EN 1055:1996

Plastics piping systems - Thermoplastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge inside buildings - Test method for resistance to elevated temperature cycling

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Oct 18, 2017


CEN/TC 155 Plastics piping systems and ducting systems

European Norm

23.040.05   Pipelines and its parts for external sewage systems | 23.040.20   Plastics pipes



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This Standard specifies a method for testing the resistance of thermoplastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge inside buildings, marked "B", or buried in the ground within the building structure, marked "BD" or "UD", to 1500 cycles of elevated temperature cycling. The method assesses leaktightness and resistance to sagging. Note: Definitions for application area codes, such as "B", are given in the referring standards.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors


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

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EN 1055:1996
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 18, 2017