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EN 161:2011

Automatic shut-off valves for gas burners and gas appliances

Jan 18, 2012

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Aug 29, 2012

CEN

CEN/TC 58 Safety and control devices for burners and appliances burning gaseous or liquid fuels

European Norm

23.060.40   Pressure regulators

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This European Standard specifies the safety, construction and performance requirements for automatic shut-off valves for use with gas burners, gas appliances and similar use, hereafter referred to as ‘valves’.
This European Standard is applicable to valves with declared maximum inlet pressures up to and including 500 kPa (5 bar) of nominal connection sizes up to and including DN 250 for use with one or more fuel gases in accordance with EN 437.
This European Standard is applicable to electrically operated valves and to valves actuated by fluids where the control valves for these fluids are actuated electrically, but not to any external electrical devices for switching the control signal or actuating energy.
An assessment method for valve designs is given by this European Standard.
This European Standard is also applicable to valves where the flow rate is controlled by external electrical signals, either in discrete steps or proportional to the applied signal.
This European Standard is also applicable to valves fitted with closed position indicator switches.
NOTE Provisions for final product inspection and testing by the manufacturer are not specified.

Related directives

Directives related to this standards.

90/396/EEC

Appliances burning gaseous fuels

Harmonized
2009/142/EC

Appliances burning gaseous fuels

Harmonized

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 161:2007

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EN 161:2011
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Aug 29, 2012