EN 12237:2003

Ventilation for buildings - Ductwork - Strength and leakage of circular sheet metal ducts EN 12237:2003

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2006

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   May 16, 2024


CEN/TC 156 Ventilation for buildings

European Norm

91.140.30   Ventilation and air-conditioning systems



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This standard specifies requirements and test methods for strength and air leakage of circular ductwork used in air conditioning and ventilation systems in buildings.
The standard is intended to establish the mechanical strength and leakage required to verify the fitness for the intended service as installed ductwork.
The standard is primarily intended for in-situ measurements, but provisions are also made for its use in laboratory testing. The requirements and methods are applicable also to rectangular ductwork in respect of air leakage.

Related legislation

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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


EN 12237:2003
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 16, 2024