipelines in conjunction with cathodic protection. It classifies coatings by increasing mechanical resistance and operating temperatures. Coatings for special installation conditions are also considered. A comprehensive classification of coatings in relation to functional requirements is defined.

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EN 12068:1998
90.93 Standard confirmed
Apr 5, 2023