prEN 14283

Plastics piping systems for general purpose buried ducting - Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) - Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system

General information

50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat   Jan 20, 2004


CEN/TC 155 Plastics piping systems and ducting systems

European Norm


This European Standard specifies the requirements for pipes, fittings and the system of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) solid-wall piping systems intended to be used for general purpose buried ducting.
It also specifies the test parameters for the test methods referred to in this standard.
prEN 14283 is applicable to PVC-U pipes and fittings, their joints and to joints with components of other plastics and non-plastics materials intended to be used for general purpose buried ducting.
This standard covers a range of nominal sizes and gives recommendations concerning colours.
NOTE It is the responsibility of the purchaser or specifier to make the appropriate selection from these aspects, taking into account their particular requirements and any relevant national regulations and installation practices or codes.
prEN 14283 is applicable to solid-wall PVC-U pipes of the following types:
- with plain ends;
- with integral or sleeve type cemented solvent cement socket;
- with integral tapered push-fit socket;
- with integral ring seal socket.
Pipes having a coating for internal lubrication, a colour coating or a coating for other identification purposes are covered by this standard. Multi-layer pipes are not subject to this standard.
The fittings are fabricated from pipes and/or mouldings.
Pipes and fittings with nominal outside diameters specified in Annex A are to be tested in accordance with this standard.
NOTE Pipes, fittings and other components conforming to any of the product standards listed in the bibliography can be used with pipes and fittings conforming to this standard, provided they conform to the requirements for joint dimensions given in clause 6 and to the requirements of Table 12.
Pipes and fittings of PVC-U for buried cable ducting are covered by prEN 14280.

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


prEN 14283
50.60 Close of voting. Proof returned by secretariat
Jan 20, 2004