EN 13617-2:2004

Petrol filling stations - Part 2: Safety requirements for construction and performance of safe breaks for use on metering pumps and dispensers

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2006

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Mar 14, 2012


CEN/TC 393 Equipment for storage tanks and for filling stations

European Norm

75.200   Petroleum products and natural gas handling equipment



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This document specifies safety requirements for the construction and performance of safe breaks to be fitted to metering pumps and dispensers installed at filling stations and used to dispense liquid fuels into the tanks of motor vehicles, boats and light aircraft and into portable containers at flow rates up to 200 l×min-1.
It pays particular attention to electrical, mechanical and hydraulic characteristics of, and electrical apparatus incorporated within or mounted on, the safe break.
This document applies mainly to hazards related to the ignition of liquid fuels being dispensed or their vapour. This document also addresses electrical and mechanical hazards.
NOTE Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is not a liquid in the sense of this document.

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EN 13617-2:2004
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Mar 14, 2012