EN 10216-5:2021

Seamless steel tubes for pressure purposes - Technical delivery conditions - Part 5: Stainless steel tubes EN 10216-5:2021

Publication date:   Sep 16, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 21, 2021


CEN/TC 459/SC 10 Steel tubes, and iron and steel fittings

European Norm

23.040.10   Iron and steel pipes | 77.140.75   Steel pipes and tubes for specific use



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This document specifies the technical delivery conditions in two test categories for seamless tubes of a circular cross section made of austenitic (including creep resisting steel) and austenitic-ferritic stainless steel which are intended for pressure and corrosion resisting purposes at room temperature, at low temperatures or at elevated temperatures.
NOTE Once this document is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) under Directive 2014/68/EC, presumption of conformity to the Essential Safety Requirements (ESR) of Directive 2014/68/EC is limited to technical data of materials in this document and does not presume adequacy of the material to a specific item of equipment. Consequently, the assessment of the technical data stated in this material standard against the design requirements of this specific item of equipment to verify that the ESRs of the Pressure Equipment Directive are satisfied will be done by the designer or manufacturer of the pressure equipment, taking also into account the subsequent manufacturing processes which could affect properties of the base materials.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment


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EN 10216-5:2013


EN 10216-5:2021
60.60 Standard published
Apr 21, 2021