EN 13445-3:2021/prA1

Unfired pressure vessels - Part 3: Design

General information

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CEN/TC 54 Unfired pressure vessels

European Norm


This Part of this document specifies requirements for the design of unfired pressure vessels covered by EN 13445-1:2019 and constructed of steels in accordance with EN 13445-2:2019.
EN 13445-5:2019, Annex C specifies requirements for the design of access and inspection openings, closing mechanisms and special locking elements.
NOTE This Part applies to design of vessels before putting into service. It may be used for in service calculation or analysis subject to appropriate adjustment.

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

Life cycle


EN 13445-3:2021


EN 13445-3:2021/prA1
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May 26, 2021