EN 15776:2011

Unfired pressure vessels - Requirements for the design and fabrication of pressure vessels and pressure parts constructed from cast iron with an elongation after fracture equal or less than 15 %

Publication date:   Apr 19, 2011

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Oct 21, 2015


CEN/TC 54 Unfired pressure vessels

European Norm

23.020.30   Pressure vessels



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This European Standard specifies requirements for the design, material, manufacturing and testing of pressure vessels and pressure vessel parts made from materials for which details are specified from the following material standards for specific grades which meet the criterion of an elongation after fracture less than or equal to 15 %:
- EN 1561, Founding - Grey cast irons;
- EN 1563, Founding - Spheroidal graphite cast irons;
- EN 13835, Founding - Austenitic cast irons.
The allowed content of the vessel or pressure part is a fluid of group 2 only, according to the Directive 97/23/EC.

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EN 15776:2011
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 21, 2015