This European standard applies to metallic valves as pressure accessories for industrial applications with a maximum allowable pressure PS greater than 0,5 bar in accordance with the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC and specifies minimum requirements applicable to design, manufacture, testing, materials and documentation.
All relevant essential safety requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 97/23/EC applicable to valves have been taken into consideration and are addressed in this standard.
This standard is not applicable to:
- safety valve and bursting disc (a safety accessory),
- sight glass with its frames (component of a pressure equipment) and
- measurement chambers.
For other exclusions refer to the PED.
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 equipmentHarmonized/Supporting
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