EN 12573-3:2000

Welded static non-pressurized thermoplastic tanks - Part 3: Design and calculation for single skin rectangular tanks

Publication date:   Jan 22, 2004

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jul 31, 2017


CEN/TC 249 Plastics

European Norm

23.020.10   Stationary containers and tanks



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This standard specifies the design and calculation for single sking rectangular tanks, fabricated from the following thermoplastics: Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC), Poly (vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF). The tanks may be strengthened on the outside by means of ribs or frames made of the same or other materials. This standard is only applicable to tanks which are not intended to withstand internal pressure or vaccuum, other than that which may occur during the transfer of fluids (including gases) in their normal operation.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 12573-3:2000
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jul 31, 2017